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A researcher in Osaka Prefecture has developed a wearable material that generates electricity from excess human body heat using tiny sensors that can be stuck on the skin like…

Researchers here developed a face mask that can be washed repeatedly and is touted as being able to render viruses inactive.

Zetta, a spinout from the Tokyo Institute of Technology, also known as Tokyo Tech, has developed a nonwoven nanofiber material that can be washed repeatedly without losing its…

Five companies from Singapore and two from Japan have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore hydrogen as a low-carbon alternative to power Singapore’s energy…
What’s the most interesting thing you can do with a pocket full of change and a trip to a 100-yen (90 cents) store? Two Gifu high schoolers say they can soon use that kind of…
Demand for using fireproof wood designs to build large structures, including the new National Stadium, is heating up in Japan. The material, called Moen-Wood, makes it possible to…
When stuff breaks, in a pinch many turn to tape to slap all sorts of things back together. But while taping together human muscles and body tissue would seem a stretch, doctors…
A research team led by Osaka University developed a high-strength marine biodegradable plastic sheet by combining two ubiquitous biomass resources, starch and cellulose.
About 20 chemicals companies in Japan, including Mitsubishi Chemical, will start joint management of an artificial intelligence-based system in fiscal 2021 for developing advanced…
Scientists here have created a biodegradable paper-thin sensor device that connects to the internet of things (IoT) system to transmit data.