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The world’s fastest supercomputer has found opening just one window and one door diagonally opposite each other is the best way to ventilate an air-conditioned classroom to…

Masks made of nonwoven fabric performed best in a Japanese supercomputer model of their ability to block virus-carrying respiratory droplets, but other types of masks also…

An online column on using physics for novel coronavirus countermeasures run by The Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) has become a hit with readers, despite its discussion of…
Japanese researchers have developed a new method for predicting large solar flares, which may lead to better space weather forecasts and prevent disruptions to satellites and…
Japanese researchers have succeeded in capturing images of the roots of a plant absorbing nutrients in the soil and microorganisms for nourishment, a world first.

A pair of Japanese companies have developed a novel way to be stylish and antiseptic at the same time: a clothing fabric that kills microbes with tiny electric shocks generated…

The way mosquitoes avoid obstacles to find their targets while flying in the dark holds the secret to engineering better collision avoidance technology for autonomous aerial…

Shigehisa Ishii, a farmer in Susono, Shizuoka Prefecture, admires the “Nishina otome” variety of cherry blossoms that he developed jointly with the Riken research institute.

A Japanese team of researchers has shown that time at Tokyo Skytree’s observatory — around 450 meters above sea level — passes four nanoseconds faster per day than at near…