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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…

One robot can use a toilet brush to scrub porcelain bowls all by itself. Another lets humans work on faraway assembly lines with fine motor skills, thanks to virtual reality…

Researchers here developed a face mask that can be washed repeatedly and is touted as being able to render viruses inactive.
The teenage computer whiz has designed an iPhone app that uses GPS to keep people's own records of where they've been.
A life support machine developed by scientists here is being hailed as a major breakthrough for treating patients with serious pulmonary or heart problems, including those…

Contactless technologies have come into the spotlight amid the spread of the new coronavirus as people have become more conscious of the risks of infection from touching…

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.
While dentists can easily remove tartar buildup these days, scientists are thankful that people in the Edo Period (1603-1867) had no such modern dental plan. A team of researchers…
Tokyo's power and water utilities will share real-time grid data as part of efforts to improve services and better inform their response during natural disasters.
Japan took another step toward building technology-enabled "super cities," with legislation set to pass that will help advance local plans by lowering regulatory hurdles.