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A Japanese artificial intelligence startup that had its IPO last week has exceeded $1 billion in market capitalization, even though it has yet to build a solid earnings track…

As part of efforts to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy, the Japanese government is considering securing “energy forests” for the specific purpose of growing sources for…
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…

Japanese convenience store operator Lawson has partnered with NEC to run an Indonesian pilot shop that uses video analysis to better determine shopping habits and inventory…

One man's trash is another man's treasure, so the proverb goes. But crab shells and eggshells? The former, it turns out, are an ingredient for moisturizing cream once the shells…
Students and professors at the University of Aizu in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, are getting a start on cashless payments of the future, using the new regional digital…
A team of researchers at Kyoto University successfully produced kidney tissues from stem cells that can function within a living organism, a first in the medical world.

The University of Tokyo plans to raise 20 billion yen ($189 million) from its first ever bond issue, possibly in early October. The 40-year bond will be the first debt to be…

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…

Japan’s Environment Ministry in cooperation with automakers will begin test development in fiscal 2021 on electric trucks used in logistics operations for convenience stores and…