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September 25, 2016
NASA, JAXA Focus on Maximizing Scientific Output From Space Station
Houston TX (SPX) Sep 22, 2016
A new program for research cooperation on the International Space Station will enable JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) and NASA to encourage researchers and entities from both countries to mutually utilize experiment hardware between the U.S. and Japanese Experiment Module (JEM, or Kibo, which means "Hope" in Japanese). The Japan-U.S. Open Platform Partnership Program was announced by the governments of the U.S. and Japan in December 2015, and will run through at least 2024. "The Op ... read more

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Japan PM seeks Cuba's help amid N. Korea nuclear 'provocations'
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe concluded a visit to Cuba Friday with condemnation of North Korea's nuclear "provocations" and a request for help from Pyongyang's ally Havana to pursue a "world without nuclear weapons." ... more

Japan PM demands world find 'new means' to stop N. Korea
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday demanded that the world find a new way to halt the threat from North Korea after the long-sanctioned regime's nuclear and missile tests. ... more

Typhoon Malakas slams Japan, heading toward Tokyo
A powerful typhoon slammed into Japan on Tuesday, leaving at least three dozen people injured and one missing, as torrential rains caused serious flooding that washed away a bridge and inundated homes and cars. ... more
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Typhoon Malakas slams Japan, heading toward Tokyo
A powerful typhoon slammed into Japan on Tuesday, injuring at least eight people and dumping torrential rains that caused serious flooding and left some communities waterlogged. ... more


First test of driverless minibus in Paris Saturday
The French capital's transport authority will on Saturday carry out its first test of a driverless minibus, in the hope that regular routes for the hi-tech vehicles will be up and running within two years. ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy

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Smart Lighting: The Drive Behind LED Control
While LED technology continues to evolve, much of the new focus has shifted from producing a more luminous bulb to how to better harness the light. It appears that the capability for ultimate contro ... more

High Tech Moisture Meter Makes Plant Sitting Easy
Amateur botanists and gardeners with other than 'green' thumbs can rest easy away from their plants now that automatic, precise soil monitoring is here. Garden products maker Cabinotier, a three-yea ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
UN trims nuclear power growth forecasts

Scientists forge nanogold chains with atomic precision

Hyperloop pushes dream of low-cost futuristic transport

First test of driverless minibus in Paris Saturday

Alberta taking a step away from coal

Canada, China aim to strike free-trade deal

California dreamin' for Chinese investors in US


Basil Seed Basics About Weight Loss
Seed-based weight-loss schemes are all the rage these days. But which is the best? Many kinds of seeds - as well as nuts - are good for health, but seeds are the more compelling category of nature's ... more

China lashes out at Japan's South China Sea plans
China is "disappointed to the point of despair" with Japan's conduct in the South China Sea, it said Monday, after Tokyo announced it may set up training patrols with the US in the contested region. ... more

Future US bomber will be called Raider, honoring planes that hit Japan
The long-range US strike bomber of the future will be called the Raider, in honor of warplanes that staged a surprise attack against Japan during World War II, the Air Force said Monday. ... more
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Magma build-up at Japanese volcano poses growing threat
One of Japan's most active volcanoes could be close to a major eruption, threatening the safety of hundreds and thousands of residents of a nearby city, a new study has shown. A team of experts, inc ... more

Raytheon receives $43 million Sidewinder missile contract modification
Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a $43 million contract modification for the procurement of 64 Sidewinder missiles for Japan, Norway and Taiwan. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
French fighter jet deal: an Indian saga

US Air Force set to replace intercontinental nuke arsenal

N. Korea air show thumbs nose at sanctions

Russia jails space engineer for 7 years for treason

Syria's Aleppo reels from new wave of air strikes

U.S. intel agency renews contract for satellite imagery

Rouhani uses UN to hit US over nuclear deal


'Living fossil' crabs mysteriously dying in Japan
Hundreds of horseshoe crabs - known as "living fossils" because they are among the Earth's oldest creatures - have been found dead in southern Japan, confounding experts who study the alien-like sidewalkers. ... more

Dry Ice Cleaning Awaits Japanese Thaw
Making homemade root beer and freezing tennis balls may rank as a few of the recreational uses for solid carbon dioxide, also known as dry ice, or solid CO2. But its industrial use as an efficient a ... more

Magma accumulation highlights growing threat from Japanese volcano
A research team led by the University of Bristol has found magma build-up beneath Japan's Aira caldera and Sakurajima volcano may indicate a growing threat to Kagoshima city and its 600,000 inhabita ... more

Japan's Tatami Down But not Out
Japan's rapid industrialization and embrace of Western lifestyle have spelled the gradual, decades-long decline of the traditional tatami mat. But is it due for a comeback? Tatami makers in Kumamoto ... more

Japan Readies for All Digital Audio iPhone 7
While Apple's new iPhone 7 announcement has stirred the ire of many of the brand's fans because of the company's decision to dump analog audio, Japan stands likely to embrace the change. In fact, so ... more


Virtual Practice Makes Perfectly Safe
Despite its narrow streets, high proportion of car ownership, and dense population, Japan routinely ranks as one of the world leaders in traffic safety. Simulators are part of the reason why; the Ja ... more

Award Winning Wheelchair Design Goes Hollywood
Cutting-edge wheelchair technology made by Japanese hands is grabbing global attention - both at the sales office and at the box office. The outlook at WHILL Co., Ltd. (pronounced "will"), man ... more
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Batch production of Long March 5 underway

Scientific experiment apparatuses on Tiangong-2 put into operation

China space plane taking shape

China's space survival experiment goes on well

Rocket maker aims high with lofty output targets

NASA to reveal 'surprising' activity on Jupiter's moon

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World governments urge end to domestic ivory markets


S.Korea clearing up after strongest ever quake


Japan official criticised for piggyback ride over puddle


New bivalve species dwelling on a sea cucumber discovered in Japan


Smart Mirror Makes for Fast Fashion Changes


Global anger over N. Korea nuclear test as UN set to meet


Season's first dolphins killed in annual Japan hunt


Child Seat Sensor Ensures In-Car Safety


The 'Sultan of Sign Makers' Sets up in Japan


Portable skin exams are more than skin deep

Industrial Robots: Rethinking the Status Quo

Oshibori on the Rise: Reinventing the Hand Towel

Macrobiotic enzymes are the guts of a healthy diet

Solar humidifiers improve eco-friendly air quality

2016 shaping up to be the year of ransomware

Taiwan Drones 'Scan' Japan for an Opening

Nigeria says to borrow from World Bank, China, Japan

Ex-Japan PM Koizumi says Fukushima not 'under control'

New PlayStation 4 products aim to keep Sony in lead

Unlocking the mystery on how plant leaves grow their teeth

Climate change spells worse typhoons for China, Japan: study

S. Korea hosts arms show after N. Korea missile tests

Security Council to meet after latest NKorea missile test

China, Japan seek to improve ties as Xi, Abe meet

Britain's May faces obstacles to post-EU trade goals

Deal with oil giant helps near-extinct whale recover

New Drones are Taking Off - Vertically and Horizontally

Rosneft and Gazprom Discuss New Joint Projects With Japanese Companies

Laundry-folding washing machine: eye-catching gizmos at IFA fair

17 unaccounted for in typhoon-hit northern Japan

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