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24/7 News Coverage About Japan
May 23, 2016
JAPAN PRESS NEWORK
New 4K Video Tech 'Sees' in the Dark
Tokyo (JPN) May 05, 2016
The capabilities of rapidly developing 4K video technology are turning night into day, and claiming a place once ruled by only by infrared and night vision equipment. Engineers at Sony think they have reinvented a new night owl. In many respects, Japan is the granddaddy of cutting-edge video development. Lavishly subsidized by the state since Tokyo hosted the Tokyo Summer Olympics in 1964, Japan's "Hi-Vision" specifications finally received the blessing of the International Telecommunications Unio ... read more

Space News from SpaceDaily.com
India's mini space shuttle blasts off

Supernova Reserve Fuel Tank Clue to Big Parents

Mission control ready for next Galileo pair

Cambridge: Evidence of Comets Orbiting a Sun-like Star

Opportunity takes panorama; uses wheel to scuff soil

China to launch 30 Beidou navigation satellites in next 5 years

First Stellar Occultations Shed Additional Light on Pluto's Atmosphere


JAPAN PRESS NEWORK

Clif Bar Blazes a Trail in Japan
A shorter than usual winter, along with warm spring weather has sports and outdoor enthusiasts gearing up for an active season in Japan. Organic food maker Clif Bar and Company hopes to blaze a trai ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Obama says no apology for A-bomb on Hiroshima visit
Barack Obama will not apologise for the atomic bombing of Hiroshima when he this week becomes the first sitting US president to visit the city, he told Japanese television. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
India's mini space shuttle blasts off

Supernova Reserve Fuel Tank Clue to Big Parents

Mission control ready for next Galileo pair

Cambridge: Evidence of Comets Orbiting a Sun-like Star

Opportunity takes panorama; uses wheel to scuff soil

China to launch 30 Beidou navigation satellites in next 5 years

First Stellar Occultations Shed Additional Light on Pluto's Atmosphere




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SUPERPOWERS

US to Lift Arms Embargo on Vietnam, Solidify Alliance With Japan
Washington DC (Sputnik) May 23, 2016 Expect the United States to eliminate its weapons ban against Vietnam while solidifying its security alliance with Japan amid President Barack Obama's upcoming ... more
JAPAN PRESS NEWORK

Toying with the Heart, and Other Body Parts
Toying with the human heart may be a sin, but it's serious business for Japanese professionals who make life-sized organ models. At Yokohama-based JUMBO Co., Ltd., which specializes in replicating h ... more
JAPAN PRESS NEWORK

Superfoods Are Coming to Breakfast
Breakfast foods are increasingly not only healthier, but super healthy. Fans simply call them "superfoods." Japanese importer Brilliant Earth Co. is hopeful that a dietary revolution is brewing in o ... more
24/7 News Coverage


CIVIL NUCLEAR

Towards decommissioning Fukushima: 'Seeing' boron distribution in molten debris
Decommissioning the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant just got one step closer. Japanese researchers have mapped the distribution of boron compounds in a model control rod, paving the way for determin ... more


POLITICAL ECONOMY

Global growth tops agenda as G7 meeting kicks off in Japan
Divisions over reigniting global growth were set to surface at the G7 in Japan Friday, with US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew expected to stand firm over any action threatening a currency war. ... more

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

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SOLAR DAILY

Kumenan mega solar plant commissioned in Japan
GE Energy Financial Services and Virginia Solar Group have commenced commercial operations on its jointly owned 32-megawatt Pacifico Energy Kumenan Mega Solar Project ("Kumenan Solar Project"), loca ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

Currency wars, fiscal stimulus rift in focus at G7 meeting
Finance ministers and central bankers from the G7 meet in Japan this week for talks likely to highlight a sharp divide over currency policy and how to breathe life into the wheezing global economy. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Pakistan seeks nuclear group membership to curb proliferation

Solar Impulse 2 plane lands in Dayton

Solar power getting cheaper in the United States

US eyes European reactors market

Boss of China solar firm Hanergy steps down after losing billions

Global growth tops agenda as G7 meeting kicks off in Japan

G7 warns over global economy as currency row flares

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Delay to NuGen nuclear power plant in England
The NuGen nuclear power project in England is due to start producing energy in 2025, a year later than expected, consultation documents published on Wednesday showed. ... more
NUKEWARS

US, S. Korea, Japan to hold joint drill against N. Korea
South Korea, Japan and the United States will hold their first anti-missile drills together next month to guard against threats from nuclear-armed North Korea, a Seoul official said Monday. ... more
WEATHER REPORT

Why do tomatoes smell 'grassy'
A Japanese research group has identified the enzymes that change the grassy odor of plants into a sweeter "green" fragrance. This discovery can potentially be used to grow sweet tomatoes with less o ... more
Cryogenic Buyer's Guide
Space Tech Expo - Design - Build - Test - Pasadena CA - May 24-26, 2016
The World's Largest Commercial Drone Conference and Expo - Sept 7-9 - Las Vegas
Directed Energy And Next Generation Munitions - 20-22 June - Washington DC
OIL AND GAS

BP takes stronger role in North Sea gas
BP said Monday it was doubling its stake in the Culzean gas field in the North Sea, which is expected to have enough gas to meet 5 percent of British demand. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Toshiba posts $4.4 bn full-year loss on nuclear writedown
Toshiba said Thursday that it suffered a $4.4 billion full-year net loss as the troubled conglomerate booked a massive write-down of its US nuclear unit, but said the worst was over as it forecast profits for the current business year. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
S. Korea rejects North's military talks offer

Lockheed demos future evolution of its flexible GPS 3 satellite design

Obama announces full lifting of Vietnam arms embargo

Obama says no apology for A-bomb on Hiroshima visit

US to Lift Arms Embargo on Vietnam, Solidify Alliance With Japan

Obama confirms Taliban leader's death in US strike

India's Modi in Iran on trip to boost trade

CHIP TECH

Ferromagnetism plus semiconductor equals spintronics
More, faster, better, cheaper. These are the demands of our device-happy and data-centered world. Meeting these demands requires technologies for processing and storing information. Now, a significa ... more
SPACEMART

SSL satellite for Sky Perfect JSAT begins post-launch maneuvers according to plan
Space Systems Loral (SSL) has announced that the JCSAT-14 satellite, which it designed and built for SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation (SKY Perfect JSAT), was launched late last night and is successfully ... more
NUKEWARS

Obama to make historic visit to Hiroshima
Barack Obama will this month become the first sitting US president to visit Hiroshima, but the White House is scotching talk of an apology for the devastating 1945 nuclear bombing of the city. ... more
LAUNCH PAD

SpaceX successfully lands rockets first stage after space launch
SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean early Friday after launching a Japanese communications satellite into orbit. ... more
LAUNCH PAD

SpaceX lands rocket's first stage after space launch
SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean early Friday after launching a Japanese communications satellite into orbit. ... more
LAUNCH PAD

SpaceX to launch Japanese satellite early Friday

ENERGY TECH

Anomalous sinking of spheres in apparently fixed powder beds discovered

SOLAR DAILY

Trina sets new efficiency record for interdigitated back contact PV cells

SUPERPOWERS

Japan agrees to lease military aircraft to Philippines

POLITICAL ECONOMY

China, Japan growth to slow sharply in 2016, IMF warns

SOLAR DAILY

Pattern Development and Green Power complete 14 MW PV farm

NUKEWARS

Obama still undecided about Hiroshima visit

FLOATING STEEL

France to build Australia subs but US to arm them

FLOATING STEEL

French PM vows to supervise Australian sub deal himself

EARTH OBSERVATION

NTT DATA and RESTEC achieve full global coverage with AW3DTM

China wants 'cooperation, not confrontation' with Japan

Japan abandons $250mn black hole satellite

Speedy bridge repair

Mammal-like reptile survived much longer than thought

Japan warship visits Philippines as China sea row festers

France wins 'momentous' $39 bn Australia sub contract

Prototype Japanese stealth fighter makes maiden flight

Preparations for a US west coast tsunami look to the past and future

Toshiba takes $2.3 bln hit from Westinghouse write-down


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