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renewable energy

A Sustainable Future Powered by Sea

Professor Tsumoru Shintake at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) yearns for a clean future, one that is affordable and...
speech translation device

Fujitsu Develops World’s First Wearable, Hands-Free Speech Translation Device

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of the world's first wearable, hands-free speech translation device, suitable for tasks in which the users' hands...
catalysis

UCLA, Japanese Scientists Discover New Way to Speed up Chemical Reactions

Ateam of scientists and engineers from UCLA and Japan’s University of Shizuoka has discovered a new mode of enzyme catalysis, the process that speeds...
infertility

New Technique Overcomes Genetic Cause of Infertility

Scientists have created healthy offspring from genetically infertile male mice, offering a potential new approach to tackling a common genetic cause of human infertility. Our...
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Sony and Sony Global Education Develop a New System to Manage...

IBM Japan today announced that Sony Corporation and Sony Global Education, a subsidiary of Sony that works to provide global educational services, have developed a...
crab nebula

New Observations Reveal Crab Nebula’s Polarised Emissions for First Time

The researchers' observations of polarised X-rays from the Crab Nebula and Pulsar, published today in Scientific Reports, may help explain sudden flares in the...
robots

When Robots Help with Shopping

Today, the desired book, toy or household appliance can be purchased by a click only – thanks to online mail order business and smart...
matter

Scientists Closer to Explaining Why Matter Persists over Antimatter

The results, announced today by the international team of scientists including large group from Imperial College London, suggest there could be a difference between...
fuel cell

Fuel of the Future

Norway’s role as a pioneer in the field of hydrogen technology started more than a century ago at a waterfall. In the steep mountain...
Thermometer

Development of a High Precision Thermometer for the Use at Around...

Points Developed a platinum resistance thermometer for high-precision temperature measurement at temperatures near 1000 °C Achieved by optimizing thermal treatment of platinum wires and...
Earthquakes

Japanese Slow Earthquakes Could Shed Light on Tsunami Generation

Understanding slow-slip earthquakes in subduction zone areas may help researchers understand large earthquakes and the creation of tsunamis, according to an international team of...
nanofibers

Printed ‘Coffee Rings’ Avoided with Nanofibers

Drying is an important part of printing words and electronics. Particles suspended in liquid are applied to a surface and the liquid evaporates leaving...
earthquake

Earthquakes Can Make Thrust Faults Open Violently and Snap Shut

It is a common trope in disaster movies: an earthquake strikes, causing the ground to rip open and swallow people and cars whole. The...
video

Finding life — and farming minerals — deep under the sea

Japanese researchers have access to the largest scientific vessel ever constructed, one that has a 120 metre tall derrick capable of drilling to 7500...
Indoor GPS

‘Indoor GPS’ Apps Closer to Reality With New NIST Challenge

GPS usually works great outdoors, but what if you’re disoriented in a large building such as a museum or a mall? There are no...
heart surgery

Beta-blockers Not Better for Heart Surgery Patients

A class of drugs traditionally used to protect the heart from disease may have no effect on cardiovascular surgical outcomes, according to a study by Keio University researchers1. The drugs,...
disasters

Improving Defence Against Earthquakes and Tsunamis

A pioneering new computer model has been developed to simulate the whole chain of hazard events triggered by offshore mega subduction earthquakes, by a...
metal

Conquering Metal Fatigue

Metal fatigue can lead to abrupt and sometimes catastrophic failures in parts that undergo repeated loading, or stress. It’s a major cause of failure...
nanofabrication

Learning How to Fine-tune Nanofabrication

Daniel Packwood, at Kyoto University's Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Patrick Han at Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR), Tohoku University and Taro...
supercomputer, Virtual Machine, lung diseases, Circuit, database integration, Lithium-Ion Batteries, Piezoelectric Device, In-Memory Deduplication, wavelength, genomic medicine, machine learning technology, Quantum Computers

FDK and Fujitsu Develop Cathode Material with High Energy Density for...

FDK Corporation and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that they have jointly developed lithium cobalt pyrophosphate (Li2CoP2O7), which has high energy density, for the cathode material...