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Japanese Macaques Have Entered The Hot Tub Age

January 29, 2023 - 05:18
This is the northern-most living wild primate in the world, the Snow Monkey. (Animalogic)
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1st oral abortion pill steps closer to approval in Japan

January 28, 2023 - 06:32
A pharmaceutical advisory body for Japan's health ministry on Friday expressed no objection to the manufacturing and marketing of an abortion pill, bringing the medication a step closer to becoming the first of its kind to gain approval in the country. (Kyodo)
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Japan launches intel satellite to watch N. Korea, disasters

January 26, 2023 - 18:59
Japan successfully launched a rocket Thursday carrying a government intelligence-gathering satellite on a mission to watch movements at military sites in North Korea and improve natural disaster response. (AP)
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Wakata completes his 1st spacewalk

January 21, 2023 - 19:27
Japanese astronaut Wakata Koichi has completed his first spacewalk outside the International Space Station. (NHK)
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Inside the Insane Japanese Mega Factory Producing the Honda Civic Type R - Production Line

January 20, 2023 - 03:24
Today on FRAME, a feature on the Production line of the Japanese manufacturer, Honda. Check out how the iconic Civic Type R is made in one of the most advanced facilities in Japan, the Saitama Factory. (FRAME)
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Japan divers capture rare footage of live giant squid

January 20, 2023 - 02:56
A pair of scuba divers has captured rare video and photos of a 2.5-metre giant squid swimming in the waters off Japan's west coast. (
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Large marine creature believed to be whale spotted in Tokyo Bay

January 20, 2023 - 02:49
Japan Coast Guard officials say they have confirmed a large marine creature believed to be a whale in Tokyo Bay. (NHK)
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3 Japanese Species That Fight Back Against Invasive Species

January 13, 2023 - 04:30
When it comes to wildlife Japan is one of the most interesting places in the world. It's landscapes and wildlife vary greatly from north to south and it's home to a lot of species that can't be found anywhere else in the world. ()
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JAXA to begin final screening in astronaut recruitment

January 4, 2023 - 05:15
Japan's space agency is set to begin the final screening of applicants in its latest astronaut recruitment. Those who pass the screening will go on to take part in an international lunar exploration project. (NHK)
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Japan average temp in 2022 highest on record, 4th straight year

December 23, 2022 - 03:22
Japan's average temperature in 2022 was its highest ever for the fourth consecutive year, preliminary figures released by the country's weather agency showed Thursday. (Kyodo)
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Rule amendment to allow extended operation of Japanese reactors

December 22, 2022 - 05:17
Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has approved a draft of a new rule that would allow the country's nuclear power reactors to be operated for more than the current limit of 60 years. The amendment will require parliamentary approval. (
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Neutrinos: The key to unearthing the origin of the universe?

December 20, 2022 - 06:16
Physicists have proposed that ‘neutrinos’ – one of the most abundant fundamental particles in the universe – could be the origin of all matter in the universe today. (
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Survey: About 5% of COVID patients have aftereffects one month after onset

December 15, 2022 - 07:41
A new survey in Japan shows that more than 5 percent of people who were infected with the coronavirus continued to suffer aftereffects one month after developing symptoms. (NHK)
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SpaceX launches lunar lander for Japanese venture ispace, which aims to create an economy around the moon

December 12, 2022 - 07:26
Japanese lunar exploration company ispace began its long-anticipated first mission on Sunday, with a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launching the venture’s lunar lander from Florida. (
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SolarDuck set to build Japan’s first offshore floating solar demonstrator

December 10, 2022 - 06:55
Dutch-Norwegian company SolarDuck has been awarded a contract to develop Japan’s first offshore floating solar power generation and automated sailing boat technology demonstrator together with local partners. (
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Japan’s sewer pipes may soon be crawling with spider-like inspection robots

December 10, 2022 - 06:50
A Japanese robotics start-up has developed spider-like robots to inspect and maintain the country’s sewer pipes as the country grapples with a labour shortage in the industry. (South China Morning Post)
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Japan billionaire Maezawa says K-pop star, 7 others to join Moon trip

December 9, 2022 - 14:21
Japanese billionaire entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa said Friday K-pop artist Top and American DJ Steve Aoki will be among the eight crew members who will join him on a private space trip to orbit the Moon in 2023. (Kyodo)
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