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Japanese scientist and team win Ig Nobel for putting alligator on gas

September 18, 2020 - 23:52
An international research team including a Japanese scientist on Thursday won the Ig Nobel Acoustics prize after showing that an alligator’s pitch rises after it inhales helium-enriched air. (Japan Times)
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Japan's Hayabusa2 aims to probe asteroid '1998KY26' in 2031

September 15, 2020 - 23:03
Japan's Hayabusa2 space explorer will aim to probe the asteroid "1998KY26" located between the orbits of Earth and Mars in 2031 after completing its current mission of collecting samples from another asteroid, the country's science minister said Tuesday. (Kyodo)
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Elderly in Japan to get flu vaccine first

September 11, 2020 - 21:22
Japan's health ministry has decided to give seasonal flu shots to elderly people first, from October 1. (NHK)
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2 prefectures at worst stage over hospital beds

September 10, 2020 - 22:40
A government panel on the coronavirus outbreak says two prefectures, Okinawa and Ishikawa, still remain at the worst of the four stages in hospital bed availability. (NHK)
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CBD cream and its many benefits

September 7, 2020 - 21:00
Throughout our world’s history we have gone through trendy phases; whether it be clothes, hairstyles, etc. (newsonjapan.com)
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Sharp says its air purification technology can reduce airborne coronavirus

September 7, 2020 - 20:00
Sharp Corp. said Monday that research by the firm has shown that its air purifying technology is able to reduce airborne coronavirus particles, claiming it as a world first. (Japan Times)
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COVID-19 antibody survey starts

September 2, 2020 - 22:16
Japanese researchers have begun a large-scale survey to check blood samples from coronavirus survivors to see how long antibodies remain in the human body. (NHK)
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JAXA: Hayabusa2 capsule to be released on Dec. 5

September 2, 2020 - 22:03
Japan's space agency says its probe Hayabusa2 is scheduled to release in early December a capsule believed to contain samples of an asteroid. (NHK)
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