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Japanese Company Pioneers Lunar Oxygen Generator

March 19, 2024 - 14:29
Aiming for future human habitation on the moon, a Japanese private company has announced the world's first initiative to produce hydrogen and oxygen on the lunar surface. (News On Japan)
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Fukushima Completes Fourth Release of Treated Water

March 18, 2024 - 01:04
The final release of treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the sea, which began in August last year, was completed around noon today. This marks the end of the planned discharge of 31,200 tons for this fiscal year. (News On Japan)
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Japan's First Private Rocket Launch Fails

March 13, 2024 - 12:01
A rocket named "Kairos," developed by the private company Space One, was launched from Kushimoto Town, Wakayama Prefecture, on Wednesday morning, only to explode and catch fire shortly after takeoff. (News On Japan)
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Tokyo Reports New Measles Case

March 13, 2024 - 07:16
A boy under the age of 5 living in Tokyo has been confirmed to be infected with measles (News On Japan)
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Astronaut Satoshi Furukawa Returns to Earth

March 13, 2024 - 01:54
JAXA astronaut Satoshi Furukawa has returned to Earth after more than six months on the International Space Station. (News On Japan)
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Astronaut Satoshi Furukawa to Return to Earth from ISS

March 12, 2024 - 06:19
Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa is set to return to Earth after spending over half a year on the International Space Station (ISS). (News On Japan)
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Alarming Rise in Cases of Deadly "Flesh-Eating Bacteria" in Japan

March 11, 2024 - 06:23
The rare infection known as "flesh-eating bacteria," or severe streptococcal infection, has a mortality rate of 30%. Last year, the number of patients reached a record high of 941, and this year the pace is on track to be the worst yet. (News On Japan)
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Private Rocket Launch Postponed Due to Ship in Safety Zone

March 10, 2024 - 06:18
The historic launch of a private rocket in southern Japan was postponed Saturday due to a ship remaining in the designated safety zone before take-off. (News On Japan)
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Drone Footage Reveals Interior of Fukushima Daiichi Reactor

March 9, 2024 - 09:14
For the first time, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has captured footage inside the containment vessel of Reactor 1 at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. (News On Japan)
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Deep-Sea Plastic Waste Around Japan 27 Times Global Average

March 7, 2024 - 06:49
Plastic waste, blending into the darkness of the deep sea, continues to increase and may soon have a significant impact on our lives. (News On Japan)
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Exploring the Possible Properties of Thymosin Alpha-1

March 7, 2024 - 02:14
Researchers interested in discovering new strategies potentially to improve immune function research may find it interesting to read about the Thymosin alpha-1 peptide. (News On Japan)
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Kushimoto Prepares for Historic Rocket Launch

March 7, 2024 - 01:55
Kushimoto, located at the southernmost tip of Honshu, is on the brink of opening a new path for Japan's space industry with the launch of KAIROS scheduled for Saturday. (News On Japan)
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Record High Sea Temperatures Near Japan

March 6, 2024 - 11:28
Sea temperatures around Japan in 2023 were 1.1C higher than the average, marking the highest level since records began, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. (News On Japan)
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Manned Test Flight of 'Flying Car'

March 3, 2024 - 04:31
Nobeoka City in Miyazaki Prefecture, aiming to utilize 'flying cars' for emergency medical services, conducted a public test flight on Saturday, March 2. (News On Japan)
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IGF-1 LR3: Muscle and Bone Research

March 2, 2024 - 12:06
Studies suggest that IGF-1 LR3 may be a significantly more potent derivative of native IGF-1 (insulin-like growth factor-1). (News On Japan)
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Osaka Deploys Sonic Waves to Deter 'Bird Strike'

March 2, 2024 - 08:29
A new device, called 'Bird Sonic,' has been installed at Kansai Airport, emitting high-frequency sound waves that birds dislike, effectively driving them away before colliding with aircraft. (News On Japan)
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Frequent Quakes Off Chiba Coast

March 1, 2024 - 17:08
A series of earthquakes have been occurring off the coast of eastern Chiba since Tuesday, February 27, with 16 tremors that have registered a seismic intensity of 1 or higher. (News On Japan)
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South Korea Pavilion at Osaka Expo Breaks Ground

February 29, 2024 - 03:24
The groundbreaking ceremony for the South Korea Pavilion at the Osaka-Kansai Expo was held on Wednesday, showcasing a floor area of about 3,500 square meters, and a giant LED screen on the front of the building to display Korean videos. (News On Japan)
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Japan's Tech Giants Unite to Pioneer Quantum Computing Business

February 28, 2024 - 23:35
Major electronics manufacturers are collaborating to establish a platform aimed at commercializing quantum computing. (News On Japan)
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Planting Anti-Allergy Cedar in Japan

February 28, 2024 - 07:10
As Japan enters peak pollen season, the battle against cedar pollen allergies intensifies, with questions remaining on the effectiveness of re-planting forests with pollen-free trees. (News On Japan)
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