Samples collected from asteroid Ryugu by Hayabusa2 contain RNA base uracil and remnants of liquid water — shedding light on the origins of life.
But, before that, a thorough investigation into what caused the last-minute glitch of the H3 rocket must be conducted by JAXA.
Japanese researchers have discovered that a coffee compound boosts the conductivity of organic semiconductors. Could it be time for Japan to make a comeback?
A research team at Kinki University has produced 'super-female' sturgeons that only lay female eggs. We could soon be enjoying affordable caviar from Japan.
A new study showed that fish are not eating microplastics by accident, but are actively feeding on them, with implications for the marine plastic waste issue.
Japan's ispace aims for the moon with a radical concept: to establish a lunar courier service. Its spacecraft might become Japan's first to land on the...
A research team in Okinawa developed a squid farming system based on a hot springs water-flow method and aimed at remedying over-exploitation of the resource.
NanoTerasu’s power is expected to facilitate rapid progress in scientists’ understanding of substances and revolutionary innovation in a wide range of fields.
iPS cells are moving from clinical trialsーeye disease, Parkinson’s disease, heart failure, cancer, spinal cord injuriesーto the stage of practical application.
This method will make it safer and easier to repel pests, and can also help in the development of fruits and vegetables that provide more health...
“Even if there is an X factor, it will still be necessary to get vaccinated, wear masks, and avoid crowded places” ー Dr. Masayuki Miyasaka, Osaka...
The research comes as demand increases for a safe and stable food supply - without the application of chemicals - to feed the growing global population.