Countermeasures must be updated to reflect new discoveries, including the risks of an unknown megathrust earthquake in Kanto that could trigger a giant tsunami.
Despite the serious risks associated with technology leaks, Japanese newspapers showed varying levels of urgency in their coverage of the AIST incident.
An anti-espionage law is crucial to halt cases like AIST where Japanese universities invest taxpayer funds in research that in the end benefits China.
In the face of a Chinese national’s theft, Japan has no law to detect such technology leaks or other espionage and no full-fledged counterintelligence agency.
Recent technology leaks have highlighted the need for new recommendations for institutional internal management and information handling protocols in Japan.
The suspect in the tech leak, a senior researcher at a Japanese research institute, is accused of sending data to a Chinese firm.
The new quantum computer has the potential for application in the development of new materials, drug discoveries, financial forecasting and other key fields.
Japanese researchers have discovered that a coffee compound boosts the conductivity of organic semiconductors. Could it be time for Japan to make a comeback?
Osaka Gas aims to demonstrate its methanation technology at the Expo, converting gas from food waste and hydrogen from renewable energy into synthetic methane.
There is a movement in Japan and the United States to connect supercomputers to study the novel coronavirus, which is raging through the world....