By fighting misinformation about the HPV vaccine to save lives, medical doctor Riko Muranaka has shown the cost and value of defending scientific integrity.
Hideo Itokawa was a leading aeronautical and rocket engineer. But it wasn't always smooth sailing. Failures are part and parcel of any worthwhile endeavor.
Japan is a treasure trove of scientific research but needs to raise its international profile, says Japan's leading chemist Kazuhito Hashimoto.
Researchers from two Japanese universities believe that, when used correctly, esports can improve our cognition and concentration.
Hoshino's discovery has opened up new avenues for cancer treatment. Her outreach to young women will also multiply the value of future scientific research.
But, before that, a thorough investigation into what caused the last-minute glitch of the H3 rocket must be conducted by JAXA.
From surgical robots to coffee-enhanced semiconductors and cutting-edge recycling technology, Japan's technological innovation is set to shape the future.
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.
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...
Samples from Ryugu sent back to earth by Hayabusa2 have led to startling discoveries about the power of cosmic rays and the makeup of asteroids.
NanoTerasu’s power is expected to facilitate rapid progress in scientists’ understanding of substances and revolutionary innovation in a wide range of fields.