Residents living in a small village in south of Tokyo are all living in danger atop an active volcano.
A new study revealed the presence of strong infrared emission in extraordinary supernovae, supporting the accretion scenario, which suggests that supernovae came from a binary system composing of a white dwarf and a normal star.
Seven-year-old Yamato Tanooka was found in an abandoned military base after going missing for 6 nights. Yamato’s story, pieced together by police and military, showed his admirable strength and resourcefulness to survive such an ordeal.
Japan’s military joined the search for Yamato Tanooka, the missing seven-year-old boy who was abandoned by his parents in a bear-inhabited forest.
Hanako, a 69-year old elephant at Tokyo Zoo, has recently died due to respiratory failure after lying on her side for a long time.
Japan makes a twist on the Olympics opening ceremony as they plan to welcome 2020 Olympics with a meteor shower.
Astroscale have launched maiden projects, IDEA OSG and ADRAS 1, designed to locate and collect space waste.
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency puts an end to the retrieval operations of their multi-million X-ray satellite lost in space, shifting their attention to finding out what caused the anomaly.
Researchers recently unearthed two new plankton-eating fossil fish species, of the genus called Rhinconichthys. This discovery triples the number of known species.
One writer lines up a long list of scientists, doctors, and exercisers who have sought to learn more about walking and its effects on humans; as well as some pretty inspiring tales of long walks, such as a 3,800-mile series of walks by one doctor in all seasons, to show the power of believing in yourself.
For the first time, three young giant squid were caught off the coast of Japan. This finding sheds light on the early lives of these otherwise elusive sea creatures.
Following a ruling by the International Court of Justice in 2014, saying that Japan had unlawfully claimed to be doing scientific research while whaling in the Antarctic, Japan's government recently announced that the country will resume whaling in Antarctica.
Black rice, also known as forbidden rice, was once reserved for the Emperor. Now, it is widely popular for having high antioxidants. A new study sheds light on how the grains got their dark color.
A group of scientists discovered that a marine species thought to be a "living fossil" is actually rapidly evolving. While the species hasn't changed much on the outside, a recent genetic analysis provides more information on brachiopod evolution.
In many parts of the world, education is the #1 factor associated with awareness of climate change. But there are regional distinctions, and countries vary in terms of why people do or don't know the word and phenomenon. More here from a global poll done by researchers from Yale, Columbia, Utah State, Princeton, U-Mass-Amherst, and Academica Sinica in Taiwan.