Japanese scientists at a Tokyo museum unveiled Tuesday the world's first robotic newscaster, an eerily human-like android that can speak clearly and smoothly, for the most part outdoing any human.
Japan has caught and killed 30 minke whales in its first hunt despite the International Court Justice (ICJ) ruling earlier this year that specifically banned such practices.
After all the excitement over the recent catch and release of the goblin shark caught in the Gulf of Mexico, fisherman off the coast of Japan nabbed a rare megamouth shark recently.
The Kelp Watch 2014 project announced Wednesday that the West Coast shoreline, including kelp forests, harbors no radiation contamination as a result of the March 2011 disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan.
Japan's women are once again the world's longest-lived in 2012, a year after falling to second place behind Hong Kong, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said in an annual report released Thursday.
After three months of anti-whaling activities, Sea Shepherd docked in Australia, only this time without the captain.
A giant isopod has been fasting for more than four years at an aquarium in Japan.