Science

Toshiba unveils robot to probe melted Fukushima nuclear fuel

Jan 28, 2019

Toshiba Corp. has unveiled a remote-controlled robot with tongs that it hopes will be able to probe the inside of one of the three damaged reactors at Japan's tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant and manipulate chunks of melted fuel

Japan whalers discuss plan to resume commercial hunt July 1

Jan 24, 2019

Japanese whalers have discussed plans to resume their commercial hunting along the northeastern coast on July 1, for the first time in three decades

Toyota, Panasonic announce venture for green auto batteries

Jan 22, 2019

Toyota, Panasonic set Corp. set green auto battery joint venture

China says doctor behind gene-edited babies acted on his own

Jan 21, 2019

A Chinese investigation says the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited in hopes of making them resistant to the AIDS virus acted on his own and will be punished for any violations of the law

Volcano in southern Japan erupts; no injuries or damage

Jan 17, 2019

A small island volcano in southern Japan has erupted, blasting rocks and ashes into the air but causing no damage or injuries

China says it exchanged data with NASA on far side of moon

Jan 14, 2019

China's space agency says it worked with NASA to collect data from the far side of the moon

China broadcasts spacecraft pictures from moon's far side

Jan 11, 2019

China has broadcast pictures taken by its rover and lander on the moon's far side

China broadcasts pictures taken by rover and spacecraft on far side of the moon

Jan 11, 2019

China broadcasts pictures taken by rover and spacecraft on far side of the moon

Chinese rover powers up devices in pioneering moon mission

Jan 5, 2019

China's space agency says all systems are go for its spacecraft and rover that have made a pioneering landing on the far side of the moon

China begins first surface exploration of moon's far side

Jan 4, 2019

A Chinese lunar rover has begun exploring the terrain in the world's first mission on the surface of the far side of the moon

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