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The use of multilingual translation tools is expanding in Japan, where foreign workers are expected to increase in the wake of April’s launch of new visa categories.
A class of drugs is emerging that can attack cancer cells in the body without damaging surrounding healthy ones. They have the potential to replace chemotherapy and its disruptive…
Chubu Electric Power Co. said Wednesday that it has invested in Groove X Inc., a robotics start-up based in Tokyo.
Sumitomo Riko Co., a Nagoya-based auto parts maker, has developed a system that can determine whether a driver is holding the steering wheel, a piece of technology that could…
Japanese semiconductor-maker Renesas Electronics Corp. has opened a laboratory in Shanghai jointly with a local affiliate of Germany’s Volkswagen group to boost research and…
A government council came up with an innovation initiative Tuesday calling for full support for creating cutting-edge startups in several designated “base cities” across Japan.
The government on Tuesday made a decision on a regulatory reform measure to allow foreign students to start their own companies.
NEC Corp. said Thursday that it will experiment with using fingerprint recognition technology to promote vaccination among infants in developing nations.
A government white paper on Friday called for cuts in costs for consumers to promote power generation from renewable energy sources.
Taisei Corp. and SoftBank Group Corp. are planning to use 5G networks to run autonomous and remotely operated construction machinery in land-reclamation projects in the Kanto…