SCI-TECH – 4

Oct 02
More than 330 coins were found in the stomach of a dead alligator in a central Japan zoo in May, apparently having been swallowed over a span of decades as visitors tossed spare change into the pond while making a wish. (Kyodo)

Oct 01
The last remaining pager service in Japan is being terminated on Monday. (NHK)

Sep 29
Kounotori8, Japan’s unmanned cargo spaceship loaded with supplies, docked at the International Space Station at an altitude of about 400 kilometers Saturday, the country’s space agency said. (Japan Times)

Sep 28
Strains of Ebola and four other deadly viruses have been imported to Japan for the development of diagnostic kits ahead of the expected influx of visitors for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, a governmental research institute said Friday.
(Japan Today)

Sep 27
新技術の開発によって、ビデオゲームはエンターテイメント、レクリエーション、社交の融合へと進化しています。 (newsonjapan.com)

Sep 26
A used-to-be leading tech hub, Japan is now facing new challenges and issues in the information technology sector. Now that the world has turned its eyes to Silicon Valley, Singapore, and Beijing, the Land of the Rising Sun is slightly out of the picture. (newsonjapan.com)

Sep 26
Data show that rising sea temperatures around Japan have significantly affected the country’s fishing industry. (NHK)

Sep 25
Japan early Wednesday launched an unmanned spacecraft towards the International Space Station, the operator said, after a fire early this month delayed the mission. (Japan Today)

Sep 12
Even if you don’t work in software development, you’ll have to become familiar with file-sharing technology sooner or later. Web servers, applications, email attachments, and social media files – all data is governed by this technology, also known as Peer-to-Peer or P2P sharing. (newsonjapan.com)

Sep 07
Japanese scientists have identified a new species of dinosaur from a nearly complete skeleton that was the largest ever discovered in the country, measuring eight meters long. (Japan Times)