University / Research institute

Halocarbon Emissions Rise in Japan Following 2011 Earthquake

August 24, 2015

Chemicals

 

Halocarbon Emissions Rise in Japan Following 2011 Earthquake

An international study group including the National Institute for Environmental...
 
NEDO, Asahi Glass Develop New Refrigerant with Dramatically Lower Climate Impact

August 2, 2014

Corporate

 

NEDO, Asahi Glass Develop New Refrigerant with Dramatically Lower Climate Impact

Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) ann...
 
Japanese Institute to Develop Forest Management System called e-forest

July 18, 2014

Others

 

Japanese Institute to Develop Forest Management System called e-forest

The Mie Prefecture Forestry Research Institute is researching and developing a ...
 
Nihon Fukushi University to Donate Vaccines to Developing Countries Based on Number of University Entrance Applications

July 14, 2014

Others

 

Nihon Fukushi University to Donate Vaccines to Developing Countries Based on Number of University Entrance Applications

Nihon Fukushi University announced on November 27, 2013, the start of an intern...
 
Pest Control Method Using Sex Pheromone Developed to Keep Sugarcane from White Grubs

July 6, 2014

Chemicals

 

Pest Control Method Using Sex Pheromone Developed to Keep Sugarcane from White Grubs

The Japanese National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS), the Okinawa ...
 
RIKEN and Kaneka Successfully Produce Bioplastics from Non-Food Biomass

July 4, 2014

Chemicals

 

RIKEN and Kaneka Successfully Produce Bioplastics from Non-Food Biomass

RIKEN, a comprehensive chemical research institute in Japan, and Kaneka Corpora...
 
Tohoku University Unveils Mechanism for Cool-Temperature Damage in Rice

June 28, 2014

Food

 

Tohoku University Unveils Mechanism for Cool-Temperature Damage in Rice

A research group studying genome inheritance led by Professor Atsushi Higashita...
 
New Cooking Pot, Stove Unveiled that Recharges Cell Phone, Other Devices

June 20, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

New Cooking Pot, Stove Unveiled that Recharges Cell Phone, Other Devices

All Rights Reserved. TES New Energy Co., a venture company to transfer technolo...
 
Shibaura Institute of Technology's Zero-Energy House Awarded at 'Ene-Mane House 2014'

June 2, 2014

Energy Conservation

 

Shibaura Institute of Technology's Zero-Energy House Awarded at 'Ene-Mane House 2014'

The Shibaura Institute of Technology submitted a zero-energy house to "Ene-Mane...
 
Latest Analysis of Global Climate Change Impacts   Released

May 28, 2014

Climate Change

 

Latest Analysis of Global Climate Change Impacts Released

The Institute of Industrial Science at the University of Tokyo announced on Dec...
 
JAEA Develops Lithium Recovery Technology from Seawater

May 16, 2014

Mineral Resources

 

JAEA Develops Lithium Recovery Technology from Seawater

The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) announced on February 7, 2014, that it ha...
 
University of Tokyo Elucidates New Energy Transfer System in Photosynthesis in Phycobilisomes

May 11, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

University of Tokyo Elucidates New Energy Transfer System in Photosynthesis in Phycobilisomes

The University of Tokyo announced on February 4, 2014, that they successfully se...
 
RIKEN Improves Photosynthesis Bioplastic Production to World's Highest Level

May 4, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

RIKEN Improves Photosynthesis Bioplastic Production to World's Highest Level

RIKEN, Japan's comprehensive science research institution, announced on January...
 
University Research Group Develops Zero Standby Power Consumption Wake-up Circuit

April 28, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

University Research Group Develops Zero Standby Power Consumption Wake-up Circuit

Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, announced on December 5, 2013, the deve...
 
Joint Study to Address Relationship between Radiation Exposure and DNA Damage of Cows Following Fukushima Nuclear Power Accident

April 9, 2014

Nuclear Power

 

Joint Study to Address Relationship between Radiation Exposure and DNA Damage of Cows Following Fukushima Nuclear Power Accident

The Society for the Study of Livestock and Farmland Relating to the Fukushima N...
 
Japanese Researchers Develop Man-Made Leaves that Harvest Light

April 7, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Researchers Develop Man-Made Leaves that Harvest Light

The Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) announced on January 9, 2014, su...
 
Kinki University Fisheries Laboratory Becomes Certified as a Gold Sustainability Partner

March 11, 2014

Food

 

Kinki University Fisheries Laboratory Becomes Certified as a Gold Sustainability Partner

The Kinki University Fisheries Laboratory, restaurants serving farmed fish that...
 
Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs Adopts Nine Projects for Conservation and Inheritance of Dialects in Disaster-Stricken Area

March 10, 2014

Diversity

 

Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs Adopts Nine Projects for Conservation and Inheritance of Dialects in Disaster-Stricken Area

The Agency of Cultural Affairs has been surveying the actual situation of the d...
 
NEDO, Kyoto University Develop Uninterrupted Automotive Transmission

March 5, 2014

Transportation / Mobility

 

NEDO, Kyoto University Develop Uninterrupted Automotive Transmission

Kyoto University and the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organ...
 
Chukyo University Proves Potential of Bamboo Charcoal to Adsorb and Remove Radioactive Substances

March 2, 2014

Nuclear Power

 

Chukyo University Proves Potential of Bamboo Charcoal to Adsorb and Remove Radioactive Substances

A research group in the Engineering Department of Chukyo University announced e...
 
Mie University Tops Eco-Friendly University Ranking 2013

March 1, 2014

Education

 

Mie University Tops Eco-Friendly University Ranking 2013

All Rights Reserved. The Japan Youth Ecology League, a nonprofit organization (N...
 
Public-Private Joint Research for Solar Sharing

February 23, 2014

Renewable Energy

 

Public-Private Joint Research for Solar Sharing

Looop Inc., a Japanese developer and retailer of products to utilize renewable e...
 
CO2 Monitoring of Tropical Peatlands Shows Disturbance Comes with Climate Price

February 20, 2014

Climate Change

 

CO2 Monitoring of Tropical Peatlands Shows Disturbance Comes with Climate Price

Hokkaido University announced November 21, 2013, the results of a long-term mon...
 
Japanese Research Group Succeeds in Removal of Radioactive Cesium from Incinerator Ash

January 30, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Research Group Succeeds in Removal of Radioactive Cesium from Incinerator Ash

The Nanosystem Research Institute of Japan's National Institute of Advanced In...
 
Private Sector-Led Awarding Program Promotes Work-Life Balance

January 28, 2014

Diversity

 

Private Sector-Led Awarding Program Promotes Work-Life Balance

The Promotion Committee for Work-life Balance consisting of volunteers from ind...
 
Guidelines Proposed for Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

January 26, 2014

Others

 

Guidelines Proposed for Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

The Tokyo Institute of Technology announced on March 25, 2013, that the research...
 
RIKEN Develops Super High-Resolution Global Atmospheric Simulation

January 13, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

RIKEN Develops Super High-Resolution Global Atmospheric Simulation

A team of researchers from the RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Scie...
 
Japanese Institute Launches Website to Help User Calculate, Visualize Carbon Sinks in Soil

January 12, 2014

Climate Change

 

Japanese Institute Launches Website to Help User Calculate, Visualize Carbon Sinks in Soil

Japan's National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences (NIAES) announced on...
 
Japanese Institute Develops New Water Wheel to Generate Power from Low Gradient Flow

December 25, 2013

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Institute Develops New Water Wheel to Generate Power from Low Gradient Flow

The National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) of Japan announc...
 
AIST Established New Institute in Fukushima Prefecture to Achieve Prompt and Large-Capacity Installation of Renewable Energy

December 16, 2013

Renewable Energy

 

AIST Established New Institute in Fukushima Prefecture to Achieve Prompt and Large-Capacity Installation of Renewable Energy

The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) ann...
 
Communication Support Application 'KoeTra' Released for the Hearing-Impaired

December 15, 2013

Well-Being

 

Communication Support Application 'KoeTra' Released for the Hearing-Impaired

The National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) rel...
 
NEDO Team Develops New Weight-Saving Plastic for Car Chassis

December 11, 2013

University / Research institute

 

NEDO Team Develops New Weight-Saving Plastic for Car Chassis

The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) announc...
 
Japanese Researchers Succeed in Doubling Quantity of Hydrogen Produced by Blue-Green Algae

December 3, 2013

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Researchers Succeed in Doubling Quantity of Hydrogen Produced by Blue-Green Algae

A research group at RIKEN, a Japanese comprehensive research organization for b...
 
Japanese Shipbuilder Granted AIP for Development of OTEC

December 1, 2013

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Shipbuilder Granted AIP for Development of OTEC

Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU), a development-oriented shipbuilder, has b...
 
Japanese Institute Develops New Technology to Decompose CO2 at Room Temperature

November 28, 2013

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Institute Develops New Technology to Decompose CO2 at Room Temperature

Japan's Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) announced on August 26, 2013,...
 
Japanese Institute Launches Field Trial of Mobility Robot Transport

November 22, 2013

Transportation / Mobility

 

Japanese Institute Launches Field Trial of Mobility Robot Transport

The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in...
 
Coastal Amusement Park in Japan Installs Seawater Heat Pump to Save Energy

November 13, 2013

Energy Conservation

 

Coastal Amusement Park in Japan Installs Seawater Heat Pump to Save Energy

Yokohama Hakkeijima Inc., the company operating Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Para...
 
Japanese Research Institute Succeeds in Test Run of Train Using Superconducting Cable

November 9, 2013

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Research Institute Succeeds in Test Run of Train Using Superconducting Cable

The Railway Technical Research Institute (RTRI) of Japan announced on July 2...
 
Energy-Saving Light-Control Film Developed, Automatically Adjusts Sunlight Transmission in Summer and Winter

November 8, 2013

Energy Conservation

 

Energy-Saving Light-Control Film Developed, Automatically Adjusts Sunlight Transmission in Summer and Winter

Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AI...
 
Japanese Researchers Explain 100,000-year Climate Cycle and Glaciation

November 5, 2013

Climate Change

 

Japanese Researchers Explain 100,000-year Climate Cycle and Glaciation

The University of Tokyo, the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technol...
 
Researchers Study Impact of CO2 Sequestration on Subsurface Microbial Communities

October 24, 2013

Ecosystems / Biodiversity

 

Researchers Study Impact of CO2 Sequestration on Subsurface Microbial Communities

Microorganisms living in depleted oil reservoirs continue to produce methane...
 
 The 'Miracle of Kamaishi': How 3,000 Students Survived March 11

October 22, 2013

Newsletter

 

The 'Miracle of Kamaishi': How 3,000 Students Survived March 11

Photo courtesy of Katada Lab (Graduate School of Engineering, Gunma Universi...
 
NEDO Develops Inorganic Separation Membrane for Energy-Efficient Distillation Process

October 17, 2013

Chemicals

 

NEDO Develops Inorganic Separation Membrane for Energy-Efficient Distillation Process

New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) announced o...
 
Tokyo Univ. Team Finds Heat Uptake in Deep Ocean is Increasing

October 15, 2013

Climate Change

 

Tokyo Univ. Team Finds Heat Uptake in Deep Ocean is Increasing

A research group led by Masahiro Watanabe, Associate Professor at the Atmosphere...
 
Three More Agricultural Sites in Japan Designated as GIAHS

October 3, 2013

Ecosystems / Biodiversity

 

Three More Agricultural Sites in Japan Designated as GIAHS

At the International Forum on Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Syste...
 
Japanese Market Research Firm Forecasts Growth of Offshore Wind and Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Power Generation

September 26, 2013

Renewable Energy

 

Japanese Market Research Firm Forecasts Growth of Offshore Wind and Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Power Generation

Fuji Keizai Co., a Japanese market research firm, released the results of it...
 
Hosei University Develops Technology to Concentrate Gallium 920-Fold

September 20, 2013

Fossil Fuels

 

Hosei University Develops Technology to Concentrate Gallium 920-Fold

Professor Takaya Akashi of Hosei University announced on March 11, 2013, tha...
 
Sendai City Partners with Universities to Develop Algal Biomass Technology Using Sewage Water

September 13, 2013

Environmental Technology

 

Sendai City Partners with Universities to Develop Algal Biomass Technology Using Sewage Water

The City of Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, inaugurated on April 24, 2013, the Al...
 
Gunma Certifies First Multicultural Community Advancement Officers

September 9, 2013

Diversity

 

Gunma Certifies First Multicultural Community Advancement Officers

Gunma Prefecture certified five people as Multicultural Community Advancemen...
 
Keio University Succeeds in Experiment to Control Electricity Supply and Demand of 1,000 Households

September 7, 2013

Energy Conservation

 

Keio University Succeeds in Experiment to Control Electricity Supply and Demand of 1,000 Households

Keio University announced on May 22, 2013 that it succeeded in an experimen...
 
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