Japan successfully tests rocket engine propelled by new technology Japan Times - Jul 28 Japan on Tuesday successfully tested a rocket engine that was propelled by new technology using shock waves produced by burning a mixture of methane and oxygen gasses, with the aim of applying the propulsion method to deep space exploration in the future, the country’s space agency said.
Japan’s technological funk taipeitimes.com - Jul 21 When Tokyo last hosted the Olympics, in 1964, the unveiling of a bullet train capable of the improbable speed of 210 kilometers an hour heralded the dawn of a high-tech era in Japan.
COVID antibody cocktail approved in Japan NHK - Jul 21 Japan's health ministry has approved an antibody cocktail as a COVID-19 treatment. It's the first authorization in the country of a medicine that can be used on patients with mild symptoms.
Japan to allow TV airwaves to be used for 5G communications Japan Times - Jul 20 The communications ministry plans to launch as early as this fiscal year a new system to allow the airwaves for live television broadcasts to be also used for 5G ultrahigh-speed mobile communications, informed sources said Monday.