First bulker with rigid sail launched in Japan maritime-executive.com - Jul 23 The first installation of a rigid, winged sail has been completed on a commercial bulker with the vessel recently floated at the Oshima Shipyard in Japan.
Japan wants to bring artificial gravity to the moon gizmodo.com - Jul 12 Interest in the Moon has been reignited recently, and Japan is looking to get in on the fun. Researchers and engineers from Kyoto University and the Kajima Corporation have released their joint proposal for a three-pronged approach to sustainable human life on the Moon and beyond.
These robots are actual people! Japan by Food - Jul 11 Japan is a country at the cutting edge of robotics technology. While many advances in robotics are utilized in factories and other industries, they are also finding their way into restaurants!
Toyota secures huge lead in solid-state battery patents Nikkei - Jul 07 Toyota Motor is by far the leading holder of solid-state battery patents, a Nikkei study shows, demonstrating how Japanese companies have dominated the race to develop the next-generation power source for electric vehicles.