Stretchable wires could herald new generation of wearables

Wires can be stretched to five times original size, still conduct electricity

  • Some businesses in Asia disrupted by cyber attack, authorities brace for more

  • Japan aims to double its space market to $21bn by 2030s

    The government will open up more free satellite data to the private sector

  • AI may be listening more than you think

    Privacy, ethical concerns grow as use of voice-based applications soars

  • iPS cell stockpiling system brings treatment closer to patients

    Time, costs can be trimmed, but risk of rejection remains

  • Interview

    Landmark surgery a step forward for iPS, says Nobel laureate

    Shinya Yamanaka says breakthrough will reduce costs, time for transplants

  • Unraveling the mysteries of black holes

    International project hopes to shed new light on these strange regions

  • Global climate change vs. coral reefs

    Japanese, Israeli scientists offer genomics-based approach to restoration

  • Japan performs first transplant of donor iPS cells

    Cheaper, prompter procedure opens doors to treating urgent ailments

  • World reaching turning point on carbon emissions as coal fades

    Even US is heading in greener direction despite Trump policies

  • Robots reproducing results a game changer for life sciences

    Japanese researchers automate procedures to boost accuracy and reliability

  • Japanese team testing malaria vaccine in West Africa

    Clinical trials by Osaka U. and Nobelpharma to start in May

  • Takeda expects to launch a better dengue vaccine

    Japanese pharmaceutical sees the neutralizer benefiting young children

  • Japan kicking regenerative medicine development into high gear

    Businesses, universities carrying out clinical research using donated stem cells

  • Asian universities move up in world rankings

    Survey finds regional higher education institutes perform best in engineering and technology

  • Unexpected phenomenon arising from 2011 quake

    Parts of coastal northeastern Japan seem to be getting a push

  • Nano-satellites thrust Australia back into space

    India, South Korea, Taiwan and China also involved in tiny spacecraft launches

  • NASA discovers solar system of 7 Earth-sized planets

    Some of the worlds could contain water, and a chance of alien life

  • Japan greenlights clinical tests on donor iPS cell transplants

    Alternative treatment seen slashing cost, time

  • Scientists fear they've only seen tip of the Trump iceberg

    Climate, other experts steel for fight as nascent policies fly in face of facts