A nifty new fountain in Osaka redefines the ancient concept of the water clock.
In what organizers are calling the world's first bipedal-robot marathon, foot-high humanoids compete in endurance test to run a full 26-mile marathon.
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To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the classic monster film, one Japanese jeweller has crafted a tribute to Godzilla out of solid 24-karat gold.
The fascination with weird and wonderful robots at the Android: What is a Human? exhibition continues, as Japan unveils the world's first android newscasters.
If you can afford a first-class seat, this 160 mph bullet train promises a plush ride to Nagano and the Sea of Japan.
BIREM can go from horizontal to vertical surfaces and could be used to inspect aging bridges and other steel structures.
The Spiral Top, a spinning gadget mounted with LEDs for gorgeous light paintings, brings a touch of artistry to the International Space Station.
The Japanese government is getting behind fuel-cell vehicles in a big way. This follows recent comments from a Toyota executive that battery-powered cars are not the future of long-range alternative fuel cars.
The company hoped to sell 9 million Wii U units between April 2013 and March 2014. It now expects to sell just 2.8 million units.