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07.29.15
Japanese scientists fire the world's most powerful laser
07.29.15

Japanese scientists fire the world's most powerful laser

Researchers at Osaka University have fired a hugely powerful laser over an incredibly short amount of time. Because science.

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02.28.13
Sony unloads 'Sony City Osaki' building for $1.2 billion, will remain as lessee
02.28.13

Sony unloads 'Sony City Osaki' building for $1.2 billion, will remain as lessee

In a bid to bolster its bottom line, Sony's been selling properties like a desperate monopoly play...

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10.07.12
Inhabitat's Week in Green: solar panel printer, gold producing bacteria and a life-size of horse made of computer keys
10.07.12

Inhabitat's Week in Green: solar panel printer, gold producing bacteria and a life-size of horse made of computer keys

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean t...

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05.01.12
Panasonic's hair-washing robot exterminates dirt, unauthorized humans (video)
05.01.12

Panasonic's hair-washing robot exterminates dirt, unauthorized humans (video)

Panasonic is now testing its hair-washing robot at a salon in Nishinomiya, Japan. Designed to care...

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06.20.11
Japan speeding ahead with 500km/h Maglev train
06.20.11

Japan speeding ahead with 500km/h Maglev train

Traveling the 515 km (320 miles) from Tokyo to Osaka by Shinkansen bullet train currently requires...

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03.24.11
Researchers enable tactile feedback for e-readers using real paper, just like the olden days (video)
03.24.11

Researchers enable tactile feedback for e-readers using real paper, just like the olden days (video)

Brainiacs from Osaka University have created what they've called the Paranga -- a device that fulfi...

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02.25.11
World's first robot marathon gets off to a slow start, will likely stay that way
02.25.11

World's first robot marathon gets off to a slow start, will likely stay that way

It might take them a good 92 hours longer than the fastest human runners, but a group of five pint-...

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10.26.10
Largest Pokemon Center on Earth opening in Osaka next month
10.26.10

Largest Pokemon Center on Earth opening in Osaka next month

Nintendo has announced a few more details about the new Pokémon Center it's planning on open...

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08.04.10
Visualized: PlayStation 3 is big in Japan
08.04.10

Visualized: PlayStation 3 is big in Japan

Surely some folks must have noticed the similarities between the Namba Parks building in Osaka, Jap...

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