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Why Japan is betting on railguns for missile defense
Railguns are a fascinating type of weapon that can fire a projectile very quickly, although the US recently stopped working on them.
How to survive a tsunami
Preparation is key for communities that live in high-risk coastal regions.
The Delta variant is on the rise in the US
Here's what you need to know about the pandemic this week.
The Buddhist practice of planting trees in human ashes is saving space across the planet
More and more Japanese families are favoring "tree burials" over tomb sites.
Why 10,000 steps a day isn’t the secret to better health
This epidemiologist proved 10,000 steps is a lie.
10 years after Fukushima, outdated nuclear power plants are still the norm
Countries are still figuring out how to implement safety with aging infrastructure.
Japanese anime remembers the atom bomb, decades after Hiroshima
The trauma resurfaces in movies, shows, and comics over and over, showing its deep impression on Japanese families and culture.
Megapixels: A rover snaps a pic as it hops along the surface of an asteroid
Japan landed two spacecraft on the surface of Ryugu.
Tons of living animals have floated from Japan to Oregon on plastic junk
Trash is the new Titanic.
No one wants another H-bomb test in the Pacific
To avoid reliving the worst of the Cold War, the United States needs to relearn deterrence