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  • Meticulously designed illumination: To-ji Temple brightens up Kyoto evenings

    Meticulously designed illumination: To-ji Temple brightens up Kyoto evenings

    To-ji Temple has stood in Kyoto since the days when the ancient city was called Heiankyo. Founded over 1,200 years ago, To-ji, or to give it its full name, Kyo-o-gokoku-ji Temple, is a UNESCO World He …


    TAGS: For life Low-carbon society

  • Driving a see-through car? Technology assists safer driving

    Driving a see-through car? Technology assists safer driving

    If you have ever driven, you will almost certainly have been gripped at one time or another by a sudden feeling of apprehension as another vehicle—a car, a motorcycle or even a bicycle—suddenly looms …


    TAGS: Automatic driving Car Image recognition R&D

  • Non-Destructive Inspection Gets the Inside Story

    Non-Destructive Inspection Gets the Inside Story

    Hideyuki Tomisawa knows that a picture is worth at least a thousand words. He picks up a nautilus shell, almost as large as his hand, a curve of creamy white and light brown lines, and places it insid …


    TAGS: Infrastructure R&D

  • Ozonation in Drinking Water Treatment

    Ozonation in Drinking Water Treatment

    Food and water are our most fundamental needs, and as the global population grows from 7 to 8-billion, and more and more people flock to cities, ensuring a reliable supply of good and safe quality wat …


    TAGS: For life Infrastructure Water treatment

  • Out of the Lab: No More Disappearing Balls in Baseball Night Games

    Out of the Lab: No More Disappearing Balls in Baseball Night Games

    When baseballs vanish in stadiums, blame the LED lights Sport stadiums everywhere are replacing high-intensity discharge (HID) floodlights with light-emitting diodes (LEDs). It’s the obvious way to go …


    TAGS: For life Project story R&D

  • Clean Water at a Lower Cost: Promoting Innovation in Wastewater Treatment

    Clean Water at a Lower Cost: Promoting Innovation in Wastewater Treatment

    Water, water everywhere—but not enough of it, and most of it going to waste. It covers about 70% of the planet’s surface, but only about 1% is usable to us as fresh water. That scant volume is the res …


    TAGS: For life Infrastructure Water treatment

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  • Generating power from a waterfall only as tall as a man:  Micro hydro broadens the appeal of hydropower

    Generating power from a waterfall only as tall as a man: Micro hydro broadens the appeal of hydropower

  • Bangladesh, the land of potential:  Toshiba’s “Ms. Bangladesh” shares her optimism

    Bangladesh, the land of potential: Toshiba’s “Ms. Bangladesh” shares her optimism

  • What’s Next for a Japanese Rugby World Newly Armed with ICT?

    What’s Next for a Japanese Rugby World Newly Armed with ICT?

  • Shaping a Better Society with Clay Animation

    Shaping a Better Society with Clay Animation

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