science

Kansai area people more genetically predisposed to liking coffee than elsewhere in Japan

Wake up and smell the genomes.

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The popular Night at the Aquarium: Lots of Sex exhibit returns to Tokyo’s Sunshine Aquarium

We bet you’ve never read the words “sexy” and “fish” in the same phrase before.

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We assembled an Edo period-style tea-carrying mechanical doll【Pics, videos】

The jury’s still out on whether it’s creepy, cute, or creepy-cute.

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New COVID-19 delta variant discovered in Japan, believed to be domestically mutated

But what this means for the pandemic is yet to be determined.

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Penis fencing takes over Japanese Twitter

Reactions come hard and fast following stimulating segment by Japanese public broadcaster.

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What colors of clothing will keep you cooler in summer? Japanese researchers experiment

We all know white is cool and black is hot, but what about the colors in between?

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Babies understand that people with supernatural powers are better, according to Japanese study

Babies know the score.

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Masturbatory aid rocket launches in Japan【Video】

Tenga pulls off its biggest, boldest stunt yet.

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Get this molting crab plushie from Felissimo for the sea creature fan in your life

Show off your appreciation for sea critters with these highly detailed toys!

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South Korean university develops toilet that converts poop to power and pays you for “deposits”

Quite possibly the greatest invention ever.

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Japanese researchers learn how to grow hair follicles, and probably new hair

If you want hair restoration, better go to the source.

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“Four-eyed” goat sighting spooks Miyagi senior

What started as supernatural encounter turned into a fun zoology lesson.

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Fish-and-Evangelion-inspired oxygen enema treatment developed by Japanese researchers

Luckily, no entry plug is needed.

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Life saved in Tottori, Japan by same skin transplant treatment used for Kyoto Animation arsonist

Individual whose life was saved now in stable condition.

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“Life-size” Pokémon skeletons going on display to help kids learn about fossils

Pikachu does Jurassic Park cosplay for traveling Pokémon Fossil Museum exhibit.

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Looking for a more accessible “Ramen Broth Hardening Powder”? Look no further!

If you’re looking for a good way to dispose of your leftover over ramen broth, but can’t get Cup Noodle’s powder, try this.

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We try out Nissin’s new Cup Noodle Broth Hardening Powder to see if it really works

Our reporter experiments…and learns the importance of not throwing your ramen broth down the sink

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Japanese supercomputer finds the reason some baseball pitches can suddenly drop near home plate

Why have a supercomputer if you can’t use it to figure out how a two-seamer works?

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New color-changing cat sand from Japan reaches crowdfunding goal

This cat sand changes color to tell you about what’s wrong with your cat’s waste!

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Japanese sea slugs found to remove their own heads and grow new bodies from them

Sometimes science is stranger than science-fiction.

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