science

Does eating ramen out of a pot in the bathtub change the taste?

The answer may mildly shock you.

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Spoons and bowls that use electricity to make food taste saltier to go on sale in 2023

Take this news without a grain of salt.

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Japanese research institute creates ‘cyborg cockroaches’ to help save people’s lives【Video】

The impressive research leaves Japanese netizens both grossed out and in a moral quandary.

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Video game to detect early stages of glaucoma developed by Tohoku University

Vaporize meteoroids with a giant laser…for your health!

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Japanese scientists succeed at causing depression in monkeys using magnetic stimulation

Researchers hope results will benefit humanity, online commenters more concerned about the monkeys.

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Japan’s newly identified species of flatworm is reminding people of octopus wieners

Wiener resemblance was not included in the peer-reviewed report.

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Kyoto University finds alpacas may hold the key to preventing all COVID-19 variants

I can feel my immunity rise just looking at these little guys.

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Robot finger covered in living skin developed by University of Tokyo

Finger may one day flip people off with superhuman speed and precision.

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Why isn’t there more deer poo in Nara Park? This very strange museum has the answer【Photos】

Deer aren’t the only animals with a huge population in the city.

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Japanese universities determine cats know the names of other cats

Poor Mr. Muffinstuff…

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Electric chopsticks that make low-salt food taste salty developed by Meiji University

Experimental utensils make food shockingly delicious.

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Why is it so hard to find hot sake in convenience stores in Japan?

Some like it hot, but can’t find it easily.

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Real Fullmetal Alchemists: Kyoto University team fuses all 8 precious metals into single alloy

Giving them a gold medal for it would probably be rude.

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Japanese jam jar lids close on their own, as if by magic

People around Japan are blown away by this bizarre discovery. 

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Objectively cute Japanese baby face factors determined by Osaka University team

Your baby may be cute, but is it scientifically proven cute?

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Pokémon skeletons and fossils now on display at Tokyo’s National Museum of Nature and Science

Excavator Pikachu and a few of his extinct pals want to teach us about real-world fossils.

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Japanese first grader wins math contest by quantifying “which hiragana are the hardest to write”

The search for the objectively hardest hiragana.

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Tour space with a cat guide while the sweet aroma of catnip and paw pads fills your nostrils

This will be one space trip cat fans will never forget.

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Violence IS the answer – Japanese farmers using hammers to grow more mushrooms

Swinging hammers now part of cultivating shiitake.

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Study suggests Japanese curry effective at staving off dementia

A curry a week helps keep the brain at its peak.

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