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Expo 2005 Feature 6 | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
From March 25 to September 25, 2005, the 2005 World Exposition is taking place in the eastern hills of Nagoya, which is located in the center of Japan in Aichi Prefecture. Twenty-two countries in Southeast Asia and Oceania are holding their exhibits in the 12 pavilions of Global Common Six.

"Third Beer" | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
Beer-like alcoholic beverages that have collectively been dubbed the "third beer" because they fall into neither the regular nor low-malt beer category, are a big hit in Japan right now.

Bathroom Innovation | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
The role of the toilet has long been limited to flushing away waste, but that may be about to change with the recent introduction of a hi-tech bathroom system that can instantly gather, compile, and analyze data about a person's physical health.

Keeping Expo Visitors Cool | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
EXPO 2005 Aichi has now passed the midway point of its six-month duration. As the summer heat rises, organizers are focusing on measures to help visitors stay comfortable in the heat.

Air-Conditioned Clothes | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
Cool Biz is the title of a government campaign to persuade office workers to dispense with their ties and jackets as an environmentally friendly way of staying cool. And now an innovation called kuchofuku (air-conditioned clothing) is taking the concept one step further.

Hokkaido Heritage | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
Shiretoko is a peninsula of dense pristine forest that is home to a wide variety of fauna and flora and is ringed by dramatic, sheer cliffs. The area's spectacular scenery and state of preservation so impressed UNESCO that in July it put Shiretoko on its World Heritage list.

Building a Better Bicycle | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
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FLOATING HOTEL | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
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The Future Is Almost Here | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
Less than six months remain until the opening of the 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan, on March 25, 2005. The theme of this Expo, which is expected to draw some 15 million visitors from around the world to the Nagoya area in central Japan, is "Nature's Wisdom."

Roses Are Blue | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
It was announced on June 30 that Suntory and an Australian company, Florigene, had pulled off the feat of genetically engineering the world's first blue rose, something that had long been considered the holy grail of horticulturalists.

Keeping Sharp | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
Recently, an increasing number of local governments and private-sector organizations have taken measures to encourage mental exercise as a means of preventing the onset of dementia.

Back to Basics | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
Modern cell phones are a lot more than just phones. In addition to voice calls, they can be used to send e-mail, take photos and videos, navigate the Internet, and even conduct bank transactions. But not everyone is impressed with such a plethora of functions.

Expo 2005 Feature 1 | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
From March 25 to September 25, 2005, Aichi Prefecture will host the 2005 World Exposition under the theme of "Nature's Wisdom." Global Common Two is home to the countries of the Americas.

Expo 2005 Feature 2 | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
From March 25 to September 25, 2005, Aichi Prefecture will be the site of the 2005 World Exposition, which will be held under the theme of "Nature's Wisdom." Global Common Three is home to countries located in Europe and the Mediterranean.

Fish-Farming Breakthrough | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
The technology of fish farming, a practice that offers advantages in terms of food safety and conservation, is advancing rapidly.

Robot Suits | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
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Bioplastic | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
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Wearable Corn | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
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Japanese Researcher Wins German Future Prize | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
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Keeping Track | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
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