More from Mari Yamaguchi
How to Ease the Pain of Physical Inventory Counts
While physical inventory counts are a necessary evil, they don't need to be such a significant burden.
Apr 5th, 2021
Japan to Start Releasing Fukushima Water into Sea in 2 Years
It's a move that's fiercely opposed by fishermen, residents and Japan's neighbors.
Apr 13th, 2021
Japan to Release Fukushima Water into Sea
The decision was widely expected but delayed for years amid protests and safety concerns.
Apr 9th, 2021
Regulator Bans Nuclear Plant Restart Over Lax Safeguards
Inspectors found malfunctioning anti-terrorism equipment and inadequate protection of nuclear materials.
Apr 7th, 2021
Japan Court Denies Nuclear Plant Restart
The court ruled that the facility lacks adequate plans to evacuate nearly 1 million nearby residents in the event of an accident.
Mar 19th, 2021
Regulators Say Nuclear Plant Prone to Attack
The world's largest nuclear power plant has serious holes in its anti-terrorism measures.
Mar 18th, 2021
10 Years After Meltdowns, How Dangerous Is Fukushima?
Radiation levels have declined, but danger still lurks deep inside the plant.
Mar 11th, 2021
Seismometers Broken at Fukushima Nuclear Plant
They did not collect any data when a powerful earthquake struck the area earlier this month.
Feb 23rd, 2021
Scientists to Study High Heat on Asteroid
They hope to find clues about the origins of the solar system and life on Earth.
Feb 4th, 2021
New Contamination May Delay Fukushima Cleanup
An investigation detected dangerously high levels of radioactive contamination at two of three reactors.
Jan 27th, 2021
Japan's Space Agency Finds Ample Soil, Gas from Asteroid
Officials called the successful return of the samples "a major scientific milestone."
Dec 15th, 2020
Japan's Capsule with Asteroid Samples Retrieved in Australia
The Hayabusa2's capsule parachuted safely to Earth weeks after grabbing surface samples from the asteroid Bennu.
Dec 7th, 2020