The Japanese firm, Spread, is to open the world’s first automated farm with robots handling almost every step of the process, from watering seedlings to harvesting crops.
Researchers have created a solar cell that can stretch like an accordion, allowing it to tilt along the sun’s trajectory and capture more energy. The unique solar cell is inspired by kirigami, the ancient art of paper cutting.
The Emperor of Japan is the only remaining monarch in the world reigning under the title of “emperor”.
Hikers can now selfie and tweet atop Japan’s spectacular Mt Fuji. Free Wi-Fi is now available via eight hotspots along the mountain.
Moss Balls or marimo (Japanese for “ball seaweed”) is a species of filamentous green algae named Aegagropila linnaei that grow into large green balls