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Video: Projector Screen For Brightly Lit Rooms

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/tohoku-620x327.png" /> This is pretty cool: a team of researchers at Japan's <a href="http://www.tohoku.ac.jp/english/">Tohoku Universit

Videos: Super-mobile rescue robot Quince

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/quince.png" /> This is one of the coolest <a href="http://search.beta.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=rescue+robot">rescue robots</a> I've ev

Breakthrough? New spreadable electrode may pave way for cheaper LCDs

<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-146760" title="spreadable_electrode_lcd" src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/spreadable_electrode_lcd.jpg" alt="" width="180" height="2

New battery material could boost efficiency of electric cars by a factor of ten

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/picture-17.png" /> Electric cars have one major problem: Especially in the case of long drives, owners have to make too many stops to ch

Students develop satellites, which will launch next month

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/satellite_japan.jpg" /> In cooperation with private businesses, Japanese students from various universities have developed a total of fou

Japan chooses 2008's best robots (photo gallery)

Last year’s Grand Prize winning robot There should be no doubt that Japan is the world’s leading nation when it comes to the production and promotion of robots of all kinds. Each year, Nip

Japanese university develops hose-shaped rescue robot, tests it in the US

The University of Tohoku, located in Northern Japan, developed a hose-like robot specialized in rescuing victims in collapsed buildings. The robot is equipped with a camera at its tip and is able to s

Japanese researchers develop a 42GB super DVD

A research team from the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials of prestigious Tohoku University in Northern Japan announced [JP, PDF] it has found a way to multiply the amount