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Danish police search sub but missing journalist not found

World Aug 13, 2017

Danish police search sub but missing journalist not found

Danish police hunting for a missing journalist said Sunday they searched a huge homemade submarine that sank last week, but no body was found. "The sub has been searched and there is nobody on board — neither dead nor alive," Copenhagen police homicide chief Jens ...

Business Jul 22, 2016

Newly developed wheel converts any bicycle into an electric vehicle

Right off the bat, Michael Burtov said he and his team at technology startup GeoOrbital did not re-invent the wheel. But, in a sense, they did. After two years and five prototypes, the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based startup has developed a new type of electric bicycle wheel that ...

Editorials Oct 24, 2014

Patent law must retain incentives

As the government drafts amendments to the patent law, the question is how effective the new rules will be in ensuring fair corporate remuneration to inventors so that they keep their engineering talent in Japan to enhance the nation's industrial competitiveness.