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World’s First Talking Robot All Set to Take off from ISS

World’s First Talking Robot All Set to Take off from ISSThe world's first talking robot, Kirobo, is all ready to be taken off from the International Space Station. It is anticipated to arrive at the station by August 9. It is waiting for the Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata to arrive at the station.

Takeda Seeking to Create Vaccine against Norovirus

Takeda Seeking to Create Vaccine against NorovirusIf you are thinking that cruise ships might be safe from noroviruses, you are likely wrong. But, a new report has claimed that the scenario could actually be there some time in future.

This is because Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. of Japan has been making efforts to create a vaccine. The reason behind these efforts is varied illnesses suffered by cruise passengers almost every year.

The DTAB Decides to Life Ban from Diabetes Drug and Painkiller

The DTAB Decides to Life Ban from Diabetes Drug and PainkillerThe Drug Technical Advisory Board decided on Friday to withdraw the ban on sale of diabetes drug pioglitazone and painkiller analgin. The board said that there is lack of reliable data that can be considered as the solid evidence to cause apparent side-effects.

Being the highest technical body, the DTAB makes decisions on sales of drugs already in the market.

Scientist Speaks For Japan’s Whaling Program for Scientific Research

Scientist Speaks For Japan’s Whaling Program for Scientific ResearchJapan is defending its whaling expedition at the International Court of Justice at The Hague. Physiologist Lars Walloe spoke in favor of Japan and claimed their whaling practices are actually intended for scientific research. He gave his expert testimony in the ongoing case.

Japan's First Robot Astronaut Ready for Mission

JapanJapan is set to flag its nation at the International Space Station with its first robot astronaut and the world will see it happening this summer.

According to reports coming from the officials, Kirobo is the first astronaut robot to go to the ISS. It will accompany its chief Mr. Kouichi Wakata, who is the first Japanese commander of the International Space Station.

Toyota Develops a Robot to have Human-Robot Conversation in Space

Toyota Develops a Robot to have Human-Robot Conversation in SpaceAccording to Toyota Motor Corporation, a robot will have the human-robot conversation in space for the first time. The robot is co-developed by Toyota Motor Corp. as part of a project in a bid to have machines that can effectively interact and assist people living alone.

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