Building blocks of life on Earth DID come from meteorites, study claims

It’s a question that has baffled scientists for centuries – where did the building blocks of life on Earth come from? Now, scientists have produced new evidence to back up the long-standing theory that they came from meteorites. The team, from Hokkaido University in Japan, discovered the compounds needed to form DNA and RNA on … Read more

US rallies global allies to help Ukraine repel Russia – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article It’s not quite the Coalition to Defeat Putin just yet — and the name is admittedly tame if not lame: the Ukraine Defense Consultative Group. Still, if the US ends up forming a global alliance to actively fight against Russia, the roughly 40 countries convened by US Defense … Read more

Japan warns of economic fallout from weakening yen | Business and Economy

Currency’s fall has worsened imported inflationary pressures amid a spike in global commodity and oil costs. Japanese finance minister Shunichi Suzuki said on Tuesday the damage to the economy from a weakening yen at present is greater than the benefits accruing to it, making the most explicit warning against the currency’s recent slump versus the … Read more

Pokémon Variety Show To Share “Latest Information On The Pokémon Games” Next Week

Picture: The Pokémon Company Trainers got a lot of details about Pokemon Scarlet & Pokemon Purple when the new generation was first revealed in February. So when is the next update? Well, there might be something planned for next week. According to the Twitter account, the Japanese Pokémon Variety show called ‘PokéDoko 4’ will … Read more

Atlus Mobile RPG ‘Megami Tensei Gaiden: Shinyaku Last Bible’ Announced For Switch eShop

Will be another ‘G-Mode Archives+’ release by Liam Doolan 3 hours ago Image: Atlus, G-MODE Archives+ G-Mode has announced it will release the Atlus-made RPG Megami Tensei Gaiden: Shinyaku Last Bible as a ‘G-MODE Archives+’ title for Switch eShop in Japan. As you might already know, this is a spin-off of the Megami Tensei series, … Read more

Japan To Release 6 Million Barrels Of Crude Oil From Private Reserves

By Julianne Geiger – Apr 15, 2022, 1:00 PM CDT Japan is set to release a total of 15 million barrels as part of the IEA’s stockpile release. 6 million barrels will come from its private reserves while 9 million barrels will come from its state reserves. According to Reuters, Japan had 470 million barrels … Read more

Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions fall to lowest on record | Environment

5.1 percent drop in greenhouse gas emissions marks seven consecutive years of decline. Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions fell to a record low in the financial year that ended March 2021, government figures showed on Friday, a result of slower industry activities amid the pandemic and wider use of renewable energy. The 5.1 percent decline marks … Read more

Bandai Namco Appears To Be Remastering A ‘3D Action Game’ For Nintendo

What could it be? by Liam Doolan 8 hours ago Picture: Nintendo, Bandai Namco Bandai Namco – the Japanese company behind series like tekken and Pac man – appears to have a new project in the works, contracted by Nintendo. According to multiple job listings on Bandai Namco’s Japanese website (via ResetEra), it’s believed to … Read more