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09:30 - 09:58
* This program was first broadcast on Jun. 21, 2017.
Medical treatment increasingly relies on IT as well as the latest in sensors, and robotics. And here in Japan - whether it's for surgery, rehabilitation, or medical training - the latest products and solutions in this growing field can be found at Medtec Japan. Reporter Akira Daniel Duncan gets hands-on in this week's "On Site" report.
Wood to Wear on Your Face
For "+Style," we bring you a novel use for that ever-versatile material, wood. But rather than some new building technique, or incredible piece of the furniture maker's art, these products are meant to be worn on your face. Their Tokyo-based designer makes them by hand and almost entirely out of wood. They'll have you looking wood!
Protecting the City from Beneath the Ground
Like many places in the world, certain areas of Japan can be plagued by flooding. In this very "Special Report," we look at a system to limit damage caused by flooding near a river north of Tokyo. Our new reporter, Lemi Duncan will take you on an underground tour, to find out more about this amazing example of civil engineering.