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Slippery clay led to Japan 2011 tsunami-quake: Study

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 12:54

A team of researchers have shed light on what caused the devastating tsunami that struck Japan`s Tohoku region in March 2011.

Japan sets new ocean drilling record

Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 14:31

Chikyu, a scientific drilling vessel, established a world new record by boring deeper than 2,111 metres below the seafloor off Shimokita Peninsula of Japan in the northwest Pacific Ocean to obtain rock samples for analysis.