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2 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Riken affair boosts orders for anti-plagiarism software

A growing number of universities in Japan are introducing software systems to detect plagiarism in academic papers amid the evolving controversy over the "STAP cell" papers produced by Riken, the state-backed research institute.


Related Topix: Japan, Asia, World News,

6 hrs ago | The China Post

DHL announces pick-up,

DHL recently announced a pick-up and cut-off time extension for outbound shipments to the U.S., enabling it to offer customers in central and southern Taiwan an additional time of up to 2.5 hours for shipment preparation.


Related Topix: World News, Taiwan, Japan

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Energy Tribune

INTERVIEW-Japan's Osaka Gas seeks U.S. shale gas stake

Osaka Gas Co is looking to buy a stake in at least one U.S. shale gas project to help supply fuel to the Freeport LNG project in Texas, a senior company official said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Japan, World News

The Japan Times

Fukushima boy drowns trying to rescue girl, 3

Koriyama Mayor Masato Shinagawa prays Thursday at the spot along the Abukuma River in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, where a 6-year-old boy died the previous day attempting to save a 3-year-old girl who had fallen into the water.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Family, Kids

Jason McCoy Gallery Presents Closing Reception of Li-Lan: Five Decades with Carter Ratcliff, 4/24

Concluding the Jason McCoy Gallery exhibition Li-lan: Five Decades - an exhibition of key works from the past 50 years by the acclaimed American painter-on Thursday, April 24, 2014, Carter Ratcliff will speak on his collaboration with the artist, creating the first major monograph on Li-lan, entitled The Art of Li-lan: A World Achieved .


Related Topix: Hampton, NY, East Hampton, NY, Huntington, NY, World News, Japan,

Bob Dylan 'works in' tour debut at Nagoya, Japan, concert

At the Zepp Nagoya in Japan earlier tonight, Bob Dylan played "Working Man's Blues #2" for the first time on his current tour, according to Bob Links .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, World News, Japan

San Jose Mercury News

Cupertino to celebrate sister city relationship with Cherry Blossom Festival

Photo courtesy Alysa Sakkas A table of Japanese dolls are seen here at Cupertino's annual Cherry Blossom Festival back in 2012.


Related Topix: Cupertino, CA, World News, Japan, Life, Japanese Cuisine, Food

Wed Apr 16, 2014


After two bumper years, Toyota braces for shift to slower growth

Japan's most valuable listed company is shifting to a new phase of much slower but more stable growth, senior executives said, as the burst of gains from a weak yen and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's stimulus policies fades.


Related Topix: World News, Japan,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

The Robot That's Helping Clean Up The Fukushima Meltdown Looks Like A Giant Refrigerator

Kurion is a technology company with an eye toward handling the safe, permanent disposal of nuclear waste, so it answered the call from Fukushima, Japan, to build the "first-ever external water-cooling system for a nuclear reactor."


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, World News, Japan, Nuclear Energy


Seiko Epson Develops High-Resolution E-Paper

Japan's Seiko Epson has developed a prototype electronic-paper display that offers the world's highest resolution, the company said Monday.


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Canton Observer

Kato named president of Aisin

Aisin Seiki, a leading tier one automotive components manufacturer, has named Yoshiaki 'Yoshi' Kato president of Aisin Technical Center of America , which is currently based in Plymouth Township, but will soon move to Northville Township.


Related Topix: Plymouth Township, MI, Ann Arbor, MI, World News, Japan

F&M Magazine

Okuma and Partners in THINC Announce Sandvik Coromant as Partner of the Year

The cutting tool manufacturer stands out among members of Partners in THINC with distinct customer service and innovative tooling solutions.


Related Topix: Fair Lawn, NJ, World News, Japan

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Japan's Profound Ambivalence Over Nuclear Energy

Miho Watanabe rejoices with fellow manager Junko Kotani at the opening of their grocery store in Tamura, Fukushima prefecture - the first shop to open since the nuclear disaster in 2011 forced the village to evacuate.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Japan, Asia, World News,

Fri Apr 11, 2014


The 2nd International Symposium on Transformative Bio-Molecules 2014

Hisashi Yamamoto Sukbok Chang David J. Craik Robert E. Campbell David C. Nelson Tsuyoshi Hirota Naoyuki Uchida Norihito Nakamichi Kohsuke Ohmatsu Daisuke Yokogawa The Chemical Society of Japan The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists The Molecular Biology Society of ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Chicago, World News, University of Georgia, Japan

Northwest Asian Weekly

Fukushima children start new school after fa OEleeing radiation

But a family living near the "no-go zone" surrounding Japan's destroyed nuclear plant has other things to consider.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Thyroid Cancer, Health

Sys-Con Media

Fukushima Sewing Company Receives Support from Mitsubishi Corporation Disaster Relief Foundation

Tokyo, Apr 11, 2014 - - Canyon Works Ltd., a sewing company located in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture in northeastern Japan, is the latest recipient of investment support from the Mitsubishi Corporation Disaster Relief Foundation .


Related Topix: Japan, World News

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Nitrite Therapy Improves Left Ventricular Function During Heart...

From the LSU Cardiovascular Center of Excellence, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA ; Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan ; Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carlyle Fraser Heart Center and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine , Emory University School ... (more)


Related Topix: LSU Health Sciences Center, World News, Japan, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Auburn University, Medicine, Pharmacology

Roland DG Announces the Election of Eli Keersmaekers as Executive Officer

Keersmaekers will continue to serve as president of the EMEA region , reporting to Group HQ, as well as CEO of Roland DG Benelux N.V. In his new role, Keersmaekers will be responsible for sales of all Roland DG products throughout the EMEA region.


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Printers

Tokyo Art Beat

10 Things in Tokyo: April Round-up

Normally held during the chilly month of March, this year Roppongi Art Night has been put forward in the year to Saturday, April 19th.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia,

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Why Entrepreneurs and Citizen Scientists Hold the Key to Saving the World

This map shows the locations for the International Space Apps Challenge, a two-day competition in nearly 100 cities on six continents.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, World News, Japan