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1 min ago | Los Angeles Times

Datebook: Punk design, Tokyo photos, paintings by Marsden Hartley

"Punk'd," an installation at SCI-Arc by Heather Flood, toys with perception. The piece takes on different tones depending on the angle you look at it.


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6 hrs ago |

Celine Dion cancels a string of dates in Las Vegas due to health issues

Celine Dion has been forced to cancel a handful of scheduled shows this week at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas due to illness The Canadian international superstar had only just made her return to The Colosseum to begin her summer residency on July 29 when the cancellation announcement was issued.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

BBC News

Broken robots 'learn to keep going'

Engineers have taken a step towards having machines that can operate when damaged by developing a robot that can teach itself to walk, even with a broken leg.


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VW ready to challenge Toyota for global domination

Toyota, Japan's largest company and the world's biggest automaker, managed to maintain its lead over the Volkswagen Group after first half-sales were accounted.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014


Japan, France agree on defence equipment...

Japan and France on Tuesday agreed to enhance defence cooperation, including the joint development of military equipment, Japanese officials said.


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Future grows darker for solar energy growth in Japan

On the second anniversary of a scheme aimed at boosting Japan's renewable energy after the Fukushima crisis, its powerful industry ministry is taking steps critics say will choke off solar investment and pave the way for a return to nuclear power.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, World News, Japan

Marine News

Today in U.S. Naval History: July 29

Crew members fight a series of fires and explosions on the carrier USS Forrestal's after flight deck, in the Gulf of Tonkin, 29 July 1967.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014


Blood Pressure Variability on Antihypertensive Therapy in Acute...

From the Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine , Division of Stroke Care Unit , and Department of Neurology , National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuke, Japan ; Department of Neurosurgery and Stroke Center, Nakamura ... (more)


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Times

Young Chinese pursue studies in Japan

BEIJING: Zhu Qianling, a graduate of Tianjin University of Science & Technology , has been working on her visa for Japan after receiving an offer from Chiba University earlier this month.


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Straits Times

Retreat to a ryokan

The sitting area in the room at Beniya Mukayu looks out on a tranquil scene of green and a communal onsen in the ryokan.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Kyoto, Japan Travel, Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel

Fri Jul 25, 2014


The manipulation of health data in Japan

I was so ignorant of nuclear power plants, I kept on living [in Koriyama, 60 km from Fukushima Daiichi].


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Architect Online

Morning News Roundup: Shigeru Ban Selected to Design Japan's Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport

Renderings of the Day : Shigeru Ban, Hon. FAIA , has been selected to design Mt.


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Chemical Processing

Nickel Catalyst Cuts Costs and Waste Issues

Researchers in Japan have developed a method for nickel-catalyzed cross-coupling of carbonyl compounds and phenol compounds to produce I -arylketones that are useful in pharmaceutical and organic syntheses.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Celine Dion expands 2014 fall Asian tour with first ever show in the Philippines

Celine Dion has expanded her 2014 fall mini-tour of Asia with a new date in Manila.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014


DIARY - Top economic Events to Aug 6

WEDNESDAY, JULY 23 WASHINGTON - U.S. Treasury Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy Mark Mazur participates in panel, "Improving Inducements for Energy Innovation" at an event hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center , "Driving Resources into Energy Innovation" in Washington - 1530 GMT.


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Sucampo says FDA approves addition of Nitto Medic as Rescula production site

Sucampo says FDA approves addition of Nitto Medic as Rescula production site Sucampo Pharmaceuticals disclosed in a regulatory filing that on July 15 the company received an approval letter from the FDA to its prior approval supplement in response to FDA's review of the revised Drug Master File of R-Tech Ueno.


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Toyohashi University of Technology Release: Evolution Of A Novel Organelle In Insects

A Toyohashi Tech researcher in cooperation with researchers at RIKEN, Iwate Medical University, Tokyo Institute of Technology, and the National Institute of Genetics, has revealed that aphids synthesize a protein from a gene laterally acquired from bacteria, and the produced protein is transported to an obligate intracellular bacterial symbiont.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Entomology, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Biology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

State officials: 75K in Hawaii have no health care

Officials said at a joint House committee briefing that roughly 75,000 people in Hawaii don't have health insurance, down from well over 100,000 last year.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, World News, Japan, Medicaid

International Business Times

End of Times Indicators: Japan's Mount Fuji in 'Critical State' ...

Villagers affected by the Mount Sinabung eruption earlier this year head to a polling station in Medan, Sumatra July 9, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Indonesia, Earthquake

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Taking us closer to Blade Runner future

A future in which it is difficult to tell man and machine apart could soon become reality, scientists say, after recent robotic breakthroughs in Japan.

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