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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Zoologger: Gender-bending cave insects found in Brazil
Species: All four members of the genus Neotrogla Habitat: Extremely dry and barren caves in Brazil, breaking all the rules Some animals defy convention.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser
St. John family describes student visit as destiny
Host family, the St. Johns, enjoy time with exchange student Asuka Takadate and display a few of the many cards made by Takadate for them during her s... The St. John family along with family pets Max show off Asuka's prom dress and are excited about witnes... Host family, the St. Johns, and Japanese exchange student Asuka Takadate shared family ... (more)
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Standardizing Clinical End Points in Aortic Arch Surgery: A Consensus ...
From the Collaborative Research Group, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia ; Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia ; Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston ; Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Pivotal Role of mTORC2 and Involvement of Ribosomal Protein S6 in...
From the Department of Pathology and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Proteomics Core and Systems Biology Center , National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; and Departments of Cardiovascular, Renal, and Metabolic Medicine and Pharmacology , ... (more)
The Japan Times
Bomber says next target is police box
A Sapporo-based TV station has received a letter claiming responsibility for a string of recent gas cylinder bombings targeting police and other facilities in Sapporo and threatening to hit a police box next, sources familiar with the investigation said Thursday.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Japan Times
Hakodate's valid nuclear concern
The government and power companies should take seriously the legal action launched by Hakodate.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
The Straits Times
See Niseko without the snow
Take a trip along a 1.4km-long zipline which passes through open fields and forests, with Mount Yotei as a stunning backdrop.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Japan Times
With oath, university moves to end students' alcohol woes
Otaru University of Commerce in Hokkaido is planning to have all of its students sign a written oath foreswearing any engagement in hazardous drinking activities following several alcohol-related tragedies, including one death.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Market Report, "Hokkaido Electric Power Co., Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report", published
The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and corporate actions, providing a 360deg view of the company.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Globe and Mail
Japan cancels whale hunt off Antarctica
In this September, 2013 photo, a minke whale is unloaded at a port after a whaling for "scientific purposes" in Kushiro, in the northernmost main island of Hokkaido.
Now, sake that is brewed under snow
Tokyo, Apr 3: As a practice that is popular among Hokkaido sake brewers, who like to take advantage of the natural environment, sake makers in Biei recently dug out containers of rice wine aged under the snow during the long winter.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Tsunami observed in Japan
Tsunami spawned by the powerful 8-point-2 earthquake off Chile, have washed ashore in Japan.
The Japan Times
Minor tsunami hit Japan after Chile quake
Small tsunami hit northern Japan early Thursday following a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake thousands of kilometers away across the Pacific Ocean in Chile, officials said.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Early Intensive Versus Minimally Invasive Approach to Postoperative...
From the Department of Surgical Neurology, Research Institute for Brain and Blood Vessels-AKITA, Akita, Japan ; Department of Neurosurgery, Teine Keijinkai Hospital, Sapporo, Japan ; Department of Nuclear Medicine and Radiology, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan ; and Department of Neurosurgery, Hokkaido ... (more)
Norwalk Citizen News
FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2014 file photo and released by Sea Shepherd...
In this Jan. 5, 2014 file photo and released by Sea Shepherd Australia, three dead mink whales lie on the deck of the Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin Maru, in the Southern Ocean.
Epidemic of charcoal burning suicide in Japan [PAPERS]
Eiji Yoshioka , MD, PhD, Department of Health Science, Asahikawa Medical University, Hokkaido; Sharon J. B. Hanley , MA , PhD, Department of Women's Health Medicine, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo; Yasuyuki Kawanishi , MD, Yasuaki Saijo , MD, PhD, Department of Health Science, Asahikawa Medical University, Hokkaido, Japan ... (more)
Mon Mar 31, 2014
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Christopher Colon of New Britain waits to sign up for health coverage at Access Health CT, Monday, March 31, 2014, in New Britain, Conn.
The Globe and Mail
Court orders halt to Japan's whaling program
In this September, 2013 photo, a minke whale is unloaded at a port after a whaling for scientific purposes in Kushiro, in the northernmost main island of Hokkaido.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
The Asian Pacific Post
Wondrous tales of old Japan
From April 4 to 20, Carousel Theatre for Young People presents, "Wondrous Tales of Old Japan," By David Furumoto.