Friday Dec 6
JR East to launch energy bizDecember 6, 2013 East Japan Railway Co....
East Japan Railway Co. will begin geothermal and wind power businesses in a bid to reduce environmental pollution, as its railway operations consume massive amounts of electricity, informed sources said.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
A Novel Mouse Model of Aortic Valve Stenosis Induced by Direct Wire...
Correspondence to Tetsu Watanabe, MD, PhD, Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology, and Nephrology, Yamagata University School of Medicine, 2-2-2 Iida-Nishi, Yamagata, Japan 990-9585.
Slippery clay at heart of Japanese quake
First lady Michelle Obama hosted military families for the first viewing of the decorations and demonstrated holiday crafts and treats for military children.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The White House
Fact Sheet on United States-Japan Global Cooperation: Meeting Modern Challenges
Regional Disaster Response: The United States and Japan share a strong mutual commitment to help the governments of the Philippines and Palau provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, as demonstrated by ongoing joint efforts, such as airlift of affected people and relief goods under the Multi-National Coordination Centre, to respond to ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Japan Times
The politics of secrets
The contentious bill for protection of state secrets - now under deliberation in the Upper House - even keeps secret what pieces of government information have been designated as special secrets and could punish people who try to obtain them, even if they are not aware that the information they seek has been given such a designation.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Journal of Biochemistry
Nucleocytoplasmic shuttling of IPAS by its unique nuclear import and...
Tel: Inhibitory Per/Arnt/Sim domain protein is a splice variant of hypoxia-inducible factor -3I , and possesses two entirely different functions.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Japan announces major farm policy shakeup
Volunteers harvest organically grown rice in the city of Aizu-Wakamatsu in Fukushima prefecture, northern Japan on September 14, 2008 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday announced that his government would shake up a decades-old system to protect rice farmers, a key part of Tokyo's pledge to open up the agricultural sector.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Kennedy in Japan tsunami zone, highlights US ties
The daughter of President John F. Kennedy is visiting a military base, a school and a temporary housing complex in the northeastern cities of Sendai and Ishinomaki on Monday, the first day of a two-day visit.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Japan, US chipmakers in joint MRAM development: report
More than 20 Japanese and US chip makers will jointly develop technology to mass-produce a next-generation semiconductor using MRAM , the business daily Nikkei reported Sunday.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Factors Associated With Onset-to-Door Time in Patients With Transient ...
From the Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan ; Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan ; Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine and Neurology, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka, Japan ; Department ... (more)
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Late-blooming pianist Steven Lin now a Gilmore Rising Star
Pianist Steven Lin, Gilmore Rising Star, who will play a program of Schumann, Beethoven and Liszt at the Wellspring Theatre Nov. 24. Lin, 24, is one of one of the Gilmore's Rising Stars this season.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
The Japan Times
Rikuzentakata: How to get there and help
A reader from overseas, KM, contacted Lifelines after reading a recent article about Rikuzentakata.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
The Japan Times
Tales of wonder from Tohoku's deep past
The first time most people outside Japan heard about the country's northern Tohoku region was when it was struck by a devastating earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011, leaving more than 15,000 dead and a million buildings damaged or destroyed.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Young pianist shows extraordinary talent
American-Japanese pianist Umi Garrett, 13, wowed the audience Friday night with her performance of Chopin's Piano Concerto No.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Crucial Role of ROCK2 in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells for...
Correspondence to Hiroaki Shimokawa, MD, PhD, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1 Seiryocho, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8574, Japan.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
The Straits Times
Japan starts up offshore wind farm near Fukushima
A Tokyo Electric Power Co official gives a briefing to journalists at the H4 tank area, where radioactive water leaked from storage tank in August, at Tepco's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture on Nov 7, 2013.