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Henry Fisher, Scott executive
Henry Day Fisher, 90, formerly of West Chester, a retired Scott Paper Co. executive and volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, died Wednesday, Sept.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
RiversideRIVERSIDE: Exchange students from Japan volunteer in sister city
Riverside Police Officer Daniel Baird shows exchange students from Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, Riverside's sister city, a memorial wall for fallen officers on Sept. 11. A group of 15 exchange students from Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, which is Riverside's sister city, toured the Riverside Police Department's Magnolia Station on Sept.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Fri Sep 12, 2014
R & D
Magnetism intensified by defects
Magnetic materials are fundamental to many technologies, from data storage to next-generation spintronic devices. However, as integrated circuits become increasingly miniaturized and the sizes of magnetic components approach nanoscale dimensions, magnetic properties can disappear.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Asia News Network
IWANUMA, Miyagi : New Tohoku town comes to life
It has been three and a half years since the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami disaster occurred in 2011. In the Tamaura-Nishi district of Iwanuma, Miyagi Prefecture, where residential land was developed for a collective relocation project for victims in the disaster-hit areas, new housing units are being constructed one after another for the first time.
Thresholds for Conventional and Home Blood Pressure by Sex and Age in ...
From the Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan ; Studies Coordinating Centre, Research Unit Hypertension and Cardiovascular Epidemiology, KU Leuven Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium ; Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences , Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization , and Graduate School of Medicine , Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan; Population Studies Unit, Department of Chronic Disease Prevention, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Turku, Finland ; Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland ; Centro de NefrologA a and Departamento de FisiopatologA a, Hospital de ClA nicas, Universidad de la RepAoblica, Montevideo, Uruguay ; the AsociaciA3n EspaA ola Primera de Socorros Mutuos, Montevideo, Uruguay ; Hypertension Center, Third Department of Medicine, University ... (more)
Mon Sep 08, 2014
"Kamei Corporation (8037) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis...
The company operates through six business divisions including corporate sales division, residential division, carlife division, food division, construction materials division and pharmacy division. It conducts distribution of petroleum and liquefied petroleum gas through its 254 service station, out of which 73 service stations are operated directly and 181 service stations are operated through dealers.
Africa: Science 'is Driving' New Plans for Disaster Risk Reduction
Science is a driving force behind international disaster risk reduction and is prominent in a preliminary blueprint for a future framework, says a member of the team leading the process. The ten-year global plan that sets out how various sectors can work to reduce losses from disasters, known as the Hyogo Framework for Action , ends in 2015.
A Frenemies' Guide to Risk and Reward
Last month, I was invited as a private-sector representative to participate in a United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction preparatory conference in Geneva. The meeting was focused on preparation to improve the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015 at the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction - an international meeting to be held in Sendai, Japan, from 14-18 March 2015.
Prologis Inks New Lease in Japan
Prologis has signed a build-to-suit agreement for a 281,400 square foot logistics facility in Sendai, Japan. SENDAI, Japan- Prologis has signed a build-to-suit agreement for a 281,400 square foot logistics facility here.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
The Japan Times
Tohoku students showcase area's products at New York fair
Students from Tohoku University in Sendai on Saturday showcased artifacts and other products from the disaster-hit Tohoku region at the Japan Block Fair in New York's West Village to help companies in the recovering region drum up more business overseas. A group of 15 students showed off eight products, including three from Miyagi - a small traditional "tansu" from Sendai, hand cream and lip balm made with "tsubaki" oil from Kesennuma, and tomato juice from Marusen Farm in Kashimadai.
The Japan Times
Medical school in Sendai
The education ministry has given the go-ahead for Tohoku Pharmaceutical University in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, to open a medical school. Under the government's policy of controlling the number of practicing physicians, it will be the first medical school to open at a university in the country since 1979.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Science 'is driving' new plans for disaster risk reduction
Science is a driving force behind international disaster risk reduction and is prominent in a preliminary blueprint for a future framework, says a member of the team leading the process. The ten-year global plan that sets out how various sectors can work to reduce losses from disasters , known as the Hyogo Framework for Action , ends in 2015.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Educators gather insights, ideas during program's trip to Japan
As part of the Hot Springs Sister City Program, four of the city's educators took the opportunity to travel to Hanamaki, Japan, in July.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
The Japan Times
Tohoku residents wary of outsider picked as reconstruction minister
Residents in areas hit hard by the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 have raised concerns and questions over new Cabinet members, including the reconstruction minister and the government's stance on the local recovery. Newly appointed reconstruction minister Wataru Takeshita, whose electoral district is in Shimane Prefecture, plans to visit Fukushima Prefecture on Thursday, saying he will share the feelings of the local residents.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Can Haruki Murakami Learn New Tricks?
The mood was downright festive. People participated in a black-and-white costume contest.
California quake warning system delayed by lack of funding
A system to provide early warnings of earthquakes such as the one which shook California's wine country this week is planned and ready to go, but two years after the scientific work finished, the funding is still being lined up.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Characteristics of Intracerebral Hemorrhage During Rivaroxaban...
From the Hirosaki Stroke and Rehabilitation Center, Hirosaki, Japan ; and Departments of Cardiology and Hypertension and Stroke Medicine , Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine, Hirosaki, Japan.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
International Business Times
Japan Resumes Exports of Fukushima Rice, Singapore to Receive 1st Batch
Singapore will be the first country, since 2011, to receive some 300 kilogrammes of rice harvested at Sukagawa City.
Yaskawa Motoman Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Built on the values of customer satisfaction, delivering innovative automation solutions, and being a strong supplier, Yaskawa Motoman has grown into a leading robotics company in the Americas since 1989.