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2014-10-01 07:15:01

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We have all heard of ‘Going Green’ – the need and desire to be more environmentally friendly with our choices from transportation to goods to housing to food. In an effort to develop an international research approach that measures and monitors how consumers engage in green habits, National Geographic and GlobeScan have partnered to conduct the Greendex, which scores countries based on their environmental sustainability in...

2014-09-30 23:24:06

Ever lost an earring? Chrysmela Catch, a patented earring back that securely and comfortably locks and protects earrings from falling off, is now available from the leading video e-tailer, Joyus.com. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Chrysmela announced today the expansion of its sales channels to Joyus.com , the leading video shopping destination on the web for fashionable and savvy consumers. Chrysmela sells a patented earring back providing highly secure locking power....

2014-10-01 00:22:13

KYOTO, Japan, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Friday, September 26, 2014 marked the GRAND OPENING SALE of the "Graffiti Case" by Abic Co., Ltd. and Valtes Mobile Technology Co., Ltd. Beautiful Japan-themed iPhone cases, designed by the multiple award-winning designers "ArtSix," are now available for purchase.In addition to traditional designs symbolic of Japan such as Mt. Fuji, Kyoto and Geisha, the range of iPhone cases designs include depictions of widely-known stories like the classic...

2014-10-01 00:20:59

145 galleries from 15 countries TAIPEI, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ART TAIPEI celebrated its 20th anniversary last year. After one year of rumination and reflection, it will inaugurate a new chapter in a more steady and placid manner. ART TAIPEI is the most important art fair in Asia. This year, the grand event will be held from the 31st of October to the 3rd of November at Exhibition Hall 1 of the Taipei World Trade Center, featuring 145 galleries, about half of which are...

2014-09-30 16:27:55

Penetration of Dental Implants is Highest in Japan and Lowest in India and Australia, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the Asia Pacific dental implant market--including Australia, China, India, Japan and South Korea--will expand at a strong rate through 2023. Dental implant procedure volumes will grow as physicians are increasingly trained on the technique and as patient awareness rises....

2014-09-30 16:22:48

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Obstruction Lighting in US$ Million. LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 58 companies including many key and niche players such as...

2014-09-30 04:20:17

TOKYO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan would be the perfect place for global automakers to test out various micro-mobility solutions due to strong Government support and an ageing population, says Frost & Sullivan. "Micro-mobility solutions will be suitable for first and last mile connectivity to public transport in urban areas such as Tokyo and for short distance travel in rural areas where there are no sufficient public transport infrastructure," said Mr. Masaki Honda, Consulting...

2014-09-26 23:05:11

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Glucosamine Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/glucosamine-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Global glucosamine market is expected to reach USD 1,246.4 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View research, Inc. Growing geriatric population is expected...

2014-09-26 12:21:03

Awards Spotlight Top Scorers on the National Tests, On-The-Job Excellence and Community Service CHERRY HILL, N.J., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen Larson of Carter Subaru Ballard in Seattle, Washington is this year's Subaru U.S. National Technician Competition Champion. Larson won the national competition, which tests the knowledge, skill and on-the-job excellence of Subaru technicians in a variety of diagnostic and hands-on challenges. This is the fifth year that Subaru of...

2014-09-26 04:21:23

OSAKA, Japan, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. ("Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma") and SanBio Co., Ltd., acting through its U.S. subsidiary SanBio, Inc. ("SanBio"), announced on September 26 that the two companies have entered into a joint development and license agreement for exclusive marketing rights in the U.S. and Canada ("Agreement") for SB623, a cell therapy for the treatment of patients with chronic stroke discovered and currently under development...


Latest Japan Reference Libraries

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Threadsail filefish, Stephanolepis cirrhifer
2014-06-13 09:04:41

The threadsail filefish (Stephanolepis cirrhifer) is a fish species found in the western Pacific from northern Japan to the East China Sea. Usually found near the seabed at depths of 33 feet. Juveniles generally shelter themselves within the safety of drifting seaweed to hide from predators. It is a migratory fish that can move over 62 miles between feeding and spawning grounds. The threadsail filefish was first observed off the coast of Japan in 1850 and named Monacanthus cirrhifer. In...

Nissan GT-R
2013-12-02 09:48:19

The Nissan GT-R was first released in Japan in 2007. It is a sports car manufactured by Nissan and features all-wheel-drive. There were two concept vehicles unveiled before the GT-R was produced. One in 2001 and a redesigned concept in 2005 called the GT-R Proto. The 2007 GT-R model was based 80-90 percent on the Proto concept vehicle. The first United States GT-R was delivered on July 7, 2008, in Canada also in July 2008, and in Europe in March 2009. The design of the GT-R had input from...

Japanese Amberjack, Seriola quinqueradiata
2013-10-09 11:40:25

The Japanese Amberjack (Seriola quinqueradiata), known also as the yellowtail, is a bony fish belonging to the family called Carangidae. It’s native to the northwest Pacific Ocean from Japan to Hawaii and Baja California. It is greatly appreciated within Japan, where it is called Hamachi or buri. They are eaten either raw or cooked, and are a seasonal favorite within the cooler months when the meat must have higher fat content. The amberjack is usually thought of as a winter delicacy of...

Sword-tail Newt, Cynops ensicuada
2013-10-07 13:56:26

The Sword-tail Newt (Cynops ensicauda) has recently been put on Japan’s Red List of Threatened Amphibians. This newt has a very small range and can only be found in some of the southernmost islands in Japan. Occasionally, Sword-tail Newts are referred to as Fire-bellied Newts, not to be confused with the common Chinese and Japanese species, because of their bright orange colored bellies, which serve as a warning to predators that they are poisonous. They can be distinguished from these two...

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