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2014-09-12 12:25:21

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Breast Cancer Screening (Mammography, MRI & Ultrasound) Market & Forecast - Worldwide" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in both the developed and developing world. Worldwide Breast Cancer Screening Market was in double digit Billion US$ for 2013. United States is the leading market for breast...

2014-09-12 04:20:30

OKINAWA, Japan, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Okinawa prefectural government presented a display of traditional performing arts titled OKINAWAN PERFORMING ARTS at the Terrace Theater of The Kennedy Center on Saturday, September 6. (Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/opn/release/201409123658/) OKINAWAN PERFORMING ARTS featured a group consisting of young dancers and karate performers who are carrying Okinawa's classical performing arts into the next generation. The dynamic...

2014-09-11 23:04:54

The makeup market in Asia Pacific was valued at USD 14.76 billion in 2013 and is anticipated to reach USD 22.31 billion in 2019, expanding at a CAGR of 7.1% from 2013 to 2019 Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Transparency Market Research has published a new market report titled “Makeup Market Asia Pacific Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2013 - 2019.” According to the report, the makeup market in Asia Pacific was valued at USD 14.76 billion...

2014-09-11 23:00:55

PROFICIENCY™ Conference to Address Endpoint Strategies for Clinical Outcome Assessment Data in Biopharmaceutical Research TOKYO, JAPAN (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today opened registration for its PROFICIENCY conference in Tokyo, Japan. The educational conference, which takes place October 14, 2014 at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel, focuses on developing, implementing, and...

2014-09-11 16:22:26

LONDON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:District Cooling Market by Application (Commercial, Residential, Industrial and Others) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2360634/District-Cooling-Market-by-Application-Commercial-Residential-Industrial-and-Others---Global-Trends--Forecasts-to-2019.html The district cooling market can be segmented into four major regions, which are the Americas, the...

2014-09-11 12:27:44

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Laboratory Refrigerators and Ovens - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Laboratory Refrigerators and Ovens in US$ Thousands by the following Segments: -- Laboratory Refrigerators (General Purpose Lab Refrigerator, Explosion Proof Refrigerator, Portable...

2014-09-11 12:27:41

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Microscopes - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Microscopes in US$ Million/Thousands by the following Product Segments: Optical Microscopes, Charged Particle Microscopes, and Scanning Probe Microscopes. The report also analyzes the world market by the following End-Use...

2014-09-11 12:27:27

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Syringes (Disposable and Reusable) - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Syringes (Disposable and Reusable) in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: -- Anesthesia Syringes -- Angiographic Syringes -- Blood Gas Syringes -- Catheter Syringes --...

2014-09-11 12:22:21

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Turbines - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Turbines in Megawatts of New Capacity Additions and US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Hydraulic Turbines, Steam Turbines, Gas Turbines, Wind Turbines, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics...

2014-09-11 12:21:16

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Automotive Adhesives - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Adhesives in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual...


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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