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2014-09-16 16:28:05

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Cooling Towers in US$ Thousands by the following End-Use Segments: Air Conditioning/HVAC Applications, Heavy Industrial & Utility Applications, Chemical Industry, and Other Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through...

2014-09-16 16:27:29

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Call Centers in US$ Million by the following Types: In-House, and Outsourced. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from...

2014-09-16 16:27:02

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Home Automation in US$ Million. The US and Canadean markets are further analyzed by the following Functional Areas: Lighting Controls, Security Controls, HVAC Controls, and Entertainment & Integrated Controls. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the...

2014-09-16 16:26:12

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Holography for Industrial Applications in US$ Thousands by the following End-Use Applications: Holographic Scanning, Holographic Industrial Testing, and Holographic Optical Elements. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also,...

2014-09-16 16:23:19

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Industrial Castings in Thousands Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Ferrous Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, & Steel Castings), and Nonferrous Castings (Aluminum Castings, Copper Castings, Magnesium Castings, & Other Nonferrous Castings). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin...

2014-09-16 12:28:31

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Meat (Fresh and Processed) in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Pork, Lamb & Goat, Beef & Veal, and Poultry. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided...

2014-09-16 08:35:16

Competitive Selection Process and Subsequent Win Driven by Nova's Superior FinFET Metrology Solution REHOVOT, Israel, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nova Measuring Instruments (Nasdaq: NVMI), a leading innovator and a key provider of optical metrology solutions for advanced process control used in semiconductor manufacturing, announced today that a leading logic manufacturer selected Nova's Optical CD metrology solution to support the development and future manufacturing of...

2014-09-16 04:21:51

OSAKA, Japan and SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MegaChips Technology America Corporation (MegaChips America) announced that following the signature of an agreement with STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM, "ST") and final closing on September 2, it has acquired 9 smart connectivity products based on DisplayPort TM technology that ST decided to discontinue last year, along with its related assets, business and products in development. During the transition, ST and...

2014-09-16 00:20:28

TOKYO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADEKA Corporation, a polymer additives manufacturer based in Japan, announced on September 16 that it will attend the following three international polymer additives conferences in October: - 16th annual SPE Conference 2014 on October 5 - 8 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. - Vinyltech 2014 on October 20 - 22 in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. - Polyolefin Additives 2014 on October 28 - 30 in Cologne, Germany SPE Conference 2014 Presentation: Oct....

2014-09-15 20:22:06

Seven New Grant Investments for $15.3 Million to Tackle Malaria, Chagas Disease and Dengue, which is Dramatically on the Rise TOKYO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund), a new public health partnership that is bringing Japanese know-how and investment to the global fight against infectious diseases, today announced seven grant investments totaling US$15.3 million to speed the development of promising drugs and vaccines to battle...


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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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