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2014-05-13 12:30:49

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Patient Scales Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/patient_scales.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Patient Scales in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments: Floor Scales, Infant & Baby Scales, Chair Scales, and Under Bed Scales. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe,...

2014-05-13 12:29:23

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Wood Preservative Chemicals Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/wood/wood_preservative_chemicals.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Wood Preservative Chemicals in US$ Million. The US market is analyzed by the following End-Use Applications: Decking, Landscape Products, Railroad Products, Utility Poles, Fencing, and Others. The report provides...

2014-05-13 12:29:07

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Industrial and Commercial Fans and Blowers Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/air_conditioning/industrial_commercial_fans_blowers.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Industrial and Commercial Fans and Blowers in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America,...

2014-05-13 12:28:22

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:C4ISR Market (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Land Systems, Airborne Systems and Naval Systems) Forecasts 2014 -...

2014-05-13 08:24:32

MONTREAL, May 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin Inc. (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by Abu Dhabi Oil Company Ltd. (Japan), (ADOC) to provide project management consultancy services for an expansion aimed at increasing production from oilfields located offshore of the UAE. ADOC is currently operating the Mubarraz, Umm Al Anbar and Neewat AlGhalan offshore fields in the Persian Gulf. The company intends to increase oil production from these...

2014-05-12 20:25:09

Almost half of respondents expect data centre budgets to increase by 5-10 percent in the next 12 months SINGAPORE, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The virtualization of critical applications, big data, and data centre consolidation will drive the next wave of data centre capacity growth in APAC, according to a commissioned survey conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). Digital Realty's 2014 survey of data centre trends in APAC canvassed data centre...

2014-05-12 12:23:40

LONDON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Metal Magnesium Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/mining/2013_deep_research_report_global_china_metal_magnesium_industry.html Summary"2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Metal Magnesium Industry" was professional and depth research report on Global and China Metal Magnesium industry. The report firstly introduced...

2014-05-12 04:21:55

- Chief Commercial Officer, Tim Whitten, to lead commercialization effort - PRINCETON, N.J., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiho Oncology, Inc., a division of Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Japan), today announced the appointment of Tim Whitten to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. The appointment of Mr. Whitten represents the initial step in the transition of the company to a more fully integrated clinical development and commercial entity as it...

2014-05-12 04:21:52

- Company Plans to Pursue Regulatory Submissions - TOKYO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) and its division Taiho Oncology, Inc. (Princeton, N.J.) announced on May 12 results from its global Phase III RECOURSE trial on its oral combination anticancer drug TAS-102 (nonproprietary names: trifluridine and tipiracil hydrochloride) in refractory metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). The RECOURSE trial met its primary endpoint of demonstrating...

2014-05-08 23:01:38

Home Care Assistance of Warren Twp, NJ invites caregivers, clients and community members to participate in the “Walk to Okinawa,” a simulated trek from Warren Twp, NJ to Okinawa, Japan. Warren, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Home Care Assistance of New Jersey, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, invites members of the Northern Central New Jersey community to commit to healthy living and register for the “Walk to Okinawa.” Registrants will receive a...


Latest Japan Reference Libraries

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...

Tosa
2013-09-19 10:42:47

The Tosa, also known as the Tosa Inu, is a breed of domestic dog that originated in Japan. The dog was developed in the late nineteenth century when various types of European breed like the mastiff, Old English bulldog, and the German pointer were crossed with the Shikoku-Inu breed from Japan. This large breed was very popular as a fighting dog between the years of 1924 to 1933, when there were over five thousand registered Tosa breeders. The Tosa can vary in size depending upon the area...

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