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2014-06-19 00:21:02

71% of People Think That the Government is Responsible for Helping to Find a Cure or Way to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease CHICAGO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alzheimer's is a fatal, progressive disease impacting at least 44 million people worldwide yet it is widely misunderstood. According to an Alzheimer's Association(®) 12-country survey, 59 percent of people surveyed incorrectly believe that Alzheimer's disease is a typical part of aging and 40 percent of people believe that...

2014-06-18 23:10:17

OpenIAM and Information Development will collaborate to provide cost-effective and feature-rich Identity and Access Management systems to Japanese companies. Cortlandt Manor, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 OpenIAM, a provider of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions, has formed a business alliance with Information Development (ID) of Japan. The purpose of the alliance is to deliver a full-featured, high quality, yet economical Identity and Access Management solution to companies in...

2014-06-18 12:36:30

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Orphan Drugs for CNS Diseases: R&D and Market 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/orphan_drugs_cns_diseases_rd_market_2014_2024.html Report DetailsUncommon nerve disorders - new study explains technological and commercial prospectsWhat's the future of medicines for rare central nervous system (CNS) disorders? Visiongain's new report gives you predictions...

2014-06-18 12:35:50

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Advanced (3D/4D) Visualization Systems Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/healthcare/global_advanced_3d_4d_visualization_systems_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Advanced (3D/4D) Visualization Systems in US$ Thousand. Global market is further analyzed by the following Departments: Radiology, Cardiology, Oncology, and Others. The report...

2014-06-18 12:35:26

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/drug_delivery/global_nanotechnology_drug_delivery_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery in US$ Million. The Global Market is further analyzed by the following Drug Delivery Technologies: Nanocrystals, and Nanocarriers. The report provides...

2014-06-18 12:34:59

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Wireless Health and Fitness Devices Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/telecoms/misc_telecoms/global_wireless_health_fitness_devices_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Wireless Health and Fitness Devices in Thousand Units by the following Product Segments: Wireless Sports & Fitness Devices, Wireless Remote Health Monitoring Devices, and Wireless...

2014-06-18 12:25:59

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Limestone Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/specialty_chemicals/limestone.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Limestone in Thousand Tons. 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 2012 through 2020. Also, a...

2014-06-18 12:25:28

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Epoxy Resins Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/specialty_chemicals/epoxy_resins.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Epoxy Resins in Thousand Tons by the following End-Use Applications: Paints & Coatings (Solvent-based, Water-based, & Powder Coatings), Electrical & Electronics, Adhesives & Bonding, Construction, Wind Energy, and Others. The...

2014-06-18 12:23:18

Porsche Ranks Highest among Nameplates for a Second Consecutive Year; WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of problems experienced by new-vehicle owners has increased from the previous year, as automakers continued to be challenged when introducing sophisticated technologies in new vehicles, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Initial Quality Study(SM) (IQS) released today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130605/LA26502LOGO The study, now in...

2014-06-18 08:33:29

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Rechargeable Batteries Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/batteries/global_rechargeable_batteries_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Rechargeable Batteries in US$ Million by the following Battery Chemistries: Nickel-Cadmium, Nickel-Metal Hydride, Lithium Ion, and Lithium Ion Polymer. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics...


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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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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