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2014-03-05 12:24:00

DUBLIN, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fnh444/halogen_bulbs) has announced the addition of the "Halogen Bulbs - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fnh444/halogen_bulbs ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Halogen Bulbs in US$ Million. The report provides...

2014-03-05 08:24:36

DUBLIN, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fx6vj6/synthetic_biology) has announced the addition of the "Synthetic Biology - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fx6vj6/synthetic_biology ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Synthetic Biology in US$ Thousands...

2014-03-04 08:21:27

Operations Key to On-going Growth in Asia-Pacific Region MAUMEE, Ohio, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) today marked the 30th anniversary of its representative office in Japan. This office was established as an important step in the company's efforts to build relationships with Japanese OEMs, especially those that had begun assembling vehicles in North America. While Dana's presence in Japan dates back to 1972 with the launch of Najico Spicer, an axle...

2014-03-04 04:22:43

PS4 Software Sales Reach 13.7 Million, Users Fully Embrace the World of PS4, and Demonstrate Further Enhancement of the Network Service's Ecosystem With 100 Million Shares Captured, More than 56 Million Spectate Sessions and a Dramatic Increase of PlayStation®Plus Subscriptions TOKYO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) computer entertainment system has cumulatively sold through more than 6.0 million...

2014-03-03 23:25:04

Elmarco introduces NS LAB, the electrospinning research tool designed for the needs of universities and research institutes. Liberec, Czech Republic (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Elmarco introduces the updated Nanospider™ (“NS”) LAB – the first product update to the world’s best-selling nanofiber research tool which was originally launched in 2005 at the Nanotech exhibition in Tokyo, Japan. Designed for experimental work on nanofiber material and applications, this new product...

2014-03-03 12:29:37

KOBE, Japan, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - World's Most Widely Deployed Open Source PBX Platform Now Available in Japanese - QLOOG, Inc. announced on March 3 that the company has partnered with US unified communications specialist Schmooze Com, Inc. as the first and only authorized reseller of Schmooze products and services in Japan. QLOOG also unveiled the release of its full Japanese translation of the world-famous FreePBX open source communications software. "FreePBX has...

2014-03-03 12:25:28

MORELAND HILLS, Ohio, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Kimin: Japan's Forgotten People is the dark, depressing story of Japan's 300,000 tsunami refugees. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140303/MN74809) On March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake struck Japan's main island, Honshu. The temblor's impact was devastating - destroying or damaging nearly 1,000,000 buildings and homes - but the subsequent tsunami was much worse. A tremendous surge of black water pounded the...

2014-03-03 08:37:57

Year-to-year global sales increase by largest margin in nearly three years; sales in Americas up 17.3 percent compared to last January WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $26.28 billion for the month of January 2014, an increase of 8.8 percent from January 2013 when sales were $24.15 billion, marking...

2014-03-03 08:34:58

DUBLIN, Mar. 03, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q593xn/surface_mount ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Equipment Market" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and...

2014-03-03 04:22:41

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that Bayer HealthCare's Japanese subsidiary, Bayer Yakuhin, Ltd., has submitted an application for marketing authorization for EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection for the treatment of patients with diabetic macular edema (DME) to the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW). "Clinically significant DME is a leading cause of vision loss in the working-age...


Latest Japan Reference Libraries

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...

Finless Porpoise, Neophocaena phocaenoides
2013-08-17 13:37:05

The finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides) can be found in the coastal waters of Asia. Its range includes China, Indonesia, Korea, India, Japan, and Bangladesh. Its western range extends from the coast if India to the Persian Gulf and a distinct freshwater subspecies resides in the Yangtze River. It prefers to reside in shallow areas along the shore, at depths of up to 160 feet. This population is isolated within its range. A few individuals have been found as far as 99 miles off the...

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