Latest Kyoto Stories

2014-06-05 23:07:00

New Website Expands Access to Historic Museum Exhibit Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Boston Children’s Museum has launched a new, information-rich website designed to complement and expand access to the Museum’s authentic century old Japanese House, the Kyo no Machiya, exhibit which has been part of the Museum since being donated by the city of Kyoto, Japan to the city of Boston in 1979. Formerly a merchant’s home in the silk-weaving district of Kyoto, the Japanese house was...

2014-03-31 08:31:18

- New E5GC Joins E5_C Series, Popular for Readability and Usability -- Compact and Short Body of 24mm X 48mm - KYOTO, Japan, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMRON Corporation (TSE: 6645, ADR: OMRNY) announced on March 31 that it will release the following new product on April 1. - Digital Temperature Controller E5GC (24mm X 48mm)(Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/opn/release/201403319491/) The new temperature controller E5GC joins the E5_C Temperature Controller series, which has been...

2014-02-08 23:02:07

Adam Green backs Xocai's "Change Your Chocolate" success to demand for raw Acai Berry in Kyoto, Japan and in Taoyuan, Taiwan. (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 Twelve pounds of chocolate is consumed, on average per person, per year. That is a lot of chocolate. Here is the problem: most people are eating the “regular” unhealthy chocolate that has been ripped of its vital antioxidants and other important nutrients. Conventional chocolate processing means that the cacao is heated...

2013-10-05 23:01:16

The International Chemical Biology Society (ICBS) will feature chemical biology research experts from more than 20 countries to its 2nd Annual Conference in Kyoto, Japan. Deerfield, Illinois / Kyoto, Japan (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 The International Chemical Biology Society (ICBS) will welcome chemical biology research experts from more than 20 countries to its 2nd Annual Conference in Kyoto, Japan. The ICBS conference will attract cross-disciplinary scientists from academia, nonprofit...

Three Americans Win Kyoto Award
2013-06-21 09:33:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Three Americans have won the 29th annual Kyoto Prize award for their individual work in biology, music and technology. Dr. Masatoshi Nei an evolutionary biologist and professor at Penn State, will receive the award for his work in the biological sciences. Cecil Taylor, a jazz pianist known for his percussive style, will be honored with the Arts and Philosophy Prize for his work with the musical arts. Finally, Dr. Robert Dennard, the...

2013-01-22 23:02:13

Dom Liberati, popular rock artist and Jon Levy, Australian singer and songwriter will be performing four headlining performances in Japan Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Alternative rock artist Dom Liberati and Australian/New Zealander singer and songwriter Jon Levy have teamed up for an exciting international tour, Terra Incognita, that includes four headlining performances across Japan next month. The two talented and popular artists are taking the country by storm with...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.