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2013-08-22 08:27:33

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma US, Inc. ("Astellas"), a U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc. (Tokyo: 4503), announced today that ASTAGRAF XL(TM) (tacrolimus extended-release capsules) for the prophylaxis of organ rejection in patients receiving a kidney transplant used with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) and corticosteroids, with or without basiliximab induction, is now available in U.S. pharmacies. "The availability of ASTAGRAF XL marks a...

2013-08-21 16:21:44

New routes position Seattle as a leading West Coast gateway with service to the top five Asian markets SEATTLE, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) will add new daily nonstop service from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Seoul-Incheon International Airport and Hong Kong International Airport (both subject to government approval) beginning June 2 and June 16, 2014, respectively. Tickets will be available for purchase Aug. 24, 2013. (Logo:...

2013-08-21 08:22:26

BUDAPEST, Hungary and TOKYO, August 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemAxon [http://www.chemaxon.com/#_blank ], a leader in providing chemistry software solutions and consulting services for life science research, and Patcore, a leading cheminformatics software and service company for pharmaceutical and life science industries, have agreed terms for the distribution of Patcore's CRAIS series of products globally excluding Japan. Patcore's CRAIS product series are a set of...

2013-08-20 16:23:56

"Magma Red" and "Wave Blue" feature stylish two-toned look TOKYO, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) announced today that it will introduce new color variations for PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®4) in "Magma Red" and "Wave Blue", concurrently with the launch of PS4(TM) in Europe, at a recommended retail price (RRP) of EUR 59 / £ 54 (including tax). They will also become available in North America at a RRP of US$ 59 / Canada$ 59...

2013-08-20 16:23:48

33 Diverse Launch Frame Software Titles to be Available by End of the Year From Brand New Titles to Popular Franchises. TOKYO, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced that the PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) (CUH-1000A series) computer entertainment system will launch on November 15, 2013 in the Canada and U.S., and from November 29, 2013 in Europe including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy,...

2013-08-19 04:21:41

TOKYO, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Supports Development of High-quality Video over LTE Mobile Links & 4K Video Streaming Systems -- Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (NTT) has developed compression software (an encoder engine) with the world's highest-level compression performance that is fully compliant with the Main/Main10 profile of the next-generation "H.265/HEVC" (High Efficiency Video Coding) *(1) video coding standard. *(1) H.265/HEVC (High Efficiency...

Transfer Of Flying Quantum Bits At The Touch Of A Button
2013-08-15 10:40:22

Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz Hybrid technology makes possible highly reliable transmission of photonic qubits By means of the quantum-mechanical entanglement of spatially separated light fields, researchers in Tokyo and Mainz have managed to teleport photonic qubits with extreme reliability. This means that a decisive breakthrough has been achieved some 15 years after the first experiments in the field of optical teleportation. The success of the experiment conducted in Tokyo...

2013-08-14 23:29:25

transcosmos Offering a Comprehensive Service from Production, Distribution to Management of Video Advertisement with Partners - Creators Match, Crossco, and TubeMogul Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) has tied business partnership with creators match, Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President: Go Keiju; hereinafter, "creators match"),...

2013-08-12 12:24:10

viv Limited has just released "GooLook," a new iPhone application which allows you to find out where in the world your looks would be considered most attractive. TOKYO, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- viv Limited (current location: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo / representative director: Kyo Ueda) has developed "GooLook," an application for smartphones such as iPhone, which helps you to figure out "where and from which kind of people you would be the most popular." The service will start on August...

2013-08-09 08:23:11

TOKYO, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Discover Tomorrow" 1,000-km Relay to Tokyo concluded on Wednesday, August 7, around 5 p.m. as the relay sashes were brought to a grand goal at the "Deai-Bashi (Encounter Bridge)" at Odaiba in Tokyo. Seeking to support the ongoing disaster recovery efforts through the power of sports, the 14-day race crossed some of the regions hardest hit by the Great East Japan Earthquake, symbolically linking them to Tokyo through the runners' sashes....


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Topographic Effects On Weather
2012-07-30 13:18:48

The Japanese Alps are a major weather component and dictate a lot of weather patterns in Japan. The first is when Typhoons move northward and impact Japan. If they remain on the eastern side of the Alps they will bring very heavy rain to the capitol region of Tokyo along with very strong winds. In the winter the Alps create two types of climates at the same latitude. On the Western side near the city of Kanazawa Japan, the winters can be long and harsh with snowfall amounts in the feet....

Topographic Impacts of Mt. Fuji in Japan
2012-07-16 15:39:01

Image Credit: Joshua Kelly Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in the country of Japan. It does have a large impact on the weather in the region. The first impact is shown in the image to the left. This is known as a cap cloud as it sits snuggly on top of the mountain. This feature can be indicative of strong turbulence in the area for aviation purposes. The second impact that Mt. Fuji can have is the winter weather in the Tokyo area. When storm systems come in from the west they tend to...

Tornado Hits Town Northeast Of Tokyo Japan May 5, 2012
2012-05-10 08:24:20

Typically when you think of tornadoes you think of the Plains of the United States. Japan does get tornadoes but most are associated with Tropical Activity. On May 5th 2012, the storm which produced this tornado was not associated with a Typhoon. It was more of a super-cell type thunderstorm. Videos and images available shown the tornado had a wide base. The damage left behind indicates that it could have been a strong storm approaching the middle of the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The storm...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-08 09:54:10

Tokyo is located in the Central part of Japan. On the Eastern shore of Japan is Tokyo Bay which connects to the Pacific Ocean. Just outside Tokyo Bay runs a warm ocean current which plays a role in the climate of Tokyo. Temperatures for Tokyo Japan: Average temperatures for the months of January through March range from the 30’s in January upwards to the 50’s by March. April starts the season of spring and the temperatures range from the 50’s to the 70’s. The months of July...

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2007-03-26 14:08:56

The Frilled shark, Chlamydoselachus anguineus, is a primitive shark species, of the family Chlamydoselachidae in the order Hexanchiformes. The Southern African frilled shark is a proposed new species from the Southern African range. These two species are very different from the other hexanchiform sharks, and it has recently been proposed that the two frilled sharks should be given their own order: Chlamydoselachiformes. Additional extinct types are known from fossil teeth; thought to be...

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