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【2004.12.22】

Comfort and Longevity is Fukui's brand, Gov. Nishikawa

Governor Issei Nishikawa of Fukui Prefecture, delivered the lecture, titled 'Brand and Pride: My Job...
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【2004.12.22】

Students holding art project at Nakanoshima Rose Garden

Students in six departments of the Osaka University of Arts, are holding an art project at the Nakan...
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Kyoto Univ., Mitsubishi develop new device for treating cancer
【2004.12.22】

Kyoto Univ., Mitsubishi develop new device for treating cancer

Kyoto University and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. have jointly developed a new device for treat...
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ATR and Tsukuba Univ. develop step-type Rrbot
【2004.12.22】

ATR and Tsukuba Univ. develop step-type Rrbot

The Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR International) and the Univers...
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Tokushima Univ. and Lion Corp. discover  proteins  for hair growth
【2004.12.22】

Tokushima Univ. and Lion Corp. discover proteins for hair growth

A joint research team of the University of Tokushima's Dermatological School of Medicine headed by P...
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Historic Kansai :Kyoto is full of historical sites related toYoshitsune
【2004.12.22】

Historic Kansai :Kyoto is full of historical sites related toYoshitsune

By Junzo TanakaIf Japanese are asked to choose three favorite historical stories, most would cite Ta...
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Chinese ban on charcoal exports causes mixed reaction in Kansai
【2004.12.22】

[Columns]Chinese ban on charcoal exports causes mixed reaction in Kansai

The total ban on charcoal export, imposed by China in October, has been imperiling Japan's food cult...
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【2004.12.08】

Prof. Sepp Linhart wins 21st YAMAGATA BANTO Prize

Sepp Linhart, 60 , a professor of Japanese studies and director of the Department of East Asian Stud...
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Japan's first robot entertainment production formed
【2004.12.08】

Japan's first robot entertainment production formed

Venture businesses in the Kansai region have jointly established an entertainment production firm, C...
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Two firms develop cogeneration system for household use
【2004.12.08】

Two firms develop cogeneration system for household use

Osaka Gas Co., based in Osaka City, and Kyocera Corp., based in Kyoto City, said they will jointly d...
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