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【2007.12.19】

New Osaka mayor eyes full information disclosure

Osaka Mayor Kunio Hiramatsu (photo), speaking as a mayor-elect on Dec. 10 at a regular meeting of th...
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Vietnam president visits Kansai
【2007.12.19】

Vietnam president visits Kansai

President Nguyen Minh Triet of Vietnam participated in the 'Japan-Vietnam Economic Forum' held at an...
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【2007.12.19】

Harvard professor wins 22nd Yamagata Banto Prize

Edwin A.Cranston (photo), professor of Japanese literature at Harvard University, has been chosen as...
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World's 1st cellphone voice translation system
【2007.12.19】

World's 1st cellphone voice translation system

What is billed as the world's first voice translation service using mobile phones has been launched ...
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Foldable syringe for safe inoculation
【2007.12.19】

Foldable syringe for safe inoculation

While there is an absolute shortage of vaccines in developing countries and problems with the manage...
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Live transmission of theater play to cinemas
【2007.12.19】

Live transmission of theater play to cinemas

Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. (NTT) will conduct the first experiment of live transmission of a...
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Historic Kansai:A year-end thought
【2007.12.19】

Historic Kansai:A year-end thought

By junzo tanaka For some reason, the year-end reminds me of the name, Gail Russell, or rather three ...
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【2007.12.19】

[Columns]Notorious water hyacinth: a new attraction?

This autumn, pretty, pale purple flowers on the surface of water at many spots in the southern centr...
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Kyoto Univ. team makes iPS cells from human cells
【2007.12.05】

Kyoto Univ. team makes iPS cells from human cells

A team of researchers led by Kyoto University experts has succeeded in creating induced pluripotent ...
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【2007.12.05】

Keihan's Nakanoshima Line to open in fall 2008

Keihan Electric Railway Co. has announced that the underground Nakanoshima Line connecting its Tenma...
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