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【2012.12.21】

Large commercial establishments rush to open for business in Osaka’s Kita district and Abeno

Osaka City is experiencing a continued rush of the opening of large commercial establishments. In Os...
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【2012.12.21】

World’s first artificial blood vessels from ostrich carotid arteries!

Director Tetsuji Yamaoka and Research Staff Atsushi Mahara at the Department of Biomedical Engineeri...
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【2012.12.21】

[Columns]Year-end, I felt like visiting Mr.Shiba’s place when strolling Kyoto forest (written by Junzo Tanaka)

The year is drawing to a close. One of the features of this season is the casual recollection of peo...
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【2012.11.20】

[Columns]Chinese professor fascinated by noh

Noh, one of the traditional performing arts that Japan is proud of, is gaining popularity among youn...
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【2012.11.20】

Kyo-Navi ranked in top class in the Accreditation System for Tourist Information Centers!

The Accreditation System for Tourist Information Centers of the Japan National Tourism Organization ...
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【2012.11.20】

Application for clinical research for iPS—by the RIKEN Kobe Institute

The possibility of conducting clinical research for regenerative medicine using iPS cells, which wer...
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【2012.10.25】

Echizen lacquered smartphone cases selling well in Western countries

The highest-quality smartphone cases lacquered with the Echizen lacquering technique, a traditional ...
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【2012.10.25】

Kyoto University creates the world’s first immunodeficient rats!

Program-Specific Associate Professor Tomoji Mashimo and his research team at Kyoto University have a...
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【2012.10.01】

[Columns]A challenge by a mountain village making even the national government take action

-From the Environment Guard to regional vitalizationA challenge taken up by Hidakagawa-cho in Wakaya...
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Promoting Kansai’s food culture to the world
【2012.09.24】

Promoting Kansai’s food culture to the world

The Union of Kansai Governments and economic organizations in the Kansai region, marking the year 20...
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