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The Japan Times
Tsunami zone's village culture fades into fog of history
The government appears eager to declare progress in recovery efforts along Japan's devastated northeastern coast, but anyone visiting the tsunami-hit region must wonder what constitutes progress in officials' eyes.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Northwest Asian Weekly
Three years later, Japan earthquake still resonates
After the earthquake and tsunami, an SH-60B helicopter assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron 14 from Naval Air Facility Atsugi flew over the city of Sendai to deliver more than 1,500 pounds of food to survivors.
The Huffington Post
Tear-Jerking Chevy Commercial Will Strike A Chord With Every Single Dog Lover
Chevy's sole interest may be to sell more cars, but its latest commercial doesn't advertise better engines, sleeker designs or wallet-friendly mileage.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Japan caught up in energy dilemma
As the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster nears, the nation is faltering in its resolution to shun nuclear power.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Harris Center Presents SIRO-A, The Digital Technodelic Experiment, Now thru 3/5
The "next generation of entertainment" from Japan is set to arrive at Harris Center for the Arts as SIRO-A, a six-member strong performance group from Sendai, Japan make their North America debut on the West Coast.
Mitsubishi Corporation Relief Foundation Supports Hydroponic Farming Initiative in Eastern Sendai
Tokyo, Mar 4, 2014 - - Michisaki, a farming corporation located in Gamo in the district of Miyagino in Sendai City, today held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of a large-scale hydroponics facility in the area.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
South China Morning Post
Book review: Bending Adversity, by David Pilling
Every nation inevitably experiences adversity - natural or inflicted on the populace by internal or external forces.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Hundreds protest dropped charges over Fukushima crisis
Hundreds rallied in Tokyo on Saturday to protest at Japanese prosecutors' decision to drop charges over the Fukushima nuclear crisis, with no one yet punished nearly three years after the "man-made" disaster.
Depression a serious problem in disaster-hit areas -NHK World English
Depression among those who experienced the 2011 disaster in northeastern Japan appears to be a serious problem.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Nucleic Acids Research
Novel method for site-specific induction of oxidative DNA damage...
However, the effect of chromatin structure on BER protein recruitment to DNA damage sites in living cells is poorly understood.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Japan Times
Suit against tsunami-hit bank fails
Relatives of three bank employees killed by the March 11, 2011, tsunami hold photos of their loved ones as they enter the Sendai District Court on Tuesday.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Continuous Antihypertensive Therapy Throughout the Initial 24 Hours...
From the Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine , Division of Stroke Care Unit , and Department of Neurology , National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan; Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine, NHO Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka, Japan ; Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan ; Department of ... (more)
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Stars and Stripes
At Fukushima, a radioactive mess wrapped up in plastic with nowhere to go
On March 11, 2011, an enormous plate of the Earth's surface plunged more than 160 feet toward the deep-sea Japan Trench - about the height of a 10-story building - releasing so much energy that, two years later, scientists could still measure a nearly half-degree centigrade temperature increase along the Tohoku-Oki fault.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Problems Persist at Fukushima - By Laurie Garrett
On March 11, 2011, an enormous plate of the Earth's surface plunged more than 160 feet toward the deep-sea Japan Trench -- about the height of a ten-story building -- releasing so much energy that, two years later, scientists could still measure a nearly half-degree centigrade temperature increase along the Tohoku-Oki fault.
Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cell Activation During Chronic...
Fax: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons activate aryl-hydrocarbon receptor . Because PAHs are known as a risk factor for allergic diseases, PAH-induced AhR activation is expected to be involved in the development of the pathology.
Emirates News Agency
UAE Permanent Representative views UN programmes on Disaster Risk Reduction
WAM GENEVA, 20th February, 2014 -- Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva, has been briefed by Margareta Wahlstrom, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, on future programmes on both ... (more)
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Outsmarting nature during disasters: Instead of winging it, planners...
The dramatic images of natural disasters, including hurricanes Katrina and Sandy and the Tohoku, Japan, earthquake and tsunami, show that nature, not the people preparing for hazards, often wins the high-stakes game of chance.
Blood Pressure Load Does Not Add to Ambulatory Blood Pressure Level...
From the Center for Epidemiological Studies and Clinical Trials, Shanghai Institute of Hypertension, Shanghai Key Lab of Hypertension, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China ; Studies Coordinating Centre, Research Unit Hypertension and Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, ... (more)