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Thursday | The Japan Times

Fukushima boy drowns trying to rescue girl, 3

Koriyama Mayor Masato Shinagawa prays Thursday at the spot along the Abukuma River in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, where a 6-year-old boy died the previous day attempting to save a 3-year-old girl who had fallen into the water.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Northwest Asian Weekly

Fukushima children start new school after fa OEleeing radiation

But a family living near the "no-go zone" surrounding Japan's destroyed nuclear plant has other things to consider.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Cavalier Daily

Annual Founder's Day celebrations honor Jefferson's 271st birthday

In anticipation of University founder Thomas Jefferson's 271st birthday on Sunday, April 13, the University and Monticello have organized a series of events aimed at celebrating the nation's third president and author of the Declaration of Independence throughout the week.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Circulation

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)

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Fukushima children start school, flee radiation

In this Saturday, April 5, 2014 photo, Kokoro Kamiyama, 13, left in foreground, attends an opening ceremony of her Aida junior high school as she starts her new life in Matsumoto, central Japan, after moving from Fukushima.

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National Public Radio

Fukushima Children Start School, Flee Radiation

The 12-year-old girl didn't want to leave her younger brother, and her grandparents didn't want her to go away.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Science

[Research Article] Direct Imaging of Intracellular Signaling...

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The Japan Times

Nearly 75% of schools used as tsunami evacuation sites questioned

Researchers who surveyed elementary and junior high schools in coastal areas in seven prefectures are calling for a review of the designated tsunami evacuation sites.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Japan Times

Tohoku residents rattled by latest evacuation

Residents of coastal areas in the Tohoku region sought refuge in nearby facilities early Thursday after an earthquake off Chile's northern coast on Tuesday night triggered a tsunami alert.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Tsunamis Reach Japan After Chile Quake

Tsunami waves unleashed by the 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck off Chile on Tuesday night reached Pacific coastal areas of northern to eastern Japan on Thursday morning, Japan's Jiji Press reported, citing the Japan Meteorological Agency's statement.

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Science

[Research Article] Direct Imaging of Intracellular Signaling...

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Nucleic Acids Research

The structure of metallo-DNA with consecutive thymine-HgII-thymine...

2, 166 10, Praha 6, Czech Republic, 3Department of Materials and Life Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Sophia University, 7-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan, 4Department of Material and Life Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Kanagawa University, 3-27-1 Rokkakubashi, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 221-8686 Japan, ... (more)

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Circulation

Early Intensive Versus Minimally Invasive Approach to Postoperative...

From the Department of Surgical Neurology, Research Institute for Brain and Blood Vessels-AKITA, Akita, Japan ; Department of Neurosurgery, Teine Keijinkai Hospital, Sapporo, Japan ; Department of Nuclear Medicine and Radiology, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan ; and Department of Neurosurgery, Hokkaido ... (more)

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Circulation

Day-to-Day Variability in Home Blood Pressure Is Associated With...

From the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics , Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology , and Department of Community Medical Supports , Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization, Department of Planning for Drug Development and Clinical Evaluation , Department of Human Development, Faculty of Education , Tohoku University, ... (more)

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Alabama Live

Which U.S. city ranks among the world's 10 most disaster-prone areas?

An Air Force search and rescue team in an HH-60 G Pave Hawk helicopter surveys the damage as it flies over Sendai, Japan, March 14, 2011.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Bloomberg

Glencore Said to Sell Year's Coal to Tohoku at Lowest Since 2009

Glencore Xstrata Plc , the world's biggest exporter of thermal coal, agreed to sell the fuel to Tohoku Electric Power Co.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

International Business Times

Fukushima Radiation May Have Reached New Zealand Through Muttonbirds; Scientists to Study Birds

New Zealand scientists from the University of Auckland will check whether the radiation from A child walks past a geiger counter, measuring a radiation level of 0.162 microsievert per hour, at a square in front of Koriyama Station in Koriyama, west of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Fukushima prefecture March 1, 2014.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Journal of Biochemistry

Overexpression of autotaxin, a lysophosphatidic acid-producing...

Tel: Lysophosphatidic acid and sphingosine-1-phosphate are second-generation lysophospholipid mediators that exert multiple biological functions through their own cognate receptors.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Japan Times

English translation tells tales of 100 Miyagi tsunami survivors

It was the inspiration and eagerness of Hitomi Nakanishi, an Australia-based Japanese scholar, that led to the publication of an English-language book with recollections and photos of the experiences of 100 survivors of the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami in and around Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Japan Times

Court rejects nursery tsunami suit

The Sendai District Court turned down a damages suit Monday filed by relatives of two of three nursery children in the town of Yamamoto, Miyagi Prefecture, who were killed by the giant tsunami spawned by the March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake off the coast of Tohoku.

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