Mar 17, 2013
Sutra Chant via Tracing Tablet for Disaster Area
On March 7, the Heart Sutra was chanted simultaneously via the Internet at the separated locations of Byodo-in Temple, Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture, and Osaka University, Suita City, Osaka Prefecture, utilizing tablet terminal software in which a voice speaks when characters on the screen are traced with a finger.
The Kyoto Shimbun News
You'll Surely Want to Visit Kyoto with "Kit Kat"
On February 18, Kyoto Prefecture appointed a chocolate bar containing Uji tea leaves and Uji powdered tea, which is produced by the large food manufacturer "Nestle Japan Ltd.," to the post of tourism ambassador for sweets called "'Okashina' Kyoto PR Partner," or sweets partner for Kyoto PR, for the first time.
The Star Online
Area hub: From afar, the vast greyish white main building of the distillery dominates the landscape, lording over the smaller Japanese huts and houses that surround it, much like its position at the very top of the Japanese single malt whisky market.
Nucleic Acids Research
Anti-prion activity of an RNA aptamer and its structural basis
The conversion of a normal cellular form of PrP into an abnormal form is thought to be associated with the pathogenesis.