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Here’s What to Know About Joe Biden’s First Trip to Asia as U.S. President

Time Magazine 18 May 2022
commitment that Trump sabotaged with his erratic diplomacy,” says Jeffery Kingston, director of Asian Studies at Tokyo’s Temple University Japan ... The following day, Biden joins a meeting of the Quad security pact in Tokyo alongside the leaders of Japan, India and Australia.

Converting CO2 to formic acid using an alumina-supported, iron-based compound

Phys Dot Org 16 May 2022
To aid in this mission, a research team from Tokyo Tech chose an easily available iron-based mineral and loaded it onto an alumina support to develop a catalyst that can efficiently convert CO2 into HCOOH with ~90% selectivity ... "Our study shows that the road to a greener energy economy doesn't have to be complicated.

Study finds pet cats can tell names, faces of family members

Asahi News 14 May 2022
A study in Japan suggests that domestic cats do not deserve their bad rap for antisocial behavior ... “What we discovered is astonishing,” said Saho Takagi, a research fellow specializing in animal science at Azabu University in Kanagawa Prefecture neighboring Tokyo who initiated the study when she worked at Kyoto University.

Okinawa 50 years since return: Koza steak house owner tells of life with US soldiers

Stars and Stripes 14 May 2022
NAHA, Japan - The Okinawan culture of eating steak was originally fostered in the Koza area in Okinawa City, which sits right next to the U.S. Kadena Air Base ... soldiers and Japanese citizens ... He said that his relationship with the U.S ... A graduate school student at a Tokyo university, she was visiting Okinawa to study its food culture ... At that time, U.S.

This Eco-Friendly Spray Makes Paper Act Like Plastic

The Daily Beast 13 May 2022
In a new study published in the journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research on Friday, researchers from The University of Tokyo created a liquid compound—dubbed Choetsu—that can create a durable, waterproof coating when applied to paper ... study, said in a press release.

The new Anglo-Japanese defense agreement is a message to Moscow and Beijing

The Hill 13 May 2022
At the same time, Tokyo’s willingness to impose far tougher sanctions on Moscow, and to freeze Russian assets, in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine marks a far stronger response to Moscow’s aggression than was the case in the past ... London’s new agreement with Tokyo.

High school standouts set sights on college game in fall

Stars and Stripes 13 May 2022
“They’re (Ottawa) also taking a chance on me.”. Fowler, originally from Las Vegas, was given a partial financial grant-in-aid at Puget Sound and says he plans to study kinesiology. Wright, originally from Tokyo but a longtime Okinawa resident, also earned a partial scholarship and says he wants to major in business administration ... .

Tokyo researchers developed a novel lensless camera

Popular Science 12 May 2022
Xiuxi Pan from Tokyo Tech ... And while lenses have been a part of the photographic process since, well, the very beginning, groundbreaking research by a group of scientists at the Tokyo Institute of Technology could lead to new lensless imaging systems and eventually, a lensless future ... Xiuxi Pan from Tokyo Tech ... Masahiro Yamaguchi of Tokyo Tech.

From Parasite to All That Jazz, 11 Palme d’Or-Winning Films to Rewatch Now

Vogue 12 May 2022
There’s no better introduction to Federico Fellini’s oeuvre than this exuberant masterpiece. Set over seven decadent days in Rome, it follows a world-weary journalist (Marcello Mastroianni) who is chasing stories for his gossip column ... An unconventional family unit is at the heart of Hirokazu Kore-eda’s delicate study of poverty in modern-day Tokyo ... .

Africa beckoned, but nurse devoted her life to the poor in India

Asahi News 11 May 2022
Yumiko Nobue’s childhood dream was to work as a veterinarian in Africa treating exotic animals ... Nobue eventually embarked on a career as a nurse ... She attended a girls’ school in Tokyo, but feeling she was missing something in her life went on to study in the United States ... Nobue was baptized after she returned to Japan ... .

University offers Ukrainian class to those working with evacuees

Asahi News 10 May 2022
At the beginning of a Ukrainian-for-beginners class at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Hidehiko Nakazawa briefed participants on the purpose of the program ... Nakazawa, a professor emeritus of Slavic language studies at the university, in front of a camera for his students.

A new method to synchronize devices on Earth makes use of cosmic rays

Phys Dot Org 09 May 2022
Professor Hiroyuki Tanaka from Muographix at the University of Tokyo devised and tested a way to synchronize multiple devices, so they agree upon the time, that makes use of cosmic rays from deep space ... Perhaps we should take that approach, starting with a city block, then a district, and eventually we'll synchronize the whole of Tokyo and beyond.".

'Look where we went:' Brooke and Jillian Marshall of Fairfield publish books about global travels

St Albans Messenger 06 May 2022
Meanwhile, Jillian went to the University of Chicago, and then further west, to Japan, where she taught English in a small fishing village and studied music in the megacity of Tokyo ... In college, she took courses in Chinese and studied abroad in Beijing ... Her studies returned her to Japan and the musical traditions she found there.

It takes three to tangle: Long-range quantum entanglement needs three-way interaction

Phys Dot Org 06 May 2022
What happens to two-party entangled systems at non-zero temperatures? To answer this question, researchers from the RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project, Tokyo, and Keio University, Yokohama, recently presented a theoretical study in Physical Review X describing ...

Exhibition reviews He Xiangning and art museum

Shenzhen Daily 05 May 2022
A native of Nanhai in Foshan City in central Guangdong, He (1878-1972) went to Japan in 1903 with her husband Liao Zhongkai who studied political science. She studied landscape, flower and animal painting in Tokyo ... It mainly engages in collecting, displaying and studying He’s paintings.

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