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Science recommends how to reduce anger after an insult or provocation

Science recommends how to reduce anger after an insult or provocation Science recommends how to reduce anger after an insult or provocation

Being insulted or provoked can cause gonna in many people, but it is enough to write down the reaction to a negative incident on a piece of paper and then shred it or throw it in the trash to reduce that feeling. That is the ‘recipe’ by a team of researchers from Nagoya University (Japan) […]

Japan: they create biodegradable plastic suitable for large-scale industrial production

Japan: they create biodegradable plastic suitable for large-scale industrial production Japan: they create biodegradable plastic suitable for large-scale industrial production

Japanese researchers have developed a type of plastic of biological origin suitable for large-scale industrial production and capable of biodegrading quickly, according to those responsible for the project, who present it as an alternative ‘green’ to the synthetic material. The team of scientists from Kobe University (west) describes the new compound as “more processable, more […]

The US and Japan strengthen their military alliance to counter China

The US and Japan strengthen their military alliance to counter China The US and Japan strengthen their military alliance to counter China

With the intention of stopping the dizzying rise of China, the American president, Joe Bidenand the Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, announced this Wednesday a series of measures that represent the largest remodeling of the military alliance between the two countries in 65 years and that include agreements on defense and technology. The announcement came […]

Cherry trees blooming earlier in Japan due to climate change

Cherry trees blooming earlier in Japan due to climate change Cherry trees blooming earlier in Japan due to climate change

The flowering of cherry trees (‘sakura’), a symbol of the arrival of spring to Japan, attracts millions of visitors to the Asian country every year, however, the climate change is advancing its beginning and the heat waves they put the opening of the cocoons at risk. This annual event, which dyes the entire country white […]

US offers Taiwan “all necessary help” after earthquake

US offers Taiwan “all necessary help” after earthquake US offers Taiwan “all necessary help” after earthquake

USA “is willing to provide all necessary help” to Taiwan After an earthquake of magnitude greater than 7 left at least nine dead and more than 900 injured in Taiwan on Wednesday. ”We monitor information on the impact of the earthquake in Taiwan and monitor its possible repercussions in Japan,” said a National Security Council […]

Japanese dietary supplements linked to 157 cases of hospitalizations

Japanese dietary supplements linked to 157 cases of hospitalizations Japanese dietary supplements linked to 157 cases of hospitalizations

At least 157 people were hospitalized in cases linked to Japanese dietary supplements that are at the center of growing health concern in the Asian country, a Health Ministry official reported Tuesday. The figure reflects an increase in the 114 cases of hospitalizations that the company Kobayashi Pharmaceutical said Friday they were related to its […]

Japanese diaper giant shifts production from babies to adults

Japanese diaper giant shifts production from babies to adults Japanese diaper giant shifts production from babies to adults

The main producer of paper Japan and one of the country’s largest diaper companies, Oji Holdings, announced that it will leave the national baby diaper market due to the drop in births and will focus on adults. “Starting in September this year, we will end the production of children’s diapers and strengthen our adult disposable […]

Noritaka Tatehana, from designing footwear for Lady Gaga to reviving Japanese craftsmanship

Noritaka Tatehana, from designing footwear for Lady Gaga to reviving Japanese craftsmanship Noritaka Tatehana, from designing footwear for Lady Gaga to reviving Japanese craftsmanship

The person responsible for designing twenty-five pairs of the iconic shoes American singer platform Lady Gagacontemporary artist Noritaka Tatehana, has set out to revive the delicate and meticulous traditional Japanese arts through collaborative works with local artisans. Tatehana (Tokyo, 1985), whose works have been acquired by institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in […]

Japanese satellite begins operation to reduce space debris

Japanese satellite begins operation to reduce space debris Japanese satellite begins operation to reduce space debris

The Japanese company Astroscale together with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) They put the Adras-J (Active Debris Removal by Astroscale-Japan) satellite into orbit, with the objective of inspecting the space debris orbiting the Earth. The satellite took off from a rocket on the Mahia Peninsula, in New Zealand, on a mission that seeks to […]

Germany overtakes Japan as the world’s third most powerful economy

Germany overtakes Japan as the world’s third most powerful economy Germany overtakes Japan as the world’s third most powerful economy

Germany has displaced Japan as the third most powerful economy in the world at the end of 2023. According to official data from the Japanese statistical agency, the Asian country registered a contraction of 0.1% in the last quarter of the year, accumulating two consecutive ones. Already in the third quarter, Japan had registered a […]

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