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Tsukuba

(tso͝oko͞o`bä), city (1990 pop. 143,396) Ibaraki prefecture, central Honshu, E central Japan, 31 mi (50 km) S of Mito. The city's products include peanuts, mushrooms, tea, processed foods, sake, and housewares. It is the site of Tsukuba Science City, a research and technology center. The government began planning the science city in 1963 as a center dedicated to scientific research and as part of a strategy to decentralize Tokyo. It served as the site of Japan's science exposition in 1985. The city houses 46 national research facilities, including the National Laboratory for High Energy Physics. The Univ. of Tsukuba is located there.
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Hisashi Ietsugu) has received the 14th Annual Merit Award from the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry for Collaborative Achievement Between Industry, Academia and Government for the practical realization of a system for diagnosing hepatic fibrosis using glycosylation, developed in collaboration with the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, or AIST (Tsukuba HQ: Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan; President: Ryoji Chubachi).
Address for correspondence: Masahiro Kusumoto, Bacterial and Parasitic Disease Research Division, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, 3-1-5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0856, Japan; email: kusu555@affrc.
1) Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8575, Japan
I'm so happy because Japanese literature is not very well known back home," Nodira said during a recent interview in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture.
A team led by Yusaku Uga of the National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, described the finding of a remarkable gene in a rice plant cultivated in the dry uplands of the Philippines.
We cannot afford to fail," Takashi Uchiyama, one of the six flight directors for the Konotori, said while final preparations were under way amid growing tension at JAXA's Tsukuba Space Center in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture.
Hitachi said it recently produced a map for a roughly 18-kilometer stretch of sidewalk in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture and conducted transport tests on ROPITS -- Robot for Personal Intelligent Transportation System.
1) Department of Clinical Trial and Clinical Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan; (2) Department of Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; (3) icddr,b, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh; (4) Portex Unit of Paediatric Anaesthesia, Institute of Child Health, UCL, UK
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Affiliation: Biofunctional Materials Unit, Nano-Bio Field, Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), National Institute for Materials Science, 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044, Japan,
Satoru Kodama of the University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
ASABE member Naoto Shimizu is an assistant professor, Advanced Bio/Food Processing Laboratory, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; shimizu.