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  • A critical social perspective on deep sea mining: Lessons from the emergent industry in Japan

    Carver R. , Childs J. , Steinberg P. , Mabon L. , Matsuda H. , Squire R. , McLellan B. , Esteban M.

    … This piloting of technology is currently the world's only example of large-scale extractive activity operating at such depths. … While there has been an increasing range of scholarship focusing on DSM from both the natural and social sciences, this paper cautions that the social sciences are not merely tools for assessing public and stakeholder acceptability. … They require and deserve a central role in defining the purpose, nature and scope of commercial DSM. …

    Ocean & Coastal Management (193), 2020-08-01

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  • STUDY ON THE CURRENT SITUATION OF CHILDREN'S PLAY THROUGH A COMPARISON OF THREE GENERATIONS IN A RURAL AREA:-Case of Ishikawa Town, Fukushima Prefecture-  [in Japanese]

    TERADA Mitsunari , ERMILOVA Mariia , KINOSHITA Isami

    … In this paper we present 1) three-generational comparison of children's play parameters (playmates, time, space, nature play) and 2) research of the possible impact of the school consolidation process on children's play, specifically, the factor of change in school transportation (walk, school bus, and car).</p><p> For that we applied a questionnaire survey (children N=394, parents N=235, grandparents N=87), augmented by multiple interviews in the period from June to November 2016. …

    Journal of Architecture and Planning (Transactions of AIJ) (768), 307-316, 2020-02

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  • Nature of Kujukushima and Investigation Activity of Umikirara Aquarium in Nagasaki  [in Japanese]

    KAWAKUBO Akihiro

    … The theme of exhibition in Kujukushima aquarium (Umikirara) is the nature of Kujukushima area, in which is located within Saikai National Park of Japan and includes 208 islands and 288km long coastline with rich wildlife and nature environment. … Umikirara has conducted many researches on the nature of Kujukushima and provided those results not only to academic sides but also to public. …

    Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 24(3), 91-96, 2019

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  • Development process and awareness enlightenment of participants in the case of forest patrol activity in Yambaru area of Okinawa Island and the significance of local stakeholders' involvement  [in Japanese]

    KATO Mariko , YAMAMOTO Kiyotatsu , SHIMOMURA Akio

    … This study focused on the case of forest patrol activity conducted by local forestry workers and residents in Yambaru area of Okinawa Island. …

    Journal of The Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture 82(5), 573-578, 2019

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  • Vaccine-elicited receptor-binding site antibodies neutralize two New World hemorrhagic fever arenaviruses

    Clark Lars E. , Mahmutovic Selma , Raymond Donald D. , Dilanyan Taleen , Koma Takaaki , Manning John T. , Shankar Sundaresh , Levis Silvana C. , Briggiler Ana M. , Enria Delia A. , Wucherpfennig Kai W. , Paessler Slobodan , Abraham Jonathan

    … The viral RBS, despite its extensive sequence diversity, is therefore a target for cross-reactive antibodies with activity against New World arenaviruses of public health concern. …

    Nature Communications (9), 1884, 2018-05-14

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  • The Future Activity and Problems of the Field" Expression" Clarified from Non-participant Observation  [in Japanese]

    川瀨 雅 , 堀上 みどり

    … March, 2017, the sixth kindergarten teaching procedure was notified, including seven credentials─knowledge, skill, intellect, judgement, expression, human nature and learning─and ten desirable images─healthy heart and body, independence, cooperativity, germ of morality, relationwith social life, germ of intellect, relation with nature and respect for life, interests and sense toward figures, markers or characters, communication through words, and rich sensitivity and expression, which should be brought up in kindergarten …

    環太平洋大学研究紀要 = Bulletin of International Pacific University (12), 79-87, 2018-03-21

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  • Neural activity induced by visual food stimuli presented out of awareness : a preliminary magnetoencephalography study

    Takada Katsuko , Ishii Akira , Matsuo Takashi , Nakamura Chika , Uji Masato , Yoshikawa Takahiro

    … Obesity is a major public health problem in modern society. … Here, we presented food pictures below the threshold of awareness to healthy male volunteers and examined neural activity related to appetitive behavior using magnetoencephalography. …

    SCIENTIFIC REPORTS (8), 3119, 2018-02-15

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  • How the Japan Teachers' Union Fought for the Teacher Status Law  [in Japanese]

    TAKAGI Kanae

    … To approach this question, I used the JTU's internal records.</p><p> To analyze this question, I took three analytic views (section 2): (1) the JTU's attitude to the connection between the National Public Service Act and the Teacher Status Law, (2) whether the JTU was able to find a route to the reflection of their opinion about the Teacher Status Law, (3) whether the JTU was able to obtain information on the Teacher Status Law at all. …

    THE JAPANESE JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH 85(3), 296-308, 2018

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  • STUDY ON APPLYING AREA DIVISION SYSTEM FOR LOCATION OF URBAN FACILITIES AND EVALUATION OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE  [in Japanese]

    KOBAYASHI Takeshi , IKARUGA Shinji , SONG Junhwan , TSUBOI Shirou

    …  Since 1968, Area Division System has controlled urbanization and protected the agriculture environment and the other nature. … Then we calculated carbon dioxide emissions by city activity. … Moreover, from the viewpoint of convenience of public facility, the distance from “General hospital” …

    Journal of Architecture and Planning (Transactions of AIJ) (737), 1765-1774, 2017-07

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  • THE COMPOSITION OF THE PUBLIC AREA AND THE COMMUNITY FORMATION IN THE PUBLIC HOUSING ON ARTIFICIAL GROUND:A case study on the usage of Sakaide Artificial Ground Part1  [in Japanese]

    FUJII Yoko , TANAKA Masamichi

    … It was developed as a high-density complex for commercial use and public housing. … The ground floor is for retail spaces, theaters, restaurants and parking and the second level artificial ground was built for public housing. … For example, on the second-level artificial ground, the privacy of the residents are noticeably different from public housings that are built on natural ground. …

    Journal of Architecture and Planning (Transactions of AIJ) (737), 1631-1638, 2017-07

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  • CREAITIVE PROGRAM OF MULTI-FUNCTIONAL COMMUNITY HUB:Case of “Casa del Quartiere” in Turin  [in Japanese]

    OZASA Takao , KOMATSU Hisashi

    … To verify the creative program of a multi-functional community hub, this paper analyzes "Casa del Quartiere" in Turin, Italy, from theview points of the planning process, the relationship to spatial structure and activity program, the management and operation. … It may look a kind of community center, but has totally different characters of multifunction,well-involvement of citizen, and creation of public nature for local community. …

    Journal of Architecture and Planning (Transactions of AIJ) (737), 1649-1659, 2017-07

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  • Dendritic cell maturation, but not type I interferon exposure, restricts infection by HTLV-1, and viral transmission to T-cells

    Rizkallah Gerges , Alais Sandrine , Futsch Nicolas , Tanaka Yuetsu , Journo Chloe , Mahieux Renaud , Dutartre Helene

    … Surprisingly, we then demonstrate that it is not due to the antiviral activity of type–I interferon produced by IFN-α DCs, but that it is likely to be linked to a distinct trafficking route of HTLV-1 in IL-4 DCs vs. IFN-α DCs. … In conclusion, the nature of the DCs encountered by HTLV-1 upon primo-infection and the viral trafficking route through the vesicular pathway of these cells determine the efficiency of viral transmission to T-cells, which may condition the fate of infection. …

    PLOS Pathogens 13(4), 2017-04-20

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  • Dendritic cell maturation, but not type I interferon exposure, restricts infection by HTLV-1, and viral transmission to T-cells.

    Rizkallah Gergès , Alais Sandrine , Nicolas Futsch , Tanaka Yuetsu , Journo Chloè , Mahieux Renaud , Dutartre Hélène

    … Surprisingly, we then demonstrate that it is not due to the antiviral activity of type-I interferon produced by IFN-α DCs, but that it is likely to be linked to a distinct trafficking route of HTLV-1 in IL-4 DCs vs. IFN-α DCs. … In conclusion, the nature of the DCs encountered by HTLV-1 upon primo-infection and the viral trafficking route through the vesicular pathway of these cells determine the efficiency of viral transmission to T-cells, which may condition the fate of infection. …

    PLOS pathogens 13(4), 2017-04-20

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  • The research of activity and consciousness for open space at social housing area in Vitnam:In case of Nguyen Cong Tru KTT in Hanoi  [in Japanese]

    Fukumoto Yu , Oka Eriko

    In Hanoi, KTT, collective housing built in the socialist era,is suffering from the necessity of redevelopment in the social problem of Hanoi that the overcrowded population and the living environment …

    Journal of the City Planning Institute of Japan 52(3), 323-328, 2017

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  • Risks and Potential of Competency-based Curriculum  [in Japanese]

    ISHII Terumasa

    … </b>This is done from the point of view of the public nature of school education and the historical and institutional constraints upon it.</p><p>The reform of competency-based education, which is progressing globally, can be seen as the contemporary form of the social functional procedure and the activity analysis procedure.<b> …

    The Japanese Journal of Curriculum Studies 25(0), 83-89, 2016

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  • Background and Significance of UNESCO's International Charter of Physical Education, Physical Activities and Sport  [in Japanese]

    Melo Angela

    … In 1976, due to the educational and ethical dimensions of sport, as well as its multi-disciplinary nature, Member States entrusted the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) with sport policy development.</p><p> … In this respect, the International Charter was amended in 1991 to highlight the health benefits of physical activity, and to promote the inclusion of persons with disabilities, the protection of children, and the role of sport for development and peace.</p><p> …

    Japan Society of Physical Education, Health and Sport Sciences Conference Proceedings 67(0), 6-6, 2016

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  • RESEARCH ON USE AND EVALUATION OF URBAN ENVIRONMENT IN COMPARISON OF CHILDCARE SERVICES IN TOKYO:: Study for about the state of urban environment used as a place of the childcare and the small childcare base (2)  [in Japanese]

    YAMADA Asuka

    …  In this paper, the situation of outing childcare (childcare in public spaces) was examined targeting the small-scale childcare bases and authorized nurseries. … and “to learn public rules” … as the significance and purpose of outing childcare.<br> 3) The most prominent activity for family-like babysitters involves walking. …

    Journal of Architecture and Planning (Transactions of AIJ) 81(723), 1069-1078, 2016

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  • The Development of the Venture Capital Industry in Taiwan:Historical Trajectory, the Background of Rise and Fall, and Change in Roles<b> </b>  [in Japanese]

    Kishimoto Chikashi

    … Taiwan is highly evaluated in the activity of venture capital (VC) industry in the world. … Through such examination, we aim to understand the factor which influences the development of the VC sector and the result of public policy for facilitating this sector. …

    Akamon Management Review 14(4), 189-236, 2015

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  • Research ethics and conflicts of interest  [in Japanese]

    MAEKAWA Taira

    … To promote industry-university cooperative activities, research quality and research ethics should be of major importance and we must ensure the reliability of the scientific nature and ethics of the research for the sake of the public. … In other words, "confirming the quality and reliability of research", "ensuring transparency", and "accountability of research activity" are all clearly warranted. …

    Rinsho Ketsueki 56(10), 2277-2284, 2015

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  • Efficient Drug Delivery of Paclitaxel Glycoside: A Novel Solubility Gradient Encapsulation into Liposomes Coupled with Immunoliposomes Preparation

    Shigehiro Tsukasa , Kasai Tomonari , Murakami Masaharu , Sekhar Sreeja C. , Tominaga Yuki , Okada Masashi , Kudoh Takayuki , Mizutani Akifumi , Murakami Hiroshi , Salomon David S. , Mikuni Katsuhiko , Mandai Tadakatsu , Hamada Hiroki , Seno Masaharu

    … We found that a more hydrophilic paclitaxel molecule, 7-glucosyloxyacetylpaclitaxel, retained tubulin polymerization stabilization activity. … The hydrophilic nature of 7-glucosyloxyacetylpaclitaxel allowed its efficient encapsulation into the inner water core of liposomes, which was successfully accomplished using a remote loading method with a solubility gradient between 40% ethylene glycol and Cremophor EL/ethanol in PBS. …

    PLoS ONE 9(9), 2014-09-29

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