Bone Density Decrease For Disaster Survivors

Bone density decrease for disaster survivors

Researchers say that Japanese people whose homes were damaged or destroyed in the major earthquake and tsunami of 2011 tend to have lower bone density.

A research team at Tohoku University checked the health condition of more than 7,600 people who were affected by the disaster. Changes in bone density were studied over the past several years.

Akb48's Inagaki Kaori Fractures Occipital Bone After Falling Off Stage

AKB48's Inagaki Kaori fractures occipital bone after falling off stage

It's been reported AKB48 member Inagaki Kaori has fractured her occipital bone (bone found at the lower-back area of the cranium). 

Inagaki accidentally fell off the stage during the group's one-man live on April 1 at Saitama Super Arena. After a visit to the hospital, they found that her occipital bone was fractured, but she was completely alert. They will continue to monitor her and address any problems that they find. As such, she will be halting her activities until she is in top condition.

Japanese Start-up Develops 'high-resolution' Bone Conduction Earphones

Japanese Start-up Develops 'High-resolution' Bone Conduction Earphones

BoCo Inc, a Japan-based start-up, began to acknowledge pre-orders for what it cases is high determination class cut sort bone conduction headphones.

The bone conduction headphones, "Earsopen," don't square earholes, and the wearer can hear encompassing sound of course. What's more, they highlight a higher sound quality than traditional bone conduction headphones. At BoCo, item advancement is done fundamentally by designers and engineers who already worked for the sound division of Sony Corp.

Aquarium Prevails In Progressive Reproducing Of Whale-bone Eating Zombie Worm

Aquarium prevails in progressive rearing of whale-bone eating zombie worm

FUJISAWA, Kanagawa - An aquarium here has prevailing in progressive rearing of an uncommon remote ocean tube worm, frequently called the "zombie worm," which gets by on the bones of dead whales tumbled to the ocean bottom.

The specific zombie worms that are in plain view at Enoshima Aquarium were initially found in the ocean at a profundity of 225 meters - off the shoreline of Cape Noma in Kagoshima Prefecture by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology in 2012. Enoshima Aquarium has been rearing the life form with assistance from the office on location since 2016 and has discovered approaches to effectively complete progressive reproducing of the zombie worm in joint research with the office. As indicated by the aquarium, the living being is "an critical living animal in helping us to comprehend the development of life."