Masterpieces By Kano School Painters Found

Masterpieces by Kano school painters foundTwo picture folding screens by artists of the Kano school, the most prominent in Japan, in the 16th and 17th centuries have been found in private ownership, the Kyoto National Museum said Dec. 5.

Parallelogram Found Best For Glass Bottles

Parallelogram Found Best for Glass BottlesA Japanese research team announced a glass bottle whose lid can be easily opened even by the elderly.
The team found an optimal bottle shape through feeling and numerical evaluations. The body of the bottle has a parallelogram-shaped cross-section so that the user can tightly hold it. It has a universal design that enables elderly people, women, children, etc to easily open the lid.