Migratory birds depend on Earth's magnetic field to navigate, and now there is evidence that humans may be unconsciously in touch with it as well, research shows.
"It appears humans are subconsciously sensing geomagnetism," said Ayumu Matani, a University of Tokyo associate professor of cognitive neuro-engineering and one of the team's researchers. "Earth's magnetic field may be influencing human behavior in some way or other."
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has indicated his intention to run in next month's leadership race of the main governing Liberal Democratic Party and seek a third term.
Abe spoke to supporters after visiting the grave of his late father, former Foreign Minister Shintaro Abe, in the city of Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture.
Fujifilm's earnings report for the fiscal year ending in March has been published and contains some interesting information on the company's line of consumer imaging products. Sales figures of both X-Series cameras and lenses and the GFX medium format system have increased, according to the report.
'The business of electronic imaging achieved a sales growth due to positive sales of the X-Series of mirrorless digital cameras such as FUJIFILM X-T2 and FUJIFILM X-T20 as well as their interchangeable lenses, and strong sales of the FUJIFILM GFX 50S, a medium-format mirrorless digital camera equipped with a large sized sensor, released in February.'
With the Nintendo Wii U flopping, many saw the Nintendo Switch as the company's chance to rebound from their failures. At the start this didn't really seem like the case as the company's stock prices actually took a hit when the pricing of the console was revealed, suggesting that investors weren't impressed.
However fast forward a few months and that tune has changed. According to Bloomberg Quint (via Nintendo Life), it seems that following the release of the Switch, the company's stock has been doing well and actually outperformed the Japanese stock market by 20 points through Thursday.