Sniffer Dog Cancer Tests Yield Results But Require Trainers, Funds

Sniffer dog cancer tests yield results but require trainers, funds

With trial sniffer dog cancer screenings being carried out in a Japanese town, researchers are hoping to one day make the noninvasive health checks widely available across Japan.

But experts say securing experienced handlers and attracting financial resources will be crucial to boosting the number of trained sniffer dogs available to make the unique program more practical to implement in future.

Infiniti Prototype 9 Blends Old And New With Stunning Results

Infiniti Prototype 9 Blends Old and New With Stunning Results

Concept cars these days, especially electric ones, can be a bit dull and repetitive – but the new retro-inspired Infiniti Project 9 is anything but. 

The Project 9 pulls its inspiration from 1930s-era Grand Prix cars. You might even think it’s the real deal with its wire wheels, elongated hood, and hand-formed tail, but this prototype is all-new and even packs an electric powertrain beneath its aluminum bodywork.

Preliminary Results Of Akb48's 9th General Election Revealed

Preliminary results of AKB48's 9th general election revealed

On May 31, the preliminary results of AKB48's "General Election", which will decide the Senbatsu members to participate in the group's upcoming 49th single, were revealed at the AKB48 Theater in Akihabara, Tokyo.

Below is the list of the Top 80 girls. The final result will be announced on June 17 at Toyosaki Chura SUN Beach. Who do you think will be No.1 this year? 

Canon Boosts 2017 Profit Forecast Following Strong Q1 Financial Results

Canon boosts 2017 profit forecast following strong Q1 financial results

Canon's recent acquisition of Toshiba's medical equipment unit has helped spur strong first fiscal quarterly financial results for the camera company, and as a result it has increased its full 2017 operating profit forecast. In January, Canon estimated that it would see a yearly profit of 255 billion Yen; following the favorable Q1 2017 results, the company now estimates the profits will be higher at 270 billion Yen. However, the company's outlook on 2017 camera unit sales are gloomier, with ILC unit sales dropping 7% and compacts down 13%, working out to -9% overall.

Overall, the company saw a year-on-year Q1 operating profit increase of nearly 89%, rising from 40.09 billion Yen in Q1 2016 to 76.67 billion Yen this past first quarter. According to Reuters, Canon Executive VP and CFO Toshiz Tanaka stated during the company's earnings conference that mirrorless cameras are helping drive the company's camera sales. The company's financial report notes that 'healthy demand' for Canon's EOS 5D Mark IV has helped drive the company's interchangeable lens camera sales. First quarter revenue from camera sales were up over 7%, though unit sales were unchanged since Q1 2016.

Yamaha: Top Five Results For Larrieu At Enduro Gp Of Spain

Yamaha: Top Five Results For Larrieu At EnduroGP Of SpainBattling for the podium throughout round two of the FIM EnduroGP World Championship, Outsiders Yamaha Official Enduro Team rider Loïc Larrieu wrapped up the GP of Spain with two strong top five results in the premier EnduroGP class.
Continuing to go from strength-to-strength aboard the latest edition of the WR450F machine, Larrieu showed impressive speed and consistency in the dry and extremely dusty Spanish terrain.

Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art Dxo Results: A New King Is Crowned

Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art DxO results: a new king is crownedDxO just published its score for the Nikon mount Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM A. Drumroll please: it received the highest score ever for a lens on DxO, a 50 when mounted to a D810 and a 51 when mounted to the D800E. What's even more impressive is that it actually scored a perfect 36 P-Mpix for image sharpness on a D810, which has a 36MP sensor.

Toyota Driving Barista Application Project Results

Toyota Driving Barista Application Project ResultsToyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Komeda Co., Ltd. (Komeda), and KDDI Corporation (KDDI) have announced the final results of their joint project using a smartphone application called Driving Barista.
The aim of the project is to help reduce the number of traffic accidents in Aichi Prefecture caused by drivers using their smartphones while driving.