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Mont Blanc, not that Alps mountain but a cake

Mont Blanc is one of the most popular cakes in Japan along with strawberry short-cake and cheese cake.  It is so popular that it is available not only in cake shops but also convenience stores. This blown cream is chestnut … Continue reading

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trivia of iPS cells and professor Yamanaka

from Yahoo images Last week the news that professor Shinya Yamanaka has won the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine pleased the whole Japanese.  He is the 19th Japanese Nobel prize winner.  Unlike other winners excluding a politician and novelists he had … Continue reading

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