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Indonesia hopes to control foot-and mouth disease by end of year
... genomic surveillance of the virus in Indonesia. Is FMD under control in Bali? This week, reports that Indonesia had brought FMD under control in four provinces, including Bali, were met with skepticism from Australian experts. Peter Windsor , professor emeritus at the University of Sydney , has worked on foot- and mouth disease in South-East Asia for many years. He said there needed to be more surveillance and testing to support these claims. It's possible that people were not reporting the disease ...
Updated: 08/03/2022
Jarlsberg cheese could help bone growth, study suggests
... influences could not be accounted for, and was part-funded by Jarlsberg 's manufacturer Tine . The reported effects are unlikely to be specific to Jarlsberg cheese and may be similar to other hard, long-fermented cheeses, said Tom Sanders , professor emeritus of nutrition and dietetics at King's College London. Simon Steenson, a nutrition scientist at the British Nutrition Foundation , said Jarlsberg cheese would need to be balanced against existing dietary recommendations. More than 2 million women ...
Updated: 08/02/2022
Cold weather forecast for parts of Australia
... least from a scientific angle. It's certainly interesting to us as forecasters, said Ms Bradbury . High pressure systems at this time of year bring very settled weather so they don't move very quickly. We see it going on day after day. Climatologist Emeritus Professor Roger Stone , from the University of Southern Queensland, said it was not uncommon to get these kinds of colder outbreaks every 10 or 20 years. It's all associated with big bursts of suddenly cold air and it tends to give us the short ...
Updated: 07/15/2022
Experts split over Abe’s state funeral
... but he was dissatisfied by the lack of diplomatic achievements. It is a fact that he was the longest-serving prime minister, so it might be acceptable to hold a state funeral to pay full respect to him, according to Nonaka. Koichi Yokota , professor emeritus of constitutional law at Kyushu University , said that there was no need for a state funeral that could further divide the nation because Abe was a politician whose evaluation was not universally agreed upon. The decision to hold a state funeral ...
Updated: 07/15/2022
Ex-Prince Hiroaki Fushimi appears to back Imperial family
... while addressing him as Prince, despite the fact that he was no longer a member of the imperial family. The book developed from a series of interviews he gave to a researcher who asked him about his life, including his close exchanges with now Emperor Emeritus Akihito , at the encouragement of Akihito 's wife, now Empress Emerita Michiko . Michiko called him to express her gratitude when he sent a copy of the book to her. She said the book allowed her to peek into her husband's life before they ...
Updated: 07/04/2022
Former imperial family member writes book
... pitched a business deal to be aware of his background and treated him to dinner while addressing him as Prince. The book evolved from a series of interviews he gave to a researcher who asked him about his life, including his close exchanges with Emperor Emeritus Akihito at the encouragement of Akihito's wife, now Empress Emerita Michiko . Michiko called him to express her gratitude when he sent a copy of the book to her. She said that the book allowed her a glimpse into her husband's life before they ...
Updated: 06/30/2022
South African fossil dating back 1 million years, study says
... of fossils from an individual site in Africa, it has been a key part of the research and debates on our ancestry, Professor Kathleen Kuman , who was part of the research team led by Purdue University, told NBC News on Wednesday. Kuman , professor Emeritus at the University of Witwatersrand, said that these South African hominid fossils were largely contemporaneous with species in East Africa such as Australopithecus afarensis and are unlikely to be their descendants, revealing the more complex ...
Updated: 06/29/2022
Former imperial family member writes book
... a business deal to were aware of his background and treated him to dinner while addressing him as Prince. The book developed from a series of interviews he gave to a researcher who asked him about his life, including his close exchanges with Emperor Emeritus Akihito at the encouragement of Akihito 's wife, now Empress Emerita Michiko . Michiko called him to express her gratitude when he sent a copy of the book to her. She said that the book allowed her to get a glimpse into her husband's life ...
Updated: 06/28/2022
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