Suicide fad threatens neighbours, rescuers
- Of Science and Suicide. shalo, Sibyl // Pharmaceutical Executive;Mar2004, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p146
Shares an author's stand on the alleged linkage of antidepressants with the rampant incidence of youth suicide in the U.S. Her identification of underdiagnosis and undertreatment of depression as the real problems that lead to suicidal attempts; Views of the author on the argument alleging...
- Police know where they are, but the Japanese don't mind. Barr, Cameron W. // Christian Science Monitor;4/8/97, Vol. 89 Issue 92, p1
Focuses on the N System in Japan, which records the license numbers of every passing vehicle, twenty-four hours a day. Details on the system which is operated by the National Police Agency (NPA); Purpose of the N System; Japanese concerns with the protection of individual privacy.
- Hydrogen sulphide discoloration of the brain. Milroy, Christopher; Parai, Jacqueline // Forensic Science, Medicine & Pathology;Jun2011, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p225
The article describes the case in which police investigators found a 20-year-old male dead inside the bathroom of an apartment. The expert who conducted the autopsy of the body found a large green patch on the body's buttock skin, calf and elbow. Based on the autopsy, there was green...
- Company creates gas cleanup process. Gigley, Chris // Waste & Recycling News;3/21/2011, Vol. 16 Issue 23, p17
The article presents information on the gas cleanup process called Stenger-Wasas Process, which is also known as the SWAP. It has been developed by scientists like environmental engineer Ray Stenger and chemist Jim Wasas, of New Jersey. The process was unveiled at the 2011 LMOP Conference and...
- On-site Colorimetric Forensic Sensor (I): Quantitative Detection of Toxic H2S and NH3 Gases Using Metal-Ion-modified Silica Powders. Ryu, Seung-Jin; Arifin, Eric; Ha, Shin-Woo; Lee, Jin-Kyu // Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society;Oct2015, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p2434
A highly sensitive on-site colorimetric forensic sensor has been developed for the quantitative detection of hydrogen sulfide and ammonia gases. The sensor consists of metal-ion-modified silica-gel powders placed in a glass tube. The powder color changes upon reaction with toxic hydrogen sulfide...
- To Idle or Not to Idle? Martin, Norman // Automotive Industries;Jul99, Vol. 179 Issue 7, p10
Focuses on a study regarding the effect of engine shut-downs in increasing the level of carbon dioxide emissions. Findings of the study conducted by the National Police Agency in Japan; Details on the sanction imposed on idling automobiles in Canada.
- Auctions Booming, but So Are the Crooks. Scuka, Daniel // J@pan Inc.;Apr2002, Issue 30, p14
Focuses on crimes in online auctions in Japan. Competition and sales; Products that are being sold on auction sites; Challenges for the National Police Agency on Internet-related issues; Concerns of operators of auction sites.
- Japan Takes Long Overdue Steps Against Wife Abuse. // Women's International Network News;Summer99, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p51
Reports on the decision of Japan's National Police Agency to have officers intervene in cases of domestic violence. Views of Japanese police on physical abuse by men against their wives; Findings of a study on domestic violence.
- Gas from compost likely caused boyâ€™s death. // Waste & Recycling News;10/17/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p0003
The article reports on the investigation on the death of Armando Ramirez at Community Recycling Center in Lamont, California on October 12, 2011. Officials detect high concentration of hydrogen sulfide inside the tunnel which may have caused the boy's death that also left his brother Eladio...