Found 243 articles associated to the institution Waseda University.
A Study of Old and New – Silent Movie History12-November-2008
Movies were invented at the end of the 19th century and were silent up until about the end of the 1920s.
From Rehabilitation to Athletic Sport –Turning Point of the Paralympics–5-November-2008
New disparities are becoming apparent, including disparity between countries accessible to sophisticated prosthetics and high-performance wheelchairs and those not accessible, between almost professional sports like basketball and rugby and minor sports and between the Paralympics and Olympic Games.
Learning from the Kingdom of Bhutan –– From GNP To GNH ––5-November-2008
Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the fourth king of the Kingdom of Bhutan was the originator of the word when, at a conference in Colombo in 1976, he was quoted saying that “Gross National Happiness is more important than Gross National Product.”
Is Emotional Interaction Possible between Humanoid Robots and Humans?18-October-2008
While Westerners do not expect robots to have human emotions, Japanese want them more human-like. Japan has greater number of humanoid robots and precedent researches in robotics than any other nation does. Unlike conventional bipedal humanoid robots such as Honda's ASIMO, Waseda University's WABIAN-2 can walk while keeping its knees straight.
Biological clocks - The search for the principle of the life phenomenon from the biological rhythms.18-October-2008
Assoc. Prof. Iwasaki was part of the team that generated the 24 hour "biological clock" in a test tube. "Biological clocks" are internal, and are said to regulate our sleeping and daily rhythms. The concept first appeared in Germany at the start of the 20th century. He elaborates more on his current research.
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