May 31, 2013
SAKURAI, Nara Prefecture--Once used to hide a face, a wooden mask fragment recently discovered here and currently on public display hints at ancient cultural links between this ...
March 22, 2013
On the sidewalks and the subways it's clear: Japan is becoming a sea of surgical masks. It's about pollen, about germs and even a little about China, its polluting rival across ...
February 12, 2013
TOYOHASHI, Aichi Prefecture--A company here is struggling to keep up with demand for its face masks amid rising health concerns over the spread of China’s air pollution.
December 02, 2011
A type of mask sold in drugstores for hay-fever sufferers may also prove effective in preventing internal exposure to radioactive cesium, a researcher at the University of...
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