Takeshi Yamana

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This paper presents a three-fingered, eight-DOF hand, 100 N Hand II, which can exert a grasping force of 100 N. A force-magnification drive, which can maintain a large grasping force without energy consumption, allows the hand to exert such large grasping force, and a high-speed driving mechanism enables all joints to perform high-speed motions of over(More)
Housedust-mite has been a trigger factor for allergic diseases such as asthma, rhinitis and eczema. Therefore, it is important to remove housedust-mite from the environment of an allergic patient. Eastern red cedar is one kind of cypress tree which grows naturally in Northern America. It is used for the material of pencils, and the essence of soap. Its oil(More)
Extraskeletal osteosarcoma is an uncommon malignant neoplasm. The origin of osteosarcoma in the pleura is extremely rare, with only four such cases so far documented in the literature to the best of our knowledge. We herein report the case of a 64-year-old Japanese man in whom a left pneumonectomy and pleurectomy were carried out to remove a huge tumor. The(More)
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