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2014-05-22 08:20:38

VALLEY CITY, Ohio, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shiloh Industries, Inc.

2014-05-21 08:25:08

DUBAI, UAE, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Tech Sigma, a Dubai-based venture capital firm, and Zulubiz.com LLC, a Seattle-based IT and Multi-Level Marketing company,

2014-05-19 23:06:21

Enhancements include advanced pricing flexibility, improved accounting updates and streamlined member renewal processes AUSTIN, TEXAS (PRWEB) May 19, 2014

2014-05-06 23:12:14

Retail Pro International, global leader in retail management software, celebrated the grand opening of its new UAE office in Dubai.

2014-04-28 08:28:13

PLAINFIELD, Ill., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- William Leach, president of Premiere Hoops (http://www.premierehoops.net/),

Exploring Ways To Protect Fish From Barotrauma
2014-04-16 15:35:48

Think of the pressure change you feel when an elevator zips you up multiple floors in a tall building. Imagine how you'd feel if that elevator carried you all the way up to the top of Mt. Everest — in the blink of an eye.

New Spider Species Bagged By Students On Field Course
2014-03-28 18:07:58

As a spin-off (pun intended) of their Tropical Biodiversity course in Malaysian Borneo, a team of biology students discover a new spider species, build a makeshift taxonomy lab, write a joint publication and send it off to a major taxonomic journal.

2014-03-25 23:01:06

IceWarp will conduct a roadshow throughout Indonesia in late March-early April of 2014 to introduce the new version of its award-winning messaging server, the Global messaging and collaboration

2014-03-25 00:22:01

CHIBA, Japan, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Applications for the "Chiba Aqualine Marathon 2014" to take place on Oct. 19 will be accepted from Friday, April 4.


Latest Geography of Asia Reference Libraries

Paektu Mountain
2014-08-28 10:46:25

Paektu Mountain, also known as Baektu Mountain or Changbai Mountain, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of China and North Korea. At an elevation of 9,003 feet, it is the tallest peak on the Korean Peninsula and in northeastern China, as well as the tallest peak in the Baekdudaegan and Changbai mountain ranges. The volcano is a popular tourist area for many South Koreans and foreign travelers. Paektu Mountain is a cone shaped volcano that holds a large caldera that...

2014-04-18 10:27:02

The Sulu Bleeding-heart (Gallicolumba menagei) is a species of bird within the pigeon and dove family Columbidae. It is native to the island of Tawi-Tawi and its surrounding islets within the Philippines’ Sulu Archipelago. This species is known from two specimens that were collected in 1891, and has not been recorded with certainty since then. It resides in primary and secondary forests that have a closed canopy. It is of medium size with a short tail. Bright metallic green colored feathers...

Kurilian Bobtail
2013-06-11 13:06:21

The Kurilian bobtail, also known as the Curilsk Bobtail or the Kurilean bobtail, among many other names, is a breed of domestic cat that is sometimes considered a breed group by some registries. The origin of this breed has been claimed by Kamchatka, Sakhalin Island, Russia, and Japan, but it is thought to have originated on the Kuril Islands. The first members of the breed occurred naturally on the islands as a shorthaired variant about two hundred years ago, but the modern variant has only...

Persian Gulf
2013-04-18 13:55:23

The Persian Gulf is located in the western part of Asia between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. It’s an addition to the Indian Ocean. The Gulf was the focal point of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War, which each side assaulted the other’s oil tankers. In the year 1991, the Persian Gulf again was the background for what was known as the “Persian Gulf War” or otherwise known as the “Gulf War”, despite the fact that this disagreement was mainly a land conflict, when Iraq raided Kuwait...

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2011-04-11 15:10:03

Yunnanosaurus, meaning "Yunnan lizard," is a genus of prosauropod dinosaur from the Early to Mid Jurassic Period. This was perhaps one of the last living prosauropods of the time. It was discovered by Yang Zhongjian in the Lufeng Formation of Yunnan, China. The find consisted of twenty incomplete skeletons, including two skulls, and were excavated by Tsun Yi Wang. The type species, Y huangi, was named by C.C. Young in 1942, and created the family Yunnanosauridae based on the findings as a...

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