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Study Shows Children Who Have Had Enterovirus Infection Are More Likely To Have Type 1 Diabetes

Provided by Dr. Tsai Chung-Li, Diabetologia A new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that children who have been infected with enterovirus are 48% more likely to have...

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2014-10-23 12:21:26

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today announces the implementation of a codeshare arrangement with China Airlines that will offer customers seamless bookings and travel between Taipei, Taiwan, elsewhere in Asia and multiple destinations across the United States. The new codeshare agreement, the fourth for the California-based airline, involves China Airlines placing its two-letter airline code (CI) on a range of Virgin America markets including flights...

2014-10-22 00:22:32

HSINCHU, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lextar Electronics Corp. (TAIEX: 3698, "Lextar" or the "Company), a vertically-integrated LED company from Taiwan, debuted an ultra slim flat panel LED luminaire, LEAFIA, with a thickness of only 8mm and has been named a winner in Japan's Good Design Award 2014. This is the fourth time Lextar has received recognition from the award. Lextar will unveil LEAFIA at the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair taking place during October 27-30, 2014....

2014-10-21 23:00:54

The Intelligent Community Forum today named the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2015. The United States has five communities, four each from Taiwan and Australia, three from Canada and one each from five other nations and they range in population from 15,000 to more than six million. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The Intelligent Community Forum today named the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2015. This select group of communities will now be in contention for the...

2014-10-20 08:37:25

TAIPEI, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global smartphone shipments grew 9.1% to reach 310 million units in the peak-season third quarter, buoyed by the iPhone 6 launch. Apple's market share expanded 5% on year, the most of any major handset brand. The larger screen of the new iPhone was a decisive factor in Apple's strong performance, said Avril Wu, an assistant vice president at TrendForce, a Taiwan-based market intelligence firm. Among Chinese brands, shipments only grew slightly,...

2014-10-16 12:29:31

Prescribers Are Enthusiastic about the SGLT-2 Inhibitors, but Payers Are Not Fully Convinced of the Added Benefits of These Agents, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, over 90 percent of surveyed physicians in South Korea and Taiwan indicated that they would use SGLT-2 inhibitors when they become available, and over the next three years these emerging...

2014-10-16 04:22:26

ARRIS E6000 Converged Edge Router to Deliver High-Speed Broadband Capabilities to Subscribers in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiwan Broadband Communications (TBC) today announced it selected the E6000(TM) Converged Edge Router (CER) from ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) to ensure its subscribers in Taiwan receive enhanced broadband speeds and converged services. Deployment of the ARRIS E6000 CER will begin in November to deliver new levels of density and...

Aegista diversifamilia
2014-10-14 03:00:31

Provided by Dr. Chih-Wei Huang, Pensoft Publishers Scientists from the Department of Life Science, National Taiwan Normal University and the Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica described a new endemic land snail species. The new species Aegista diversifamilia was long confused for the widely distributed A. subchinensis. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. Aegista subchinensis was first described in 1884 and was thought to be widely distributed in...

2014-10-13 08:23:11

Taiwan showcases solutions that deliver energy savings of up to 56 percent TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Without a doubt, the decoration and packaging materials used in a trade-show exhibition can leave a sizable footprint on the planet. To address this issue, Taiwan's Green Trade Project Office has developed the "Taiwan Green Demo House," which is essentially an environmentally friendly, reusable exhibition show booth. Over the past 12 months, more than 35 companies...

2014-10-10 08:21:52

NexPower introduces multifunctional PV thin-film modules TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Going Green offers a fresh perspective on the environmental challenges that cities face, along with the opportunities and barriers to going green and fostering economic growth. With the use of natural resources and technology, the green industry is constantly creating new products or upgrading existing ones, all in an effort to further the call for environmental protection. Photo -...

2014-10-09 23:00:39

Forest: Stay Focused, Stop Phubbing from Forestapp lets users plant a seed in a virtual forest, which grows into a tree over the next 30 minutes – unless they leave the app, in which case their tree dies. The unique app is perfect for workers, students and anyone else who spends too much time on their iPhone or smartphone, and is available now from the App Store and Google Play. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The hundreds of millions of people around the world who are addicted...


Latest Taiwan Reference Libraries

Formosan Rock Macaque, Macaca cyclopis
2014-04-10 14:35:24

The Formosan Rock Macaque (Macaca cyclopis), Formosan Rock Monkey, or Taiwanese Macaque, is a macaque endemic to the island of Taiwan and has been introduced to Japan. Besides humans, these monkeys are only native primates living in Taiwan. These mammals measure 50 to 60 centimeters and weigh 5 to 12 kilograms, generally the females are smaller. Their tails are moderately long and they measure 26 to 45 centimeters. This macaque is brown or gray in coloration. The monkey has specialized...

Asian Black Bear, Ursus thibetanus
2013-06-03 13:08:46

The Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus), also known as the white-chested bear or the moon bear, is a species that holds a large range. This range includes northern areas of the Indian Subcontinent, most areas of the Himalayas, far eastern Russia, northeastern areas of China, Korea, and the Honshū and Shikoku islands near Japan. As is common to black bear species, the Asiatic black bear prefers a habitat within deciduous forests, mixed forests, deserts, and thornbrush forests. It can...

2012-06-14 11:54:16

Symbol: PUMOM Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Synonyms:   GLJA2 Glycine javanica L.   PUTO2 Pueraria tonkinensis Gagnep. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Fabales...

Seema, Oncorhynchus masou
2009-06-19 12:48:12

Seema, also known as Sima and Sema Japanese salmon, Cherry salmon, or Masu salmon (Oncorhynchus masou) is a salmon of the western Pacific Ocean which includes the Kuril Islands, Kamchatka, Primorsky Krai, Japan, Korea and Sakhalin. In Taiwan a landlocked subspecies known as the Taiwanese salmon or the Formosan salmon (Oncorhynchus masou Formosanum) also exists. The Seema favors a temperate climate that is around the area of 65 degrees north to 58 degrees north in the sea. The Seema also...

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2009-06-17 12:33:16

The Chinese Prickly Ash or Flatspine Prickly Ash (Zanthoxylum simulans) is a species of flowering plant native to eastern China and Taiwan. It is one of several plants of Zanthoxylum from which Sichuan Pepper is produced. It is a small spreading tree that grows to 23 feet tall. Its leaves are 2.75 to 5 inches long and pinnate (having parts of a leaf arranged on both sides of the stem). Each leaf has 7 - 11 small leaflets that are each 1.25 to 2 inches long. There are numerous spines on the...

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