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2013-12-19 11:59:40

Can spaceborne radar help predict sinkholes? What do ancient ambers reveal about paleochemotaxonomy? How does serpentinization affect sub-seafloor environments? Can OAE2 help us understand current global warming? Did trilobites venture into upper intertidal zones? When did vast landmasses first emerge above sea level? What does the 27 March 2013 6.2M earthquake reveal about central Taiwan? How do you reconstruct snapshots of a catastrophic radial current? What is a cryptic coral-crinoid...

2013-12-17 23:02:28

Canada, Germany, Taiwan and the US, represented in final round of the 2013 L. Ron Hubbard's Illustrators of the Future contest Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Finalists for the 4th quarter of the 25th year of the L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future Contest were announced today by Joni Labaqui, the contest Director. The finalists for this quarter are from Canada, Germany, Taiwan and United States. FOURTH QUARTER...

2013-12-10 23:24:45

In 2008, ASUSTeK became the first Taiwanese IT company to participate in the green-rating system. As of November 2013, ASUS had 302 products registered with EPEAT in 14 countries and had leveraged the EPEAT system to help inform a wide range of its environmental initiatives. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Computer users worldwide often hear about “Moore’s Law,” a theory that the average processing power for computers doubles every 18-24 months. Technological advances have upheld this...

2013-12-05 23:03:51

The development of TTF brings Taiwanese Textile Industry to a further stage. The diverse textile products have been widely used with new elements added. (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 The evolution of modern textile development in Taiwan started almost six decades ago in the late 1950’s. Faced with growing economic pressures and a need for internal textile development the Taiwanese Textile Industry embarked on a long and fruitful journey starting with basic converting and products utilizing...

2013-12-04 23:31:06

Conquer Mobile will join City of Surrey’s Innovation Boulevard as the first member of the Health Tech Connexx Incubator. Conquer Mobile will be focused on Virtual Reality (VR) Medical Simulation solutions for education. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Conquer Mobile, a mobile solutions specialist, announced that the company will be the first member of Health Tech Connexx (HTC), part of the City of Surrey’s Innovation Boulevard. The company will work with Kwantlen Polytechnic...


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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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.