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2014-01-02 08:23:02

LEEDS, England, January 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leeds-based not-for-profit and educational charity Lhasa Limited acquires new headquarters [http://www.lhasalimited.org/?utm_source=PR/Web&utm_medium=online&utm_campaign=Office%20Move ] Lhasa Limited, a leading global supplier of knowledge-based software and associated databases for use in toxicity, metabolism and the related sciences, today announces the purchase of Granary Wharf House, Leeds, as its new...

Lesser Known Asian Mountain Ranges Led To Expansion Of Gobi Desert
2013-12-11 13:01:14

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers say two lesser known mountain ranges in Central Asia helped lead to the arid conditions that regions like the Gobi Desert face today. Scientists speaking at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco say the formation of the Hangay and the Altai mountain ranges may have led to the expansion of Asia’s largest desert. "These results have major implications for understanding the dominant factors...

2013-12-03 08:28:56

DAOCHENG, China, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph Charles Francis Rock, an Austrian-American, said that "there is no such place attracting every photographer and explorer". (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131203/CN25390 ) The beautiful place in Rock's eye is Daocheng Yading, in Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture at the southwestern edge of Sichuan Province, China. An original report by Tourism Administration of Sichuan follows. Years later, Mr. Wang Zhifa,...

2013-11-27 23:02:22

DiscoverGiving Competes With Nine Programs at Stanford University on December 6, 2013 Seattle, Wash. (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 TisBest Philanthropy announced today the organization’s new philanthropy education program is a finalist in Stanford University’s Compassion and Technology contest. The DiscoverGiving program will be presented on stage during the Compassion and Technology Conference on December 6, 2013, competing with nine other technology programs that focus on compassion and...

2013-11-13 08:32:15

LEEDS, England, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leeds based not-for-profit and educational charity Lhasa Limited reaches 30 year milestone. Lhasa Limited, a leading global supplier of knowledge based software and associated databases, was incorporated as a charity in 1983 to assist in the collaborative development of novel synthetic pathways via an in silico tool that utilised computer aided reasoning. At that time the charity involved just a hand full of scientists,...

New Species Of Big Cat Discovered In Tibet Fills Evolutionary Gap
2013-11-13 08:21:19

[ Watch the Video: Fossil Skull Of Ancient Big Cat Unearthed In Tibet ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The evolution of big cats has been nearly as mysterious as the cats themselves, but a new discovery will likely lead anthropologists to a better understanding of when and where big cats originated. During a 2010 paleontological dig in Tibet, a husband-and-wife team who were part of a larger expedition discovered the fossilized partial remains of what...

2013-09-18 23:29:54

Potential consumers interested in this scientifically proven, all natural Tibetan herbal supplement that may enhance both circulatory and immune building systems in both men and women can now receive information instantly about this amazing product in a comprehensive, yet easily understandable information brochure. Staten Island, New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Adaptrin, the scientifically validated, all natural Tibetan herbal supplement announced today that it now has a downloadable...

2013-09-10 08:24:16

The upcoming 2014 is the year of the horse in the Tibetan calendar, which will attract many Buddhists and Hindus as well as Western travelers to visit Mt. Kailash LHASA, Tibet, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The upcoming 2014 is the year of the horse in the Tibetan calendar, occurring every twelve years. According to Tibetan tradition, Buddhists make pilgrimages to the holy mountains in the year of the horse and to sacred lakes in the year of the sheep. As the holiest mountain in...

Hackers Infect Exiled-Tibetan Government Website With Spyware
2013-08-13 14:18:44

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Chinese-language website of the Central Tibetan Administration, the Tibetan government-in-exile whose spiritual head is the Dalai Lama, was reportedly hacked and infected with a virus on Tuesday. Tibet.net, which is located in Dharamshala in northern India, is the official website for the exiled government, and is meant to provide information about the parliament, cabinet, administrative departments and public offices. It is...

2013-07-30 12:29:17

LEEDS, England, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lhasa Limited, a leading global supplier of knowledge based software and associated databases for use in toxicity, metabolism and the related sciences, today announces the opening of a new software development facility in Pozna , Poland. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130730/630494 ) Despite officially opening the new European office on July 17th, work in Poznan actually began during February 2013....


Latest Tibet Reference Libraries

Tibetan Antelope, Pantholops hodgsonii
2012-10-04 16:07:51

The Tibetan antelope (Pantholops hodgsonii), also known as the chiru, is native to the Tibetan Plateau. Its range is nearly completely restricted to China, including Xinjiang, Tibet, and Qinghai, with a few populations occurring in Ladakh, India. This species prefers a habitat on flatlands with open areas and little vegetation. The Tibetan antelope is the sole member of its genus and holds no subspecies. Its genus name, Pantholops, means “all antelope” in Latin. There is one extinct...

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2008-05-27 16:58:34

The Lhasa Apso is a hunting breed from Tibet originally bred to guard monasteries. The breed often barked a warning to its master until the master came to check on the intruder. The breed generally stands 10 to 11 inches tall and weighs 12 to 14 pounds. The breed should have muscular legs and a tail which is carried in a tight screw over the back. The Lhasa Apso has medium sized dark brown eyes and a black nose. Its coat is double layered. The coat can be nearly any color and is generally...

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2007-08-23 03:17:19

The Onager (Equus hemionus), is a large mammal belonging to the horse family. It is native to the deserts of Syria, Iran, Pakistan, India, Israel, and Tibet. It is sometimes referred to as the half ass or Asian Wild Ass. There are six subspecies recognized, of which one is extinct and two endangered. Their range has contracted greatly under pressures of hunting and habitat loss. Onagers are a little larger than donkeys at about 640 pounds and 6.8 feet lengthwise. They are short-legged...

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2007-01-01 15:43:55

The Tibetan Macaque (Macaca thibetana), also known as Milne-Edwards' Macaque, is found in China, Tibet and Vietnam. This species lives in subtropical forests (mixed deciduous to evergreen) at altitude that range from 2,625 to 6,562 feet (800 to 2000 m). The Tibetan Macaque has a long dense brown fur with whiskers but a hairless face. The infants have silver and black fur that changes to its adult color at the age of two. Its diet consists mostly of fruit. It will also consume seeds, leaves,...

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