Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Thirty black-faced spoonbills (黑面琵鷺), an endangered migratory bird, were holed up at Guandu Park (關渡自然公園) due to the inclement weather over the weekend, the Taipei City Animal Protection Office (APO) said yesterday.
Torrential rains that have pelted Taiwan since May 11 were expected to ease up this week as the effects of a weather front weaken, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
The annual Computex Taipei, Asia's largest computer trade show, will highlight touch-panel devices with screen sizes ranging from 3.5 inches to 80 inches, according to the organizers.
The 2013 innovative technology R&D Application Forum, co-organized by National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) and Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE), took place at NCKU recently to present the latest research findings.
Monday, May 13, 2013
NASA astronauts performed an emergency spacewalk Saturday to halt an ammonia leak on the International Space Station but it will take weeks or months to determine whether the problem has been permanently fixed.
Using a simple smartphone application to photograph one's meals is a useful slimming aid for the overweight, according to an experiment reported on Sunday.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Worldwide levels of the greenhouse gas that plays the biggest role in global warming have reached their highest in almost 2 million years — an amount never before encountered by humans, U.S. scientists said Friday., 1 Comment
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Sky-gazers were treated to an annular solar eclipse in remote areas of Australia on Friday, with the Moon crossing in front of the Sun to leave a “ring of fire” around its silhouette.
The act of exploring helps shape the brain and adventuring is what makes each individual different, according to a study out Thursday by researchers in Germany.
Do you dream of living on Mars? Then turn on your webcam. You've got an application video to make.