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The new endemic species Aegista diversifamilia is shown. Credit: Chih-Wei Huang
The new endemic species Aegista diversifamilia is shown. Credit: Chih-Wei Huang


A New Land Snail Species Named For Equal Marriage Rights

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 […]

Asia-Pacific region
Asia-Pacific region


The Next Leap For Regional Connectivity: Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway – OpEd

By Dr. Shamshad Akhtar Advances in regional connectivity have generated substantial economic and social gains in terms of growth, trade and people to people connections. The global explosion of new technologies, especially in information and communication technologies (ICT), points the way to the next big leap for regional connectivity: an Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway. The countries […]

Cybersecurity


Turkey’s Cyber Security Calls For Alarm – Analysis

By Reyhan Güner Cisco Systems, a leading worldwide web technologies company, examined Turkey’s cyber security in its Annual Security Report of 2014. Reviewing the most current security concerns, such as shifts in malware, trends in vulnerabilities, and the revival of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, the report predicts that the threats in Turkey’s near abroad entail […]