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Aug 06, 2016

Researchers at the University of Tokyo used MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) technology to produce spherical vesicles (asymmetric giant lipid vesicles/liposomes) surrounded by a membrane that, like the membrane of our cells, has an inner and outer layer composed of different phospholipids. In contrast to...

Aug 06, 2016

In 1992, the Department of Electrical Engineering ushered in its 60th Anniversary Celebration. The 1951 Alumni Mr. Zhu Rongji wrote 5 Chinese characters which means “ For learning and for being a true human being”. He explained the story behind these characters: “ Mr. Zhang Mingtao, the Dean of the Department of...

Jul 16, 2016

Hong Kong tertiary institutions have earned high distinctions in the latest global ranking assessment.

The newly released 2016 report by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a London-headquartered global higher education analyst, finds that Hong Kong universities have “entrenched their position among the region’s...

Jul 10, 2016

JOHOR BAHRU, June 21, 2016 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) achieved remarkable success when it was listed in the top 100 universities in Asia through the Times Higher Education (THE) Asian University Rankings 2016 released today.

Jul 10, 2016

A research group led by Project Professor MORIOKA Ichiro (Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics) and Assistant Professor IWATANI Sota (Kobe University Hospital, Center for Perinatal Care) in collaboration with Doctor MIYAWAKI Atsushi (team leader at the Brain Science Institute, RIKEN...

Jun 26, 2016

In the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2016, HKIEd has emerged 2nd in Asia and 12th in the world in Education, breaking our last year’s record of placing 3rd in Asia and 15th in the world.

Jun 26, 2016

Ho Yuen-kei (China Studies, Year 2) won a gold medal in the BC3 Individual event of the Fazaa World Open Boccia Competition – Dubai 2016.

Through her participation in many international competitions, Yuen-kei has accumulated comprehensive experience and sharpened her skills, giving her the confidence to...

Jun 26, 2016

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the newly built Institute of Chemical Biology and Nanomedicine of Hunan University on May 27 morning, marking its official putting into operation.


Jun 19, 2016

On May 12, representatives from universities throughout Asia met for the fifth annual Asian Universities Forum, hosted by Seoul National University. Out of the 25 universities that are members of the Forum, 23 universities from 15 countries participated in this year’s event. The Forum was held in the Mugunghwa Hall...

Jun 19, 2016

TAU hosted its fourth international Innovation Conference on June 6-8, attracting 4,000 delegates from Israel and abroad. Ranging from seasoned experts to first-time entrepreneurs, they networked and shared knowledge on the gamut of issues facing start-ups.

Jun 13, 2016

This is the last of an article based on an interview with Hokkaido University Professor Yukihiro Takahashi, director of the Space Mission Center, about the university’s involvement in the development of low-cost, high-performance microsatellites.

When two undersecretaries of the Philippine Department of...

Jun 12, 2016

The School of Nursing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has recently developed a computerized haptic system for nasogastric tube (NGT) placement training, enabling nursing students to practise NGT insertion in computer-simulated virtual environment. The system, supported by General Research Fund (GRF...

Jun 12, 2016

Pinchas Tsukerman developed a novel immunotherapy method in which monoclonal antibodies neutralize the tumor's ability to suppress the immune system

The importance of the body's immune system in protecting against the creation of cancerous tumors has been known for a long time. But despite the existence of a...

Jun 08, 2016

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following its success last year, students from Toyo Gakuen University are returning to Ryokan Sawanoya to offer free Shodo (Japanese calligraphy) lessons to foreign guests for six days between May and July. This program is called “Shodo Experience” with a Japanese subtitle Hiyaase Eigo...

Jun 05, 2016

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is leading a multi-disciplinary team comprising engineers, computer scientists, environmental scientists and ecologists from various universities and institutions, to study the mechanism of debris flow in efforts to mitigate the risks and damage of...

May 29, 2016

KAIST researchers have developed a revolutionary bio-medical imaging tool, the HT-1, to view and analyze cells, which is commercially available.

May 29, 2016

Seoul National University has launched the Diversity Council dedicated to spreading awareness and action toward creating a campus that respects students and faculty regardless of gender, nationality, and physical, economic, or social differences.

May 21, 2016

There is a great story in the history of Tsinghua and it goes like this- In the Summer of 1929, Mr. Qian Zhongshu graduated from high school and applied for Tsinghua yet his Math mark was only 15. In accordance with Tsinghua’s rules, as long as there is a fail in one subject, that student cannot be accepted into...

May 21, 2016

New endowed professorship in Korean Studies and research programme in emerging fields launched

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is launching Singapore’s first endowed professorship in Korean Studies, and a new five-year research programme in technology and innovation with top Korean and...

May 20, 2016

Hong Kong / 19 May 2016 – The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization), or TCEB, and the School of Hotel & Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding under the Academic Exchange Programme (AEP) project, as part of TCEB’s...

May 14, 2016

In the final round of the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge 2016 (ASC16), Zhejiang University performed spectacularly as a dark horse among 16 finalists, including Nanyang Technological University, Hong Kong Baptist University, Boston Green Team, Universidad EAFIT in Columbia, University of Miskolc in Hungary,...

May 13, 2016

BANDUNG, itb.ac.id - ITB students achieved the new accomplishment in the international arena. APEX Business competition on-IT Global Case Challenge held by the Singapore Management University (SMU), the team representatives ITB succeed to bring Indonesia's name in the competition which was followed by the best...

May 08, 2016

Tainan, Taiwan - This April 29th National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) President Huey-Jen Jenny Su met with Netherlands Trade & Investment Office (NTIO) Representative Guy Wittich. NCKU already has a warm connection with the Netherlands and both parties happily discussed how to deepen out more collaboration in...

May 02, 2016

The Neanderthal rib-cage and pelvis expanded to adapt to a high-protein diet in Ice-Age Europe, researchers say

Homo sapiens, the ancestor of modern humans, shared the planet with Neanderthals, a close, heavy-set relative that dwelled almost exclusively in Ice-Age Europe, until some 40,000 years ago....

Apr 24, 2016

Mangroves are various large and extensive types of trees found in tropics and subtropics - mainly between latitudes 25° N and 25° S - on river banks and along coastlines. Lush mangrove forests can create awesome nature landscapes for coastal cities and make significant contributions that benefit the environment....