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Jun 22, 2017

Those in the field of automatic research, innovation, and engineering will now be looking to China when it comes to the cars of the future. The country is intent on drawing up brand new standards when it comes to internet-connected smart cars and cars that are able to offer autonomous driving. No longer does this...

Jun 21, 2017

While America is busy pushing ahead its new “America First” agenda, it seems as though China is well ahead of the game with its own “Made in China 2025” initiative, which has the country poised to take the lead in engineering.

Jun 17, 2017

Land snails are generally believed to be ground-dwelling creatures, preferring dark and humid places, like the forest floor, or a suburban garden. So why do we find some species of snails in the tops of trees, where it is relatively light and dry? Associate Professor Ikuyo Saeki from the University of Tsukuba,...

Jun 17, 2017

On May 28, 2017, Fudan University and nine academic institutions from ASEAN countries signed the MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON CO-ESTABLISHING THE NETWORK OF ASEAN-CHINA ACADEMIC INSTITUTES, with the establishment of the Network of ASEAN-China Academic Institutes (NACAI). According to the operating mechanism of...

Jun 17, 2017

Organised by The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups and HKU DreamCatchers, the two-day Global Youth Entrepreneurs Forum 2017 commenced today (June 13) at the Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre of the University of Hong Kong, attracting over 1,000 young entrepreneurs from 33 countries and regions around the world to...

Jun 16, 2017

Supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology and National Taiwan University (NTU), Assistant Prof. Haojia Abby Ren (任昊佳) at the NTU Department of Geosciences led an international team to provide the first direct evidence for the influence of anthropogenic nitrogen (N) sources on the open ocean. This work was...

Jun 12, 2017

The stories of three multitalented people engaged in lifetime learning and leveling up their skills runs contrary to the conventional university education and on-the-job vocational training.

Dusk settles in as people getting off work spill into the streets.

Staff from Airbnb’s headquarters on the...

Jun 12, 2017

Three distinguished individuals, Prof Cheng Shiu Yuen, Ms Anita Fung and Mr John B Harrison, were conferred Honorary Fellowships by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Officiating at the ceremony were the Honorable Andrew Liao Cheung-sing, Chairman of HKUST Council and Prof Tony F Chan,...

Jun 05, 2017

Telemedicine has been expanding in the rural parts of the United States rapidly due to the difficulty of finding medical professionals with an online HIM degree willing to live there and the cost savings that it brings when transportation isn’t required for homebound patients to be checked. Telemedicine is also...

May 25, 2017

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has brought glory to Hong Kong by winning three Global Innovation Awards at the TechConnect World Conference and Expo 2017 (TechConnect World). It is the first time for a Hong Kong higher education institution to receive the award. PolyU is also the only awardee from...

May 25, 2017

Researchers at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have developed an air purification system that removes up to 99.999 per cent of airborne bacteria and viruses, including influenza (H1N1, H3N2), EV71 and MERS-Cov (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus) that had caused hundreds of...

May 23, 2017

HONG KONG - A joint research led by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has assembled the 1.64 gigabytes genome of a deep-sea mussel, which is roughly equivalent to 50% of the size of human genome. This is the first decoded genome among all deep-sea...

May 07, 2017

A research team at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has achieved a ground-breaking advancement in materials research by successfully developing the first-ever supra-nano magnesium alloy.

The new advanced material is 10 times stronger than conventional crystalline magnesium alloy and has super-deformation...

May 07, 2017

While SNU has long been known for its focus on traditional academics, in recent years efforts have been made to expand its expertise to other areas and offer education to the greater public.

May 07, 2017

Straw is commonly used for feeding animals, burning, baling, etc. As one of the “Three Canton Treasures”, straw can actually be used as a raw material to produce biofuel.

Apr 13, 2017

A new Tel Aviv University study finds that the disruptive behavior of an individual child does not encourage similar behavior in their brothers and sisters.

Mar 19, 2017

Since ancient times, Japan has been influenced in a myriad different ways by its giant continental neighbor, China. For more than the last quarter century, Associate Professor Tomoko Ako of the University of Tokyo's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences has been observing and studying the country from the inside to...

Mar 19, 2017

On Thursday, March 2 and Friday, March 3, an international cybersecurity symposium titled "Cybersecurity: Preparing the Workforce" was held on Mita Campus.

The symposium focused on securing talent skilled in the area of cybersecurity. Many lectures, panel discussions, workshops, etc., were held on topics...

Mar 08, 2017

Phnom Penh, March 8, 2017 — This International Women’s Day, The Asia Foundation honors eight stories of female ingenuity and bravery that have been chosen as winners of the Let’s Read! children’s story competition in Cambodia titled Girls Can Do Anything. The Girls Can Do Anything competition was organized to...

Feb 08, 2017

From first grade through graduation, we all study history. We study how America became a country, the president’s names (usually by rhythmic song), and how the entire human race survived from the beginning of documented time. As children on field trips, we were one of the...

Jan 25, 2017

Tainan, Taiwan - The Exploration of energization and Radiation in Geospace (ERG) satellite mission co-led by research centers in Japan and Taiwan was launched at 7 p.m. on December 20 at the Uchinoura Space Center (USC), Japan.

The ERG mission is about to help unravel the complicated physics of the Van Allen...

Jan 23, 2017

Asian students are a group of people who are often trying to cut their energy consumption, for a range of reasons, including of course the fact that the less energy you use, the less it will cost you. Living on a student budget isn’t often easy, however, it does provide you with a great opportunity to reduce your...

Jan 22, 2017

Professor Shi Yong and his team, for the first time in human history, detected carbon monoxide (CO) gas in extremely-metal-poor galaxies and thus provided evidence for the existence of molecular gas in these galaxies, reported the international journal Nature Communications on December 9, 2016 (see:...