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Jul 14, 2019

Kenneth Lee envisions a 'biofarming' future for Hong Kong

CUHK embryologist Kenneth Lee is working to manufacture living tissue in the lab. That shows great promise for developing human organ patches that could be used to repair the body.

There’s another important use for manufactured tissue: we can...

Jul 14, 2019

For the first time in history, two functionally improved data buoys have successfully recorded air and sea variables along the path of a super typhoon. NTU’s marine research and technical team at the Institute of Oceanography, with the solid support of the Ministry of Science and Technology and Central Weather...

Jul 13, 2019

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a type of imaging probe that allows for earlier detection of acute kidney failure, a rapidly-developing condition that can be fatal.

The new renal probes, which have been tested in mice, are injected into the blood-...

Jul 11, 2019

25 Park companies and incubatees showcase their innovations at the RISE Conference;
HKSTP’s Global Acceleration Academy receives a boost with focus areas identified for 2019/20

Jul 07, 2019

Strives to Change the Cancer Treatment Model in Hong Kong
Ready to Tap Tremendous Opportunities in Greater Bay Are

Jun 25, 2019

Secret to Zero-Carbon Economy is Small Amount of Water?!
World’s Top-Performing HHO (Oxyhydrogen) Gas

Jun 24, 2019

Fostering research development in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Jun 09, 2019

An international and multidisciplinary research team led by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) was recently granted a research fund of HK$91.85 million by the University Grants Committee (UGC). Under the leadership of Prof. Charles NG Wang-Wai (HKUST Associate Vice-President for Research and...

Jun 09, 2019

In collaboration with University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley), Dr Kevin Tsia, Associate Professor of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Programme Director of Biomedical Engineering Programme at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) was awarded a funding of over US$2 million from the BRAIN...

Jun 03, 2019

Our gut bacteria are powerful - it's time to start listening

Diabetes, obesity, hypertension and depression persist as pervasive ailments of modern society. The health assumptions we draw seem to push us, almost instinctively, toward the pill cabinet. Prof. Paul K.S. Chan, Associate Director of the Centre...

Jun 03, 2019

Launching of the First Asian Society for Engineering Education

After a full year’s preparation, the Asian Society for Engineering Education (AsiaSEE) was officially launched and a launching ceremony was held at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) on May 8, 2019.

Jun 01, 2019

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) have launched a new Waste-to-Energy Research Facility that turns municipal solid waste from the NTU campus into electricity and resources. Its opening marks a step closer towards Singapore’s vision of becoming a...

May 30, 2019

Promoting precision medicine business with in-house assets and collaboration with external venture partner

May 26, 2019

A team from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the National University Health System (NUHS) has developed a self-inflating weight management capsule that could be used to treat obese patients.

May 26, 2019

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed the capability to 3D print an unfurnished bathroom in less than a day.

After printing, the bathroom is furnished with toilet fittings to become a pre-fabricated unit, ready for use in construction projects. Its...

May 26, 2019

• Around 3 billion people worldwide currently drink or smoke - new research could help in both the prevention and treatment of alcohol and nicotine substance abuse.

• In new research the areas of the brain that are different in those who smoke and those who drink have been identified: the tendency to drink...

May 23, 2019

Singapore, 23 May 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Singapore-based researchers have discovered a possible solution to impede the evolution of bacteria into superbugs that are resistant to drugs and therefore harder to kill. Building on a decade’s work on antimicrobial technologies, the multidisciplinary team from Institute...

May 23, 2019

Singapore, 23 May 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Researchers from Singapore have designed the world’s first ‘molecular swing’ to transport electrolytes across cell membranes. In a recent paper1, the scientists from NanoBio Lab (NBL) and Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology of the Agency for Science, Technology...

May 21, 2019

Data Supports Continued Dose Escalation and Further Investigation in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (mRCC)

Apr 10, 2019

April 10, 2019 08:00 PM Hong Kong Time - AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synaffix B.V., a Dutch biotechnology company exclusively focused on continued advancement of its clinical-stage antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology for the development of best-in-class ADCs, announces that it has entered into a license...

Mar 29, 2019

GUANGZHOU, China, March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Online pre-registration is now open for the 28th China (Guangzhou) International Health Industry Expo (IHE China) - China's authoritative B2B fair for the health industry. From 26 – 28 June 2019, IHE China will be held at China Import and Export Fair Complex,...

Dec 29, 2018

Peking University, November 29, 2018: The Peking University Berggruen Research Center Launching Ceremony was held in Peking University Education Foundation on December 19. Amidst the leapfrog development of science and technology in recent years, the Center was set up at a timely moment when intellectuals and...