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Oct 15, 2017

Uses Principle of Near-Field Acoustic Levitation to Develop Levitating Transport of Future

Prof. GUO Ping, Assistant Professor from the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and his research team, have developed a self-running and self-floating two...

Oct 07, 2017

Artemisinin-ALA co-treatment could kill cancer cells and suppress tumour growth with fewer side effects

Artemisinin, a potent anti-malarial drug, has been widely hailed as a promising alternative cancer treatment. Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) recently showed that its anti-cancer...

Sep 16, 2017

From August 7th to 10th, the 18th International Symposium on Silicon Chemistry (ISOS-XVIII) & the 6th Asian Silicon Symposium (ASiS-6), hosted by Shandong University, was held in Jinan.

This symposium was co-organized by China Association of Fluorine and Silicone Industry (CAFSI) and Institute of...

Sep 13, 2017

NUS, in partnership with Times Higher Education (THE), will host the 2018 THE World Academic Summit from 25 to 27 September next year. The annual flagship THE event gathers the world’s thought leaders across universities, research institutions, industry and government to shape the future of higher education.

Sep 12, 2017

Tsukuba, Japan - (ACN Newswire) - The field of solid-state ionics originated in Europe, but Japanese scientists have significantly advanced it over the past 70 years, according to a review in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (STAM).

Sep 05, 2017

Team Maquinista, Tokyo Tech's representatives from the Society for the Study of Robotics student club, finished in the top four at the 2017 ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contestouter held in Tokyo on August 27.

Sep 04, 2017

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have invented a new process to turn spent brewery grains into a valuable product that can grow beer yeast.

In beer making, yeast is the key ingredient for fermentation, a process where sugars from the grains are converted into...

Aug 25, 2017

Tohoku University's TOKYO ELECTRON House of Creativity once again hosted the Tohoku-Japan regional qualifiers for the prestigious Falling Walls Lab competition. Twenty-five participants took part this year, vying for the chance to pitch their innovative research ideas at the event final in Berlin in November.

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Aug 22, 2017

Breast Cancer is one type of cancer with the largest incidence. Chemotherapy is often performed for breast cancer treatment. However, chemotherapy has several weaknesses including the incomplete healing, thus causing drug resistance due to the high metabolism of cancer cells. It is characterized by the high level...

Aug 14, 2017

The edible coating on produce has drawn a great deal of attention in the food and agricultural industry. It could not only prolong postharvest shelf life of produce against external changes in the environment but also provide additional nutrients to be useful for human health. However, most versions of the coating...

Aug 05, 2017

Tokyo Tech hosted the Association of East Asian Research Universities' (AEARU)* 40th Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting on April 15.

Aug 02, 2017

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and leading genomics organization BGI Group will establish a joint research center that will set the stage for the next-generation sequencing platform and research efforts that produce novel medical diagnosis and treatments with transformative impact.

Aug 02, 2017

Personality is often considered a factor for the choices that humans make, but what about invertebrates like spiders? NUS Biological Sciences researchers have discovered that the personality of spiders does play a part in their decision-making and hunting styles.

Researchers from NUS Biological Sciences, led...

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

TAU researchers have found that infant vitamin B1 deficiency leads to poor motor function and balance

A new Tel Aviv University study published in Maternal and Child Nutrition found that infantile Vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency severely affected the motor function of preschoolers who were fed faulty...

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...

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...

Apr 20, 2017

SINGAPORE - Nearly 400,000 plant species provide our planet with the nutritious food, fiber, fresh air, and medicine we need to survive, but it is estimated that roughly one-fifth of those are at risk of extinction due to environmental threats. On this 47th anniversary of Earth Day, CropLife Asia and the region's...

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.

Apr 13, 2017

An innovative robotic system that can clean building exteriors using water jets or give new coats of paint is now ready to serve customers in Singapore.

It is co-developed by local pioneer in automated controls and biometric contactless systems ELID Technology International and Nanyang Technological...