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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
17 Jul 2019
A molecule-trapping material that normally degrades in water remains stable after two years of humidity exposure when treated with a common skin bleach.
11 Jul 2019
The Global Development Network invites researchers from developing and transition countries to submit research proposals under the theme 'Doing research in developing countries: the role of non-academic actors, new communication platforms and leadership in social sciences' for the Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development by 26 July.
Asia Research News
21 Jun 2019
Selected, structured and complete data in the Web of Science provide rich insights into the contribution and value of the world’s most impactful scientific and research journals
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Asia Research News
21 Jun 2019
NYU Abu Dhabi researchers have reported a new way in which the liver is primed to regenerate itself. They found that by stripping parts of the epigenome, which play a primary role in repressing “jumping genes” (i.e. transposable elements), other epigenetic marks were redistributed.
Asia Research News
21 Jun 2019
Seamless Asia will be held at Suntec Singapore Convention Centre, 26-27 June 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
20 Jun 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) won two "Global Innovation Awards" at TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo 2019 (TechConnect) staged in the United States.
Asia Research News
20 Jun 2019
The project is part of KKH’s ongoing continual effort to enhance their facilities for a more holistic healthcare environment for the benefit of patients
Asia Research News
20 Jun 2019
Innovfest Unbound Returns for Fifth Annual Innovation Festival
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Hokkaido University
19 Jun 2019
Using a taxonomic approach, scientists have re-identified the huge birds drawn on the desert plains of Peru as hermits or pelicans.
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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
19 Jun 2019
An international and multidisciplinary research team led by Prof. Charles NG Wang-Wai will deliver an extreme weather and landslide warning system, which will increase the forecast lead time of heavy rainfall from three to six hours, giving the general public and responders more time to prepare for potential disasters.
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Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
19 Jun 2019
Using holography, researchers have found that when gravity is combined with quantum mechanics, symmetry is not possible.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
19 Jun 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today launched a leadership programme for 100 Tanzania’s young professionals from various sectors.
Tohoku University
19 Jun 2019
A research team of Tohoku University, Nissan Motor Co., Shinshu University, and Okayama University made a groundbreaking discovery in the quest to replace hydrofluorocarbons in refrigeration systems with natural refrigerants such as water and alcohol.
Asia Research News
19 Jun 2019
The APAC edition will take place as part of the HIMSS AsiaPac19 Conference and Exhibition, on 7-10 October in Bangkok, Thailand.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
18 Jun 2019
Twenty-two graduating students from Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) showcased their design flair and talent at the PolyU Fashion Show 2019 held on 13 June at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Duke-NUS Medical School
18 Jun 2019
Researchers in Singapore have discovered the mechanism behind how neural stem cells in fruit flies are activated to stimulate the generation of new brain cells.
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
17 Jun 2019
Professor Hongsoo Choi’s team developed a microrobot that can precisely transplant stem cells in various in vivo and vitro environments. Expects to improve the efficiency of treating degenerative neural disorders such as Alzheimer by accurately and safely delivering to a desired location
Asia Research News
17 Jun 2019
Singapore's week-long celebration of innovation is back! The tech community have their calendars marked for this year's incredible Smart Nation Innovations Week - and so should you!
Development of Durable MTJ Under Harsh Environment for STT-MRAM at 1Xnm Technology Node
Tohoku University
14 Jun 2019
Researchers at Tohoku University have announced the development of a new magnetic tunnel junction, by which the team has demonstrated an extended retention time for digital information without an increase of the active power consumption.
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13 Jun 2019
2019 marks the 200th year of bilateral relations between Singapore and the United Kingdom. The Singapore- UK Partnership for the Future was launched earlier this year, celebrating our longstanding partnership and embracing our cooperation in fields ranging from defence to digital.
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Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) at Kyoto University
12 Jun 2019
Japanese researchers are poised to reboot the field of aromatic-fused porphyrin sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells, the most efficient solar technology available at present.
Asia Research News
11 Jun 2019
It’s Asia’s biggest biotech industry event of the year! Early bird discount ends June 22nd.
Asia Research News
10 Jun 2019
Malaysia International Water Convention’s & Water Loss Asia’s 2-day conference will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1-3 October 2019.
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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
07 Jun 2019
DGIST researchers are getting closer to developing a material that delivers a one-two punch: recycling atmospheric carbon dioxide for the production of cleaner hydrocarbon fuels.
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Tohoku University
07 Jun 2019
Tohoku University researchers have developed a technique using a hollow sphere to measure the electronic and optical properties of large semiconducting crystals. The approach improves on current photoluminescence spectroscopy techniques and could lead to energy savings for mass producers, and thus consumers, of power devices.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
06 Jun 2019
Please join the International Development Research Centre in a webinar conversation with May Sabe Phyu, Director of the Gender Equality Network.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
06 Jun 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today announced the signing of a collaborative framework agreement with Wuyi University (WYU). The two universities will join hands for research on the development of green and healthy textile materials over a span of three years.
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Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
05 Jun 2019
Some teenagers harbor catastrophic changes to their genomes that can lead to lung cancer later on in life, even if they never smoke
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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Jun 2019
Researchers at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), South Korea, have developed a core technology that supports a fast and efficient large-scale data analysis, which can have a huge impact on large-scale data analysis in a near future.
03 Jun 2019
27th AMIC Annual Conference to be held June 17-19 at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand