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IOP Publishing
17 Sep 2019
A new study has estimated for the first time how the eruption of Mount Tambora changed the probability of the cold and wet European ‘year without a summer’ of 1816.
Duke-NUS Medical School
17 Sep 2019
Differential changes in brain functional network connectivity in people with mild cognitive impairment may aid early tracking of Alzheimer’s disease and cerebrovascular disease.
Asia Research News Partnerships
17 Sep 2019
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optical nanotweezers
16 Sep 2019
Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science develop a new “tweezer in a tweezer” concept for controlling nanoparticles in fluid with light.
Asia Research News Partnerships
13 Sep 2019
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IOP Publishing
12 Sep 2019
Researchers from China, France and the USA have evaluated China’s success in stemming emissions from its coal-fired power plants (CPPs).
Duke-NUS Medical School
12 Sep 2019
The formation of excess fibrous tissue in the heart, which underlies several heart diseases, could be prevented by inhibiting specific proteins that bind to RNA while its code is being translated.
National University of Singapore
12 Sep 2019
A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore revealed that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions compared to non-tea drinkers.
11 Sep 2019
Determination of the crystal structure of a DNA-stabilized silver nanocluster
National University of Singapore
10 Sep 2019
STAMP technology is a million times more sensitive and comprehensive to accurately detect and classify tumours from a small clinical sample
Asia Research News Partnerships
10 Sep 2019
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Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
06 Sep 2019
A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has identified the sleep-promoting effects of dietary threonine, as well as its neurobiological principle.
Hokkaido University
05 Sep 2019
The dinosaur, whose nearly complete skeleton was unearthed from 72 million year old marine deposits in Mukawa Town in northern Japan, belongs to a new genus and species of a herbivorous hadrosaurid dinosaur, according to the study published in Scientific Reports. The scientists named the dinosaur Kamuysaurus japonicus.
Springer Nature
05 Sep 2019
The fossil, found in Japan, furthers our understanding of hadrosaur diversity in the Far East and hadrosaurid evolution during the Late Cretaceous period (100.5–66 million years ago). The research is reported in Scientific Reports this week
Asia Research News
05 Sep 2019
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Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
05 Sep 2019
A research team, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has presented a system that can quantitatively complement the diagnosis of knee arthritis, which was performed only by x-ray and doctor’s judgment.
Asia Research News Partnerships
04 Sep 2019
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Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
04 Sep 2019
A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has demonstrated fluorine speeds up two-dimensional materials growth.
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
04 Sep 2019
The academic journal Lab on a Chip has selected UNIST Professor Joo Hun Kang as an Emerging Investigator in 2019.
Hokkaido University
03 Sep 2019
A new beaked whale species Berardius minimus, which has been long postulated by local whalers in Hokkaido, Japan, has been confirmed.
Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI)
03 Sep 2019
Korea’s Electronic and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) will present some of their innovative advancements at the upcoming Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA), the world’s largest consumer electronics trade show.
Tohoku University
03 Sep 2019
A research collaboration based in Japan has found a new pathological mediator of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which could have further implications for understanding the molecular breakdown that gives rise to the neurodegenerative disease that affects nearly half a million people around the world.
Professor Hongsoo Choi in the Department of Robotics Engineering (left), Combined degree student Jongeon Park (right)
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Sep 2019
DGIST Professor Hongsoo Choi’s team developed a biodegradable micro-robot that performs both drug release and hyperthermia treatment into a desired area. Improved drug treatment and opened a new path of future anti-cancer treatment.
Dr. Sanghoon Lee in the Department of Robotics Engineering at DGIST (first to left) and research team
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Sep 2019
DGIST Professor Sanghoon Lee’s team developed a novel neuromodulation interface that converts friction energy into for electrical neurostimulation energy to treat underactive bladder. Expected to be widely applied for the treatment of neurological disorders.
Springer Nature
03 Sep 2019
The leaf shapes of certain species of the Isodon group of flowering plants act as deterrents against a leaf-rolling weevil, according to a paper published in Nature Plants.
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
03 Sep 2019
A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has presented an artificial intelligence technology that can predict traffic conditions for the next 5 to 15 minutes at an error rate of less than four kilometers an hour.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
02 Sep 2019
Two teams of Occupational Therapy students from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) won awards at the 13th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe 2019) held in Canberra, Australia. The teams won Gold and Bronze awards in the Design Category of the Global Student Innovation Challenge of i-CREATe.
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
02 Sep 2019
A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has succeeded in detecting a single ion using the approach through the interiors of the CNTs.
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
31 Aug 2019
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) ranks 20th out of 351 participating universities from 60 countries, according to the 2019 THE Young University Rankings. Besides, in terms of citations, UNIST ranked 1st in South Korea and 7th in the world.