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31 May 2011
Realizing that efforts to reduce the release of heavy metal contamination in industrial waste have not taken seriously, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) has come out with a new innovation that can absorb heavy metals that are hazardous to man through the use of green technology made from fungal and local industrial waste.
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31 May 2011
The Sustainable Tropical Environment Design Exhibition (STEdex10) brought by the Faculty of Design and Architecture Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is the best medium to showcase the masterpiece of UPM students and lecturers to a more professional height.
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27 May 2011
As aircraft and aerospace technology become increasingly complex, advanced maintenance and repair technologies are now more important than ever.
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27 May 2011
Enzymes turn vegetable oils into fuel through a flexible two-step process
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25 May 2011
The Institute of Microelectronics (IME), an institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) have announced today their cooperation with TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, on breakthrough projects in micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), packaging and application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs).
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24 May 2011
Ian Smillie traces his involvement in the struggle to halt conflict diamonds, which have fuelled African wars that cost millions of lives. He describes the campaign in his new book, Blood on the Stone: Greed, Corruption and War in the Global Diamond Trade, co-published by IDRC and Anthem Press.
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20 May 2011
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to assist local manufacturing and services companies develop R&D capabilities and foster stronger research collaboration with SIMTech.
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20 May 2011
Toyohashi Tech researcher receives coveted Japanese government award for the invention of unique color filter–glasses. Allowing those with normal color vision to experience colorblindness, the glasses enable understanding of problems arising for people with color vision deficiency.
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17 May 2011
To survive the period of change for the media in the future, Asahi should alter their attitude and release materials they have. To prevent Japan from becoming militarist or imperialist in times to come, Asahi has the responsibility for explaining to their readers to what extent they were committed in Tairikushinposha during the Pacific War.
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17 May 2011
Prof. Kuniki Kino (Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Engineering) and Dr. Ryotaro Hara (Research Institute for Science and Engineering), Waseda University, have discovered a new enzyme which has been utilized to develop an innovative new industrial manufacturing method for cis-4-hydroxy-L-proline, an amino acid derivative.
06 May 2011
In 2010 the ecch case writing competition attracted 120 entries from 130 place of learning in 29 countries. Be part of the 2011 competition.
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03 May 2011
A 20-member delegation of the Hong Kong Young Industrialists Council (HKYIC) visited The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) on 27 April to see the latest development of the University and to exchange views on Hong Kong's industries.
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03 May 2011
Motion-sensing technologies developed at A*STAR could revolutionize human–computer interaction.
18 Apr 2011
A mouthwash that may help prevent mouth cancer has been developed by researchers at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). The plant based product could provide a non-alcoholic alternative to conventional products for the Islamic market.
18 Apr 2011
The impact of crude oil prices has far reaching impacts on the direct and indirect costs involved in rice production. Researchers have mapped crude oil, rice and soybean oil prices between 1970 and 2008 and demonstrate the implications of world crude oil prices on the agriculture sector, in particular on rice production.
18 Apr 2011
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has recently received a software and system donation worth more than HK$700,000 from Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Limited (HAESL), with further support from Metrology Software Products Limited (MSP).
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15 Apr 2011
A group of researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) successfully produced Cardio-mate or a salt substitute from plants with low sodium content which proves to be friendly for heart, diabetes and high blood pressure patients who are at risk of food salt.
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15 Apr 2011
Located at the headquarters of MIGHT (Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology), Datuk Rosdi Mahmud, the CEO of CTRM Sdn Bhd, and who is also the Executive Director of Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC) has declared that UPM is selected as the Lead University for AMIC.
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15 Apr 2011
The recently held 2011 Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Day, held at Universiti Putra Malaysia, has allowed opportunities for professional groups within the government sector, private sector as well as the academic experts to share ideas and expertise to further advance the GIS system.
12 Apr 2011
The president of Chiang Mai University (CMU) signs a joint memorandum promoting research in higher education and the development of 9 National Research Universities in Thailand.
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11 Apr 2011
Researchers and industry players from around the world have been invited to take part in The National Cloud Computing Workshop 2011 (Cloud2011), starting today at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). The workshop is the first of its kind in Malaysia to focus on this up-and-coming area of ICT.
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08 Apr 2011
The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and PJI Contract Pte Ltd announced today the opening of a production facility to manufacture Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) solution, an eco-friendly nano-coating material.
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31 Mar 2011
The Wall Street Journal Asia announced that it is now accepting entries for the Asian Innovation Awards 2011. Presented in sole partnership with Credit Suisse for the second year running, the Awards are committed to finding the next big ideas in Asia Pacific, from entirely new inventions to the advancement of a classic idea.
31 Mar 2011
The UiTM-MTDC Technopreneur Centre will be established in UiTM Shah Alam at a strategic location adjacent to the Federal Highway, about 4km away from Klang and 25km from Kuala Lumpur.
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29 Mar 2011
Organized by the Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the Fourth International Symposium of Intimate Apparel was held today (29 March) on the PolyU campus to promote the exchange of the latest knowledge and development of intimate apparel among academics and industrialists.
29 Mar 2011
The Graduate School of Business of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is ranked 61st in the world, 3rd in Asia and 2nd in Hong Kong according to the latest University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Top 100 World Rankings of Business Schools 2006-2010.
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23 Mar 2011
Riding on Singapore’s strong 10.5% annual growth by the manufacturing sector in 2010, the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology aims to help the Precision Engineering industry soar to greater heights by equipping the industry with innovative and advanced technological capabilities.
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18 Mar 2011
The Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change will identify what policy changes and actions are needed to help the world achieve sustainable agriculture in the face of climate change.
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18 Mar 2011
Africa is on the move. Populations are growing, economies are improving – and conflict is declining. Can all this be connected?
17 Mar 2011
IDRC’s Federico Burone testified before Canada’s Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade in early February about the essential role of research in Brazil’s economic and political development.

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Giants in history

Physicist Narinder Singh Kapany (31 October 1926 – 4 December 2020) pioneered the use of optical fibres to transmit images, and founded several optical technology companies. Born in Punjab, India, he worked at a local optical instruments factory before moving to London for PhD studies at Imperial College. There, he devised a flexible fibrescope to convey images along bundles of glass fibres.
Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie (25 June 1936 – 11 September 2019) was an Indonesian engineer who was President of Indonesia from 1998 to 1999.
Rapee Sagarik (4 December 1922 – 17 February 2018) was Thailand’s renowned expert on orchids.
U Hla Myint (1920 – 2017) was a celebrated economist from Myanmar. Considered a prodigy, he was admitted to Rangoon University to study economics when he was just 14 years old. He went on to earn a Ph.D. at the London School of Economics (LSE).