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Semitransparent and Flexible - Solar Cells made from atomically thin sheet
25 Sep 2017
A new method for fabricating semitransperant, flexible solar cells has greatly improved power conversion efficiency.
22 Sep 2017
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology has been ranked 45th globally and 5th nationally by UK's Times Higher Education World University Rankings in terms of citations.
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20 Sep 2017
Cognitive behavioural therapy enhances effects of anti-depressant drugs in Malaysia.
20 Sep 2017
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology has earned the highest ranking in three of its engineering departments, according to JoongAng Daily's 2017 University Assessment.
Compounds that increase the number of stomata on plants
20 Sep 2017
Discovery of small molecules that increases the number of stomata on plant leaves
A simple additive to improve film quality
18 Sep 2017
Simple chemicals called glycol ethers help make better perovskite thin films for solar cells.
18 Sep 2017
The 10th ASEAN Science, Technology and Innovation Week (ASTIW) will take place in 12 -20 October in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.
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15 Sep 2017
A study on 22–18 million-year-old tidal deposits reveals insights on the significance of mangrove organic carbon sequestration in the South China Sea at geological time scales.
Left- and right-sided attacks
14 Sep 2017
Two researchers from Nagoya University and the University of Toyama find scale-eating fish have a naturally stronger side for attacking prey fish, and learn to use the dominant side through experience.
Increased levels of AUX/IAA19, which indicate an activation of auxin signaling, were observed in the cut-end of root-cut plants compared to intact plants. Scale bar = 0.1 mm.
14 Sep 2017
The molecular mechanism behind root regeneration after root cutting in plants has been discovered. A finding which could lead to the development of new methods for regulating plant growth in agriculture and horticulture.
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13 Sep 2017
Scholars at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) along with their cross-disciplinary collaborators develop world-first dual imaging and inhibiting agent with high efficacy in suppressing Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated tumours in mice
13 Sep 2017
A new statistical approach for environmental measurements lets the data determine how to model extreme events.
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12 Sep 2017
Japanese researchers have helped discover, analyze and commercialize novel conducting materials and products, such as zirconia-based gas sensors and lithium-ion batteries.
12 Sep 2017
The HKUST Robotics Team has scooped nine awards this year – including the world championship of the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) competition in Long Beach, California – the first Asian team who gained this honor since the game began in 2002.
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11 Sep 2017
Compounds in an Asian fermented fish paste could help reduce high cholesterol.
11 Sep 2017
The Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) invites proposals under the Collaborative Regional Research Programme (CRRP) and the capacity development programme (CAPaBLE) for funding from September 2018.
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08 Sep 2017
Insoluble dietary fiber could help make antioxidant quercetin more soluble.
08 Sep 2017
Excess fluid surrounding the lungs in some lung cancer patients has a unique lipid profile, which could help diagnose and treat the disease.
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07 Sep 2017
An international team of researchers led by Kavli IPMU's Alexey Tolstov and Ken'ichi Nomoto have discovered a way to use UV light from superluminous supernovae to uncover its explosion mechanism, and used it to identify Gaia16apd as a shock-interacting supernova, reports a new study.
Walruses huddling together on a block of ice in the Arctic Ocean in August 2012 right before the summer ice cover hit a record low in the following month.
06 Sep 2017
Quantitative analysis has evidenced the acceleration system of melting ice: dark water surfaces absorb more heat than white ice surfaces, thus melting ice and making more water surfaces in the Arctic Ocean.
Hokkaido University's Tomakomai Experimental Forest in Autumn with Mt. Tarumae (left) and Mt. Fuppushi (right) in the background.
06 Sep 2017
Researchers have found evidence that near-ground biogenic emissions of organics suppress cloud formation in cool-temperate forests in autumn, providing clues to how global warming will affect cloud formation and the overall climate.
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06 Sep 2017
Tohoku University researchers have found some evidence to suggest that daily intake of citrus fruits, such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons or limes, could reduce the risk of dementia developing among older adults by almost 15 percent.
Improving earthquake resistance with a single crystal
05 Sep 2017
A new heating method for certain metals could lead to improved earthquake-resistant construction materials.
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05 Sep 2017
Researchers in Japan and China believe they have found new molecular fossils of archaea using a method of analysis commonly used in forensic science.
Contagious yawning more closely associated with perceptual sensitivity than empathy
05 Sep 2017
A new study out of Tohoku University suggests that contrary to common belief that the yawning contagion is associated with empathy, it is in fact, more likely that perceptual sensitivity is to blame.
The small fish "Medaka"
05 Sep 2017
A research group from the National Institute for Basic Biology and Nagoya University in Japan found that color perception of Medaka, a small fish inhabiting rice fields and streams, varies greatly according to seasonal changes.
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01 Sep 2017
Investigation of paper-based electronics continues to advance, showing exciting signs of progress.
An illustration of Akatsuki successfully tracking lower-altitude clouds during the night with its near-infrared camera IR2.
01 Sep 2017
Observations by Japan’s Venus climate orbiter Akatsuki have revealed an equatorial jet in the lower to middle cloud layer of the planet’s atmosphere, a finding that could be pivotal to unraveling a phenomenon called superrotation.
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31 Aug 2017
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has embarked on developing the next-generation artificial intelligence technology.
29 Aug 2017
This Hiroshima University Science Communication Fellowship 2018 Program is for someone who has a degree in science communication, journalism, or science, and who is seeking his/her future career in science communication.

Events

06 Aug 2006
By 2006 the tangible impact on human health of the Human Genome Project and advances in genomic science and biotechnology will make attendance at the 11th Congress essential for health professionals and genetic scientists alike.
19 Jun 2006
bioLOGIC Europe is firmly established as Europe’s most prestigious series of strategic biomanufacturing conferences
05 Jun 2006
This conference is where the ideas, intelligence and relationships develop the business models of the future
20 Mar 2006
It is a knowledge experience, business meeting and marketplace from all parts of the world. A unique chance to meet, learn from and network with the Directors of the entire global industry in one place.
23 Mar 2006
The meeting is organized within the theme of low cost technology for water treatment, and also preserving the environment by improving water management policies and reducing water pollution through adequate water treatment technologies.
14 Mar 2006
Incoroprating Seminar on 'Transgenic Plants: A Challenge to Natural Farming and Nature Survival' on March 14, 2006.
14 Jan 2006
Site characterisation traditionally relies on closely spaced boreholes, which is relatively expensive when compared to the use of subsurface geophysics used in conjunction with a few boreholes.
02 Dec 2005
Theme: Advanced technologies for building sustainable society
17 Dec 2005
Krabi Town will also play host to a series of international meetings on waterbird and wetland strategic planning and conservation between 15-20 December
14 Jan 2006
This event is Free of charge and will be conducted in English
25 Feb 2006
Human and Nature – Working Together for Sustainable Development of Dry Lands
29 Nov 2005
The CWANA region covers an area of 1.7 billion ha with an estimated population of over 700 million people and a huge potential for regional seed market.
29 Nov 2005
A host of dignitaries, including the Prime Minister of Jordan, will join TWAS members to discuss the state of science in the developing world.
21 Nov 2005
The meeting is which will focus on "Women’s Impact on Science and Technology in the New Millennium" is expected to attract more than 200 women scientists from around the world.
16 Nov 2005
This is expected to be the most productive COP in the convention’s history. The Conference agenda is underpinned by a common feeling of urgency to meet objectives to halt or reduce global biodiversity losses by 2010.
28 Nov 2005
Among the sub-themes include: sustainable development and water management, public awareness, water education, socio-economic and legal issues, the environment, engineering, modelling and traditional water management
19 Sep 2005
Training course on "Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics of Insect Vectors of Human Diseases"
03 Oct 2005
Training Course on Bioinformatics Applied to Tropical Diseases in Southeast Asia
06 Jul 2005
This event provides a good opportunity to review the contribution to health that pesticide make, as well as the safety concerns that consumers in Asia have about pest control chemicals
03 Jul 2005
3rd International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT2005) and the International Union of Materials Research Societies' 9th International Conference on Advanced Materials (ICAM2005)
07 Dec 2005
Nutrigenomics is an exciting new scientific frontier integrating genomic technologies with nutrition knowledge. The Conference will address the relevance of nutrigenomics to meet public health needs of Asian populations.
23 Oct 2005
International Union of Radio Science, universally referred to as URSI (Union Radio-Scientifique Internationale), is one of 25 Scientific Unions, which adhere to International Council for Science (ICSU).
13 Dec 2005
The objective of this workshop is to bring together researchers to promote interactions and discussions on selected aspects of the physics and technology of semiconductor devices.
04 Dec 2005
The 17th Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC 2005) will be held in the Suzhou International Conference Hall, Suzhou, China, in Dec. 4-7, 2005.
05 Sep 2005
This conference will bridge computational sciences and immunology with the theme: "Nurturing Immune-Based Computing for Wealth Creation and Technology Advancement"
22 Aug 2005
This International Symposium emphasises the usage of GIS as a tool for conducting spatial analyses and for aquatic sciences.
20 Aug 2005
This International conference will address issues on the rapid urbanisation in Asia including Urban development and process, Land use change, Urban regeneration, Population, Sustainable cities, World city development, Globalising cities in Asia
10 Aug 2005
Symposium highlights the growing role of Asian contribution to advances in Physics as well as to looks forward and assess the role of Physics in Engineering, Life Sciences and Technology in the next 100 years.
06 Sep 2005
this conference will bring together international speakers and delegates to discuss the latest developments in nanotechnology for healthcare

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