Press releases

Adenine deaminase fused nSpCas9-NGv1 can induce the A-to-G substitution in the target sequence with NG PAM
Ehime University
19 Jul 2019
Researchers in Japan have developed a new genome editing technology in rice.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
18 Jul 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) garnered four prizes with two outstanding innovations at the Silicon Valley International Invention Festival (SVIIF) 2019.
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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
18 Jul 2019
DGIST made Small AESA radar system with a super-resolution algorithm. Expects to make huge contributions to strengthening of Korean industries and defense capabilities with domestic technology.
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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.
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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
17 Jul 2019
- Can analyze 100 times more data 14 times faster than existing technology - Expected to be used in big data machine learning and various industry fields in the future
17 Jul 2019
Summit will take place on September 11 & 12, at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
17 Jul 2019
Spotlight on 4 thematic tracks and 2 deep-dive sessions, all on different aspects of AI
Hokkaido University
Hokkaido University
16 Jul 2019
New insight into a protein’s role in regulating tight DNA packing could have implications for combating tumor cell resistance to anti-cancer treatments.
16 Jul 2019
Advancing Innovation, Embracing Transformation and Securing the future
16 Jul 2019
MIT’s Research Enterprise in Singapore, SMART, launches a new research group, Critical Analytics for Manufacturing Personalized-Medicine (CAMP), as part of Singapore’s National Cell Manufacturing Initiative to overcome scientific and technical challenges in life-changing cell therapies
Duke-NUS Medical School
12 Jul 2019
As people age, the way different areas of their brain communicate with one another change, affecting thought processes and attention span.
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Hokkaido University
12 Jul 2019
A computer model shows that a starfish-like animal can coordinate rhythmic motion based on body structure without the brain telling them to do so. This provides insights useful for physiology and robotics.
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Hokkaido University
12 Jul 2019
Early snowmelt increases the risk of phenological mismatch, in which the flowering of periodic plants and pollinators fall out of sync, compromising seed production.
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.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
10 Jul 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) held its dynamic MA Graduation Fashion Show “CHAOS” yesterday. Over 400 guests, including representatives from the fashion industry, family, friends, and supporters were in the audience.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
08 Jul 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) organised, in collaboration with The Mills Fabrica, the Grand Finals of “Techstyle for Social Good International Competition 2019” in late June.
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08 Jul 2019
DGIST Professor Yong Min Lee’s team in the Department of Energy Science and Engineering succeeded in developing an electrochemical model that can predict and analyze the electrochemical phenomena of the single particles of electrode active materials. Expects to be used in a single particle design research to improve cell efficiency.
Altered Gene Expression May Trigger Collapse of Symbiotic Relationship
Tohoku University
08 Jul 2019
Researchers in Japan have identified the potential genes responsible for coral bleaching caused by temperature elevation.
05 Jul 2019
The Philippines' largest show on the future of payments, banking, financial inclusion, identity, e-commerce & retail. And it’s all free-to-attend.
TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world
04 Jul 2019
The call is open for research grants and postdoctoral fellowships for scientists in IsDB member countries who are working in fields of sustainability science relevant to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Tohoku University
04 Jul 2019
Applying large enough magnetic fields usually results in the disruption of superconducting states in materials, even at drastically low temperatures.
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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
04 Jul 2019
Joint research team of Professors Jaeheung Cho and Daeha Seo in the Department of Emerging Materials Science developed a technology to control the generation of nitric oxide in cells. Proposed the possibility of additional research related to cell signal transfer.
03 Jul 2019
The Amgen Scholars Program (ASP) at Tsinghua University, funded by the Amgen Foundation, held its opening ceremony at Tsinghua campus.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
02 Jul 2019
Journalists and the public are invited to attend the Myanmar Knowledge Hub and Market Place on July 9 and 10 in Yangon to exchange ideas and identify opportunities to work together to strengthen Myanmar’s research community.
01 Jul 2019
The world's largest JLABS and the first in Asia Pacific aims to support more than 50 life science start-ups from around the world with the hope to accelerate healthcare innovation in China and globally
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
01 Jul 2019
The new President of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Prof. Jin-Guang TENG, takes office today.
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Ehime University
01 Jul 2019
It is believed that terrestrial planets were made from chondrites. However, geochemical observations have shown that the abundance pattern of volatile elements is inconsistent with chondrites. New high-pressure experiments suggest that F and Cl fractionation during magma ocean crystallization could explain the non-chondritic Earth's F/Cl ratio.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
28 Jun 2019
The Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) held today the “Designing Future Techstyle” International Symposium and “Techstyle for Social Good International Competition 2019” at The Mills.
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Springer Nature
28 Jun 2019
Major institutions in the US and China dominate the top ranks for output of quality research articles, but a new normalized Nature Index ranking reveals that some smaller institutes are punching well above their weight.