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Asia Research News
22 Nov 2019
Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie (25 June 1936 – 11 September 2019) was an Indonesian engineer who was President of Indonesia from 1998 to 1999.
Asia Research News
22 Nov 2019
Abdus Suttar Khan (c. 1941 – 31 January 2008) was a Bangladeshi engineer who spent a significant part of his career conducting aerospace research with NASA, United Technology and Alstom.
Asia Research News
22 Nov 2019
Salimuzzaman Siddiqui (19 October 1897 – 14 April 1994) was an artist and chemist from Pakistan whose research focused on natural products from plants.
Asia Research News Partnerships
22 Nov 2019
Forward Leading is to host AI & Big Data Leaders Summit in Hong Kong on December 5 & 6, at the Hyatt Regency Tsim Sha Tsui, bringing together over 150 data and tech leaders from a wide range of industries.
Asia Research News Partnerships
22 Nov 2019
Forward Leading is to host Digital Marketing Leaders Summit in Hong Kong on December 5 & 6, at the Hyatt Regency Tsim Sha Tsui, bringing together over 150 senior marketers from a wide range of industries.
Asia Research News Partnerships
22 Nov 2019
PwC, Rabobank and Temasek launch The Asia Food Challenge Report, highlighting $800 billion investment opportunity in Asia’s Agri-Food sector over the next decade. Report estimates market to grow 7% per year; Asia to double its spending on food to over US$8 trillion by 2030
Asia Research News Partnerships
22 Nov 2019
Region faces threats to food security, from climate change and soil degradation to population growth, obesity and diabetes. 800 agribusinesses, food brands, investors and innovators to discuss focus for innovation and investment.
Tohoku University
22 Nov 2019
A new study has discovered meteorites containing RNA sugar, ribose, and other bio-important sugars; the first direct evidence of bio-essential sugars' delivery from space to the Earth.
Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
20 Nov 2019
An international team of researchers have observed a gamma-ray burst, an extremely energetic flash following a cosmological cataclysm, emitting very-high-energy gamma-rays long after the initial explosion.
Springer Nature
20 Nov 2019
Survey of over 6,300 PhD students worldwide shows most to be satisfied with their PhD experience, but highlights issues affecting student well-being such as working hours, funding and bullying
Tohoku University
20 Nov 2019
Researchers at Tohoku University have, for the first time, successfully demonstrated a formation and current-induced motion of synthetic antiferromagnetic magnetic skyrmions. The established findings are expected to pave the way towards new functional information processing and storage technologies.
Asia Research News Partnerships
19 Nov 2019
Joint media release from the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) and the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH)
Artist's illustration of a galaxy, a comet, and dust particles.
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)
19 Nov 2019
Using the Cooled Mid-Infrared Camera and Spectrometer on the Subaru Telescope, astronomers have detected an unidentified infrared emission band from comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner in addition to the thermal emissions from silicate and carbon grains.
Asia Research News Partnerships
15 Nov 2019
Congratulations to all the winners of 11th Medical Undergraduates’ Annual Scientific Research Meeting 2019 in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Below is the list of winners according to the categories with respective research titles.
ALMA images of two molecular clouds: N159E-Papillon Nebula (left) and N159W South (right).
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)
14 Nov 2019
Two peacock-shaped gaseous clouds were revealed in the Large Magellanic Cloud by observations with Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array.
Duke-NUS Medical School
14 Nov 2019
Foremost society of kidney specialists highlights Singapore-led global study to better understand diabetes complications and reduce their prevalence.
Hokkaido University
13 Nov 2019
Differences in gene expression led to different bird songs between species.
Asia Research News
13 Nov 2019
Gregorio Y. Zara (8 March 1902 – 15 October 1978) was a Filipino engineer and physicist best remembered for inventing the first two-way video telephone.
Asia Research News
13 Nov 2019
Presentation by Dr Javad Rostami, City University of Hong Kong, at TechInnovation 2019, Singapore, on 11 November 2019
Asia Research News Partnerships
13 Nov 2019
Get ready for a busy week of networking and insights into the future of Asia's agri-food value chain!
Hokkaido University
12 Nov 2019
New bio-inspired hydrogels can act like superglue in highly ionic environments such as seawater, overcoming issues in currently available marine adhesives.
Asia Research News Partnerships
12 Nov 2019
Joint media release on day 2 of the Singapore FinTech Festival and Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SFF X SWITCH) 2019
Tohoku University
12 Nov 2019
Industrial and automotive machinery, such as automotive engine parts, contain materials that are, heat-, wear-, and corrosion-resistant. They are known as "super engineering plastics," and they continue to revolutionize manufacturing processes. While they are actually plastic, they are much stronger than the typical plastics we encounter in everyday life. These materials, however, create a corrosive environment during manufacturing.
Hokkaido University
11 Nov 2019
International collaboration is finding new ways to improve how scientists develop and test models to forecast dengue infection.
Asia Research News Partnerships
11 Nov 2019
Join us at the Singapore FinTech Festival + Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology 2019 (SFF x SWITCH)
Asia Research News Partnerships
11 Nov 2019
IPI helps Singapore enterprises collaborate for innovation
Asia Research News Partnerships
11 Nov 2019
[Joint Media Release] The Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) and the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) will come together for the first time as SFF x SWITCH.
Dr. Jinung An (left), Dr. Seunghyun Lee (middle), and Mr. Sang-hyeon Jin (right)
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
11 Nov 2019
Dr. Jinung An explores the human brain to discover the origin of ‘human hand motor skill.’
The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
07 Nov 2019
A scientific study of African populations discovers that the beta-amyloid gene is associated with an increased risk of the most common form of glaucoma.
Nagoya University
07 Nov 2019
A dietary fibre can help separate out semiconducting carbon nanotubes used for making transistors for flexible electronics.