Press releases

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
27 Jun 2019
A breakthrough nanostructure for neural stem cell cultivation developed by HKBU has won the TechConnect Global Innovation Award.
27 Jun 2019
Recipients of Awards were identified based on in-depth research conducted by Frost & Sullivan's analysts.
The Observation of Topologically Protected Magnetic Quasiparticles
Tohoku University
26 Jun 2019
A team of researchers from Tohoku University, J-PARC, and Tokyo Institute of Technology conducted an in-depth study of magnetic quasiparticles called "triplons." The team conducted the study with a low-dimensional quantum magnet, Ba2CuSi2O6Cl2, using neutron inelastic scattering by AMATERAS at J-PARC.
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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
26 Jun 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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Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
25 Jun 2019
Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine at Hong Kong Baptist University have found that the abnormal rise of a soluble protein called Nerve Growth Factor is a key factor linking early life stress to the development of irritable bowel syndrome.
25 Jun 2019
Web of Science data show that G20 nations are drivers of the global research system
25 Jun 2019
Funding opportunity for early-career science communicators
Asia Research News
21 Jun 2019
Selected, structured and complete data in the Web of Science provide rich insights into the contribution and value of the world’s most impactful scientific and research journals
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Asia Research News
21 Jun 2019
NYU Abu Dhabi researchers have reported a new way in which the liver is primed to regenerate itself. They found that by stripping parts of the epigenome, which play a primary role in repressing “jumping genes” (i.e. transposable elements), other epigenetic marks were redistributed.
21 Jun 2019
Seamless Asia will be held at Suntec Singapore Convention Centre, 26-27 June 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
20 Jun 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) won two "Global Innovation Awards" at TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo 2019 (TechConnect) staged in the United States.
20 Jun 2019
The project is part of KKH’s ongoing continual effort to enhance their facilities for a more holistic healthcare environment for the benefit of patients
20 Jun 2019
Innovfest Unbound Returns for Fifth Annual Innovation Festival
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Hokkaido University
19 Jun 2019
Using a taxonomic approach, scientists have re-identified the huge birds drawn on the desert plains of Peru as hermits or pelicans.
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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
19 Jun 2019
An international and multidisciplinary research team led by Prof. Charles NG Wang-Wai will deliver an extreme weather and landslide warning system, which will increase the forecast lead time of heavy rainfall from three to six hours, giving the general public and responders more time to prepare for potential disasters.
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Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
19 Jun 2019
Using holography, researchers have found that when gravity is combined with quantum mechanics, symmetry is not possible.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
19 Jun 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today launched a leadership programme for 100 Tanzania’s young professionals from various sectors.
Tohoku University
19 Jun 2019
A research team of Tohoku University, Nissan Motor Co., Shinshu University, and Okayama University made a groundbreaking discovery in the quest to replace hydrofluorocarbons in refrigeration systems with natural refrigerants such as water and alcohol.
19 Jun 2019
The APAC edition will take place as part of the HIMSS AsiaPac19 Conference and Exhibition, on 7-10 October in Bangkok, Thailand.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
18 Jun 2019
Twenty-two graduating students from Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) showcased their design flair and talent at the PolyU Fashion Show 2019 held on 13 June at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Duke-NUS Medical School
18 Jun 2019
Researchers in Singapore have discovered the mechanism behind how neural stem cells in fruit flies are activated to stimulate the generation of new brain cells.
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
17 Jun 2019
Professor Hongsoo Choi’s team developed a microrobot that can precisely transplant stem cells in various in vivo and vitro environments. Expects to improve the efficiency of treating degenerative neural disorders such as Alzheimer by accurately and safely delivering to a desired location
17 Jun 2019
Singapore's week-long celebration of innovation is back! The tech community have their calendars marked for this year's incredible Smart Nation Innovations Week - and so should you!
Development of Durable MTJ Under Harsh Environment for STT-MRAM at 1Xnm Technology Node
Tohoku University
14 Jun 2019
Researchers at Tohoku University have announced the development of a new magnetic tunnel junction, by which the team has demonstrated an extended retention time for digital information without an increase of the active power consumption.
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13 Jun 2019
2019 marks the 200th year of bilateral relations between Singapore and the United Kingdom. The Singapore- UK Partnership for the Future was launched earlier this year, celebrating our longstanding partnership and embracing our cooperation in fields ranging from defence to digital.
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Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) at Kyoto University
12 Jun 2019
Japanese researchers are poised to reboot the field of aromatic-fused porphyrin sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells, the most efficient solar technology available at present.
11 Jun 2019
It’s Asia’s biggest biotech industry event of the year! Early bird discount ends June 22nd.
10 Jun 2019
Malaysia International Water Convention’s & Water Loss Asia’s 2-day conference will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1-3 October 2019.
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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
07 Jun 2019
DGIST researchers are getting closer to developing a material that delivers a one-two punch: recycling atmospheric carbon dioxide for the production of cleaner hydrocarbon fuels.
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Tohoku University
07 Jun 2019
Tohoku University researchers have developed a technique using a hollow sphere to measure the electronic and optical properties of large semiconducting crystals. The approach improves on current photoluminescence spectroscopy techniques and could lead to energy savings for mass producers, and thus consumers, of power devices.