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Hokkaido University
08 May 2019
Scientists have employed a new method utilizing tsunami signals to calculate the calving magnitude of an ocean-terminating glacier in northwestern Greenland, uncovering correlations between calving flux and environmental factors such as air temperature, ice speed, and ocean tides.
Duke-NUS Medical School
07 May 2019
The researchers have completed the first phase of the study and the major findings are classified into physical and functional health, social engagement, intergenerational transfers, volunteerism, work and retirement and lifelong learning.
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
07 May 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) (PolyU) developed a novel curvature-adaptive multi-jet polishing (MJP) technology for different kinds of freeform surfaces
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
07 May 2019
DGIST announced that the DGIST-ETH Micro Robot Research Center (DEMRC) entered The 47th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva with 4 inventions and won 6 awards including 3 golds, 1 silver, Special Award of Geneva State Government, and Special Award from the Taiwan Invention Association.
Asia Research News
07 May 2019
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Asia Research News
06 May 2019
- Current global response insufficient; 'Transformative changes' needed to restore and protect nature; Opposition from vested interests can be overcome for public good - Most comprehensive assessment of its kind; 1,000,000 species threatened with extinction
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Duke-NUS Medical School
02 May 2019
Researchers in South Korea and Singapore have, for the first time, developed a chemical probe that enables live-imaging of a type of immune cells in the brain, known as microglia, in a live animal brain.
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
02 May 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) (PolyU) today shared that more youngsters can have their scoliosis conditions detected early and monitored frequently, thanks to the portable imaging system developed by PolyU’s experts in scoliosis research.
TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world
01 May 2019
InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Health has issued a Statement, ‘A call for action to declare trauma as a disease’, which draws attention to the need for a strong paradigm shift to not only to control but also prevent trauma by considering it as a disease with an integrated comprehensive approach in national health agendas.
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Duke-NUS Medical School
30 Apr 2019
Exposure to antidepressants in the womb leads to autistic-like behaviour in full-grown offspring in an animal model, according to a new study led by Duke-NUS Medical School.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
29 Apr 2019
The Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) (PolyU) organised an international forum, titled “Translational Research Forum on Sustainable Urban Development in the Greater Bay Area” on 26 and 27 April 2019
CYBATHLON Wheelchair Series Japan 2019
Springer Nature
29 Apr 2019
The CYBATHLON Wheelchair Series Japan 2019, a competition in which people with physical disabilities compete against each other to complete everyday tasks using the latest technical assistance systems, will take place on May 5, 2019 in Kawasaki, Japan.
Quantum memory
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
29 Apr 2019
A joint research team of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (HKUST) and The South China Normal University (SCNU) has set a new record of photonic quantum memory efficiency, pushing quantum computation a step closer to reality.
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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
29 Apr 2019
DGIST Senior Researcher Changsoon Choi’s team developed single-layer graphene based multifunctional transparent devices. Expected to be used in various devices such as electronics and skin-attachable devices with power generation and self-charging capability
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Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
29 Apr 2019
Scholars from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have invented a new method which could speed up the drug discovery process and lead to the production of higher quality medicinal drugs which are purer and have no side effects.
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Asia Research News
26 Apr 2019
Using advanced computer models, researchers at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) found that intercropping enables higher productivity in crops with less synthetic fertilizers and hence reduces the air pollutants being volatilized from the cropland soil.
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Asia Research News
26 Apr 2019
An international team of researchers has discovered a novel method that might verify the existence of a new hypothetical type of particle, namely ultralight bosons, by using observation of the gravitational waves emitted by a smaller black hole orbiting a larger black hole.
Asia Research News
26 Apr 2019
BDP Week 2019 in China enjoys unparralleled industry support and is known for generating knowledge, creating business opportunities, and bringing innovative ideas to the table.
Asia Research News
26 Apr 2019
We are looking for 20 innovators under the age of 35 who exemplify the spirit of innovation in technology and business.
Asia Research News
26 Apr 2019
Chinese AI titans such as Alibaba, Baidu, Horizon Robotics, Huawei & DiDi Chuxing will present at the show alongside international innovators from IBM, SambaNova Systems, Graphcore, Flex Logix, Synopsys and many more…
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
24 Apr 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) (PolyU) will present the "Outstanding Alumni Award 2019" to nine alumni in recognition of their distinguished professional accomplishments and significant contributions to the community and their alma mater. The award presentation ceremony will be held on 30 April 2019 (Tuesday).
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Duke-NUS Medical School
24 Apr 2019
Fruit fly studies reveal proteins that promote healthy nervous system development by preventing the reversal of nerve cell differentiation.
Asia Research News
24 Apr 2019
Biotech as the Next Growth Engine for Asia
Holographic Cube
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
24 Apr 2019
Tiny pinholes in a thin film could pave the way for more widespread applications for 3D holographic displays.
Cycad plants
Hokkaido University
23 Apr 2019
Cycad plant roots release signals into the soil that triggers the transformation of bacteria into its motile form, helping them move to the plant roots and establish a symbiotic partnership.
Asia Research News
21 Apr 2019
Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation awards travel grants to journalists to cover the 7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum - deadline May 20, 2019
Triplet Superconductivity Demonstrated Under High Pressure
Tohoku University
18 Apr 2019
Researchers in France and Japan have demonstrated a theoretical type of unconventional superconductivity in a uranium-based material, according to a study published in the journal Physical Review Letters.
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Hokkaido University
17 Apr 2019
A one-step method enables scalable and more environmentally friendly production of plant-derived plastic monomers, paving the way towards the mass production of a sustainable alternative to petroleum-based materials.
Neuron and Synapse-Mimetic Spintronics Devices Developed
Tohoku University
17 Apr 2019
A research group from Tohoku University has developed spintronics devices which are promising for future energy-efficient and adoptive computing systems, as they behave like neurons and synapses in the human brain.
Neuron Imaging
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
16 Apr 2019
Luminescing nanosized crystals are showing promise for peering deeply into body tissues, but first they need to be made safe.