Press releases

Asia Research News
01 Apr 2019
Show to tackle role of IoT, AI, blockchains, among others, in building smart cities
Asia Research News
01 Apr 2019
Taking place on the 10th and 11th of April, it is the region’s most comprehensive large-scale exhibition, with over 350 exhibitors and 400 speakers across the world showcasing the latest innovations in the payments and commerce industries.
Chinese medicine
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
29 Mar 2019
Authenticating Chinese traditional medicines could become quicker and easier.
 In vitro/in silico evaluations of binding affinities of perfluoroalkyl substances to Baikal seal PPARα
Ehime University
29 Mar 2019
New research found that some man-made chemicals bind more easily to a key protein receptor in Russia's Baikal seals than it does in humans, in part because of the physical structure of the chemical.
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Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
28 Mar 2019
A scholar from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) (HKBU) has developed a new series of games which can be used to train and test children’s reading, writing and word identification skills at an early age.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
28 Mar 2019
The Council of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) (PolyU) today announced the appointment of Professor Jin-Guang Teng, currently a Vice-President, Dean of Graduate School and Chair Professor of Southern University of Science and Technology, as its new President with effect from 1 July 2019.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
28 Mar 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) (PolyU) showcased the creativity and talents of 12 graduating students at the PolyU Intimate Fashion Show held earlier at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, Kowloon Bay.
ALMA’s view of the IRAS-07299 star-forming region and the massive binary system at its center.
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)
28 Mar 2019
Astronomers have found a molecular cloud that is collapsing to form two massive protostars that will eventually become a binary star system. This observations show that binary stars form together.
Jetlag
Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
28 Mar 2019
Researchers investigated existing drugs for molecules that affect circadian rhythms and found a known anti-aging supplement reduced jet lag in mice.
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Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
27 Mar 2019
A new model may help clinicians predict the possibility of death from severe dengue infection.
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
27 Mar 2019
The Department of Mechanical Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) (PolyU) has recently developed an electrostatically charged nanofiber filter with multiple separator layers, which can capture pollutant particles that are below 100 nm in diameter (covering the most common airborne nano-particles and viruses).
Artificial womb technology breaks its 4 minute mile
Tohoku University
27 Mar 2019
A major advancement in pioneering technology based around the use of an artificial womb to save extremely premature babies is being hailed as a medical and biotechnological breakthrough.
Functional MRI (fMRI)
Hokkaido University
26 Mar 2019
Researchers identify a part of the brain that helps execute cooperative tasks.
Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
26 Mar 2019
Based on the principles of traditional Chinese tangram games, with this new method teachers and parents can easily identify children with early visual processing difficulties. This will enable the provision of suitable support and training to children in need, while also enhancing their learning outcomes.
Asia Research News
26 Mar 2019
Accelerating Energy Transformation at Singapore International Energy Week 2019
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Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
26 Mar 2019
A transparent, flexible smartphone sensor also measures skin temperature and tactile pressure, which could combat fingerprint forgery and make mobile devices even more compact.
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National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
25 Mar 2019
Molecular nanowires can be used for many applications, from LED lights to medical devices.
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
25 Mar 2019
A lens developed by optometrists in Hong Kong can delay the progression of short-sightedness in children.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
25 Mar 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) (PolyU) showcased the creativity and talents of 12 graduating students at the PolyU Intimate Fashion Show held earlier at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, Kowloon Bay.
https://www.tohoku.ac.jp/en/press/all_solid_state_batteries.html
Tohoku University
25 Mar 2019
Scientists from Tohoku University and the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization have developed a new complex hydride lithium superionic conductor that could result in all-solid-state batteries with the highest energy density to date.
Asia Research News
25 Mar 2019
Stimulate the global phenomenon of rapid development of cities into the future
Asia Research News
23 Mar 2019
Activating collaboration of sustainable IoT solutions for commercial outcomes; Showcasing IoT integration solutions that address industry challenges; Spotlight on new approaches to e-commerce and logistics IoT solutions
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National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
22 Mar 2019
Stretchable devices could have a wide range of potential uses, from wearable health monitors to elastic solar cells to artificial skin.
Ocean salinity
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
22 Mar 2019
Ocean colour could serve as a reliable proxy for salinity, opening the door for more frequent and detailed measurements.
Tohoku University
22 Mar 2019
March 8 was International Women's Day, and Tohoku University has been holding special events aimed at promoting gender equality and diversity in academia.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
22 Mar 2019
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (HKUST) will build a new kind of camera using a new approach of quantum optics. The camera is set to help solve unanswered questions in astrophysics and cosmology, such as how light originates and varies around the black hole, in the hope of deciphering information emitted from there.
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Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
21 Mar 2019
Researchers at Universiti Teknologi MARA reported in the journal Medicine a rare case of hepatocellular carcinoma cells migrating from the liver and settling in the jawbone and shoulder blade of a 61-year-old man.
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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
21 Mar 2019
Scientists from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (HKUST) have recently uncovered the mechanisms of how RNA polymerase II performs intrinsic cleavage reaction to proofread RNA transcriptions, shedding light on how mis-regulation of accurate transcription can lead to diseases including cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
Hokkaido University
Hokkaido University
20 Mar 2019
The drugs aided retrieval of long-term object memories in both mice and humans.
Springer Nature
20 Mar 2019
The Nature Index 2019 Japan supplement shows that global research performance in Japan continues to fall, but the number of international research partnerships is increasing