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Mar 24, 2020

The marine heatwave of 2016 was one of longest and hottest thermal anomalies recorded on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, influencing multiple species of marine ectotherms, including coral reef fishes.

Mar 24, 2020

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have found a way to turn pollen, one of the hardest materials in the plant kingdom, into a soft and flexible material, with the potential to serve as a ‘building block’ for the design of new categories of eco-friendly materials.

The...

Mar 24, 2020

The State Key Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases of the University of Hong Kong (the SKL) has partnered with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to rapidly develop a vaccine candidate against COVID-19.

Mar 20, 2020

A team of NUS researchers has achieved a major technological breakthrough by converting waste rubber tyres into super-light aerogels that have a wide range of applications. This is the first time that aerogels are made from waste rubber tyres. The new rubber aerogels demonstrate remarkable properties — they are...

Mar 17, 2020

The Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CU Medicine) analysed more than 300 specimens (including sputum, nasopharyngeal swabs, deep throat saliva, blood, urine and stool) from 14 Hong Kong patients confirmed with COVID-19 and discovered that the virus was detectable in the fecal samples of...

Mar 17, 2020

Scientists and engineers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the University of Leeds in the UK have created the first electrically-driven ‘topological’ laser, which has the ability to route light particles around corners - and to cope with defects in the manufacture of the device...

Mar 10, 2020

New study will generate insights in the development and progression of the disease in Asia, which could support the development of effective diagnostics and therapies.

Mar 04, 2020

HSINCHU, Taiwan -- Although unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) are commonly used in the fields such as communications and agriculture, their use is hampered by their small size and limited battery capacity.

Feb 13, 2020

A wave of innovations in IoT, 5G and AI has moved from the lab into the marketplace.

Feb 07, 2020

SINGAPORE, Feb. 7, 2020 -- TurtleTree Labs sets to showcase the world's first human breast milk using cell-based technology at their April 21, 2020 Future of Clean Milk launch. Coming off from a successful funding round, the team has brought on world class scientists like Jonathan Loh (Winner of World Technology...

Jan 28, 2020

Singaporean biotech start-up MiRXES, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Diagnostics Development (DxD) Hub of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) spearhead three initiatives to position Singapore as a global leader in translating microRNA research into clinical applications that will...

Jan 14, 2020

Crisdesalazine demonstrated significant improvement in cognition function in the primary outcome measure
Crisdesalazine demonstrated significant improvement in dementia in the secondary outcome measures

YONGIN, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GNT Pharma has successfully completed a Phase III clinical...

Jan 14, 2020

ANN ARBOR, Mich. & BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celsee, Inc., a leading provider of single-cell isolation technology, and Kindstar Global, the largest medical esoteric testing service group in China, today announced a purchase agreement to provide scientists at the Kindstar Laboratory System in China with Celsee’s...

Jan 07, 2020

Study showed that two metabolic enzymes in the proline metabolic pathway are potential targets to inhibit cancer cell growth, and offers new hope for effective liver cancer treatments

Jan 02, 2020

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On January 2nd, the Psomagen-Macrogen Consortium announced the acquisition of all key assets of US company uBiome. Through the move, Psomagen has become a key player in the microbiome sector, a promising next-generation bio healthcare industry, with a competitive advantage in the US...

Dec 26, 2019

An antioxidant found in the green tea plant could become key to tackling tuberculosis one day, a team of international scientists led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found.

Through laboratory investigations, the team led by NTU Professor Gerhard Grüber discovered how the...

Dec 25, 2019

Jan. 6th Press Conference Offers Sneak Peek of New AI Facial Recognition for Smart AIoT, AI Automotive Cockpit, Virtual Tour Camera, and EV Charging Station

Dec 16, 2019

An international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found that microorganisms living in the gut may alter the ageing process, which could lead to the development of food-based treatment to slow it down.

All living organisms, including human beings, coexist...

Dec 15, 2019

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SpeQtral announced today that it has taken over operations of the SpooQy-1 nanosatellite on behalf of the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at the National University of Singapore.

SpooQy-1 is a shoebox-sized, 3U CubeSat hosting a quantum payload developed at CQT. It was...

Dec 11, 2019

TOKYO --( ASIA TODAY )-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) has developed a simple, highly accurate cancer detection technology that utilizes microRNA(Note 1) in blood. With a unique electrochemical microRNA detection technology, the company confirmed to comprehensively distinguish between healthy individuals and...

Dec 08, 2019

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore’s (NTU Singapore) Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), in partnership with National Healthcare Group (NHG) and National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), is launching Singapore’s first brain bank.

Hosted at LKCMedicine, the brain bank aims to be a research...

Nov 12, 2019

Indonesia plans to build its first spaceport in Biak, Papua, with the purpose of launching test rockets, the country’s National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) has confirmed.

“We will build [the spaceport] just like LAPAN’s rocket launch site we have in South Garut [West Java]. However, it will be...