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Jun 24, 2019

Fostering research development in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Jun 09, 2019

An international and multidisciplinary research team led by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) was recently granted a research fund of HK$91.85 million by the University Grants Committee (UGC). Under the leadership of Prof. Charles NG Wang-Wai (HKUST Associate Vice-President for Research and...

Jun 09, 2019

In collaboration with University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley), Dr Kevin Tsia, Associate Professor of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Programme Director of Biomedical Engineering Programme at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) was awarded a funding of over US$2 million from the BRAIN...

Jun 03, 2019

Our gut bacteria are powerful - it's time to start listening

Diabetes, obesity, hypertension and depression persist as pervasive ailments of modern society. The health assumptions we draw seem to push us, almost instinctively, toward the pill cabinet. Prof. Paul K.S. Chan, Associate Director of the Centre...

Jun 03, 2019

Launching of the First Asian Society for Engineering Education

After a full year’s preparation, the Asian Society for Engineering Education (AsiaSEE) was officially launched and a launching ceremony was held at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) on May 8, 2019.

Jun 01, 2019

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) have launched a new Waste-to-Energy Research Facility that turns municipal solid waste from the NTU campus into electricity and resources. Its opening marks a step closer towards Singapore’s vision of becoming a...

May 30, 2019

Promoting precision medicine business with in-house assets and collaboration with external venture partner

May 26, 2019

A team from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the National University Health System (NUHS) has developed a self-inflating weight management capsule that could be used to treat obese patients.

May 26, 2019

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed the capability to 3D print an unfurnished bathroom in less than a day.

After printing, the bathroom is furnished with toilet fittings to become a pre-fabricated unit, ready for use in construction projects. Its...

May 26, 2019

• Around 3 billion people worldwide currently drink or smoke - new research could help in both the prevention and treatment of alcohol and nicotine substance abuse.

• In new research the areas of the brain that are different in those who smoke and those who drink have been identified: the tendency to drink...

May 23, 2019

Singapore, 23 May 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Singapore-based researchers have discovered a possible solution to impede the evolution of bacteria into superbugs that are resistant to drugs and therefore harder to kill. Building on a decade’s work on antimicrobial technologies, the multidisciplinary team from Institute...

May 23, 2019

Singapore, 23 May 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Researchers from Singapore have designed the world’s first ‘molecular swing’ to transport electrolytes across cell membranes. In a recent paper1, the scientists from NanoBio Lab (NBL) and Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology of the Agency for Science, Technology...

May 21, 2019

Data Supports Continued Dose Escalation and Further Investigation in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (mRCC)

Apr 10, 2019

April 10, 2019 08:00 PM Hong Kong Time - AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synaffix B.V., a Dutch biotechnology company exclusively focused on continued advancement of its clinical-stage antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology for the development of best-in-class ADCs, announces that it has entered into a license...

Mar 29, 2019

GUANGZHOU, China, March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Online pre-registration is now open for the 28th China (Guangzhou) International Health Industry Expo (IHE China) - China's authoritative B2B fair for the health industry. From 26 – 28 June 2019, IHE China will be held at China Import and Export Fair Complex,...

Dec 29, 2018

Peking University, November 29, 2018: The Peking University Berggruen Research Center Launching Ceremony was held in Peking University Education Foundation on December 19. Amidst the leapfrog development of science and technology in recent years, the Center was set up at a timely moment when intellectuals and...

Nov 15, 2018

IES launches Chartered Technicians and Technologists Certification Programme to recognise ITE and polytechnic graduates

The official opening ceremony of the 36th Conference of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (CAFEO 36) took place today with Mr. Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister and...

Sep 02, 2018

Aircraft that can take off and land directly without the need for a runway – such as helicopters and quadcopters – are attractive for personal, commercial and military applications as they require less physical space and infrastructure compared to traditional fixed wing planes. A team from the National University...

Sep 02, 2018

Tiny balls of nano-sized cellulose fibres added to food reduced fat absorption by up to half in laboratory and animal experiments, report scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Harvard University, United States.

This discovery could aid in the global battle against...

Aug 03, 2018

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has recently carried out several strategic projects, including the National Energy Program and the Circular Materials Program, to achieve energy conservation and carbon mitigation. A research team from the NTU Department of Chemical Engineering has collaborated on these...