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May 16, 2018

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and Chiaphua Industries Limited (CIL) officially establish the HKUST-CIL Joint Laboratory of Innovative Environmental Health Technologies today. The Joint Lab aims to nurture cutting-edge research in environmental health technologies to enhance the quality...

May 16, 2018

TEDx TohokuUniversity 2018 was held at Aobayama campus on April 8. With the theme of Blueprints, the event brought together students, faculty and local community members for a series of talks aimed at inspiring change.

"Here at Tohoku University, the ultimate goal has always been to build better communities...

May 16, 2018

Multilevel road networks such as flyovers and overpasses are built in large cities to solve traffic congestion. Instant correct identification of the road level that a vehicle is driving in a multilevel road network is important to make driving more pleasant, safer, and smarter.

May 15, 2018

NEW YORK, May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 11, 2018, Peking University's Guanghua School of Management hosted its fifth annual New York Forum at the New York Public Library in Manhattan. This year's Forum, themed "Investing in a Better World," brought together leading academics from China and the US to discuss...

May 05, 2018

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) researchers have developed a device that can reduce noise pollution entering buildings even while windows are wide open.

Designed to be mounted onto window grilles, the device could reduce up to 50 per cent of noise coming from nearby environments...

May 04, 2018

While most of us are trying our hardest to avoid the dreaded mosquito, Associate Professor Lok Shee Mei from the Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme at Duke-NUS Medical School runs right towards them.

The dengue virus expert’s interest lies in studying the structural changes the virus particles undergo...

May 04, 2018

A mobile application called Touchair, developed by a research team led by Prof. Huang Bo, Professor of the Department of Geography and Resource Management and Associate Director of the Institute of Space and Earth Information Science (ISEIS) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), could allow the general...

May 04, 2018

RGMa administration improves dexterity following spinal cord injury in monkeys

Spinal cord injury, or SCI, damages motor function and frequently leaves the patient paralyzed. A major reason is that the body cannot regenerate the lost neural connections.

In a report in Cerebral Cortex, Kyoto University...

Apr 11, 2018

A new compound shows promise for improving motor function recovery for stroke patients in combination with rehabilitation therapy. Human clinical trials for a new drug are underway.

YOKOHAMA - (ACN Newswire) - A team of Japanese researchers have developed a new compound that enhanced motor function recovery...

Mar 23, 2018

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) entered into a licensing arrangement with Vision Science and Technology Co. Ltd. (VST), a local start-up supported by HKSTP-PolyU Tech Incubation Fund (TIF) and PolyU Tech Launchpad Fund (TLF), for commercializing PolyU's Defocus Incorporated Soft Contact (DISC) lens for...

Mar 23, 2018

Transcranial direct current therapy positively impacts mobility and executive functions, Tel Aviv University researchers say

Walking presents many challenges for patients with Parkinson's disease. Among the most burdensome of these challenges is "freezing of gait," the sudden onset of immobility mid-step. It...

Mar 08, 2018

SUNWAY CITY, Malaysia, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Actuarial Science programme offered by Sunway University has recently been accredited by the Education Committee of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), United Kingdom.

Mar 08, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia School of Business's (ASB) innovative curriculum and Malaysia's experience in promoting an entrepreneurial ecosystem has led to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hanyang University of South Korea last Friday aimed at promoting further...

Mar 01, 2018

The study discovered that older people aged 55 and above with hearing loss are 2.3 times more likely to develop dementia

A local study on Singaporeans has revealed that people aged 55 and above with hearing loss are more likely to develop dementia. As more than 60 per cent of Singaporeans aged above 60 years...

Mar 01, 2018

The Skyways Project, a collaboration between NUS and global aerospace giant Airbus Helicopters (Airbus) which aims to develop an aerial drone delivery system for dense urban environments, showed off its steady progress on 8 February as a drone took to the skies at NUS, successfully completing its first flight...

Mar 01, 2018

The launch of the AI service and data center (AIS&D) on December 26, 2017 confirms the position of National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) as a leader in the field of artificial intelligence. This latest development is the most recent in a proud history: in 1934, the students of the Dept. of Mechanical...

Feb 24, 2018

SINGAPORE, Feb. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei, a global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, and Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) agreed to set up the first ICT Academy in Singapore as part of Huawei's global initiative to support ICT skills development.

The partnership places a...

Feb 19, 2018

Multilingualism is good for the economy, researchers have found. Countries that actively nurture different languages reap a range of rewards, from more successful exports to a more innovative workforce.

“Language matters on a large-scale national level and at the level of smaller businesses,” says Gabrielle...

Feb 12, 2018

An international multi-disciplinary research team led by scientists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has discovered for the first time a computational framework that could map out the fitness landscape of a crucial protein in the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), potentially paving...

Feb 12, 2018

Joint press release by Hokkaido University, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) and Kyoto University

Scientists successfully employed mutagenesis to identify the gene that causes hybrid sterility in rice, which is a major reproductive barrier between species.

Their...

Feb 09, 2018

It might be considered relatively smaller than book exhibitions held in other major Asian cities, yet given its dedication and vitality in the promotion of reading, international experience exchanging, and forums of the publishing industry, TIBE deserves to be titled as the most multi-featured international book...

Feb 03, 2018

New nanomesh structure lets skin breathe, prevents inflammation

A hypoallergenic electronic sensor can be worn on the skin continuously for a week without discomfort, and is so light and thin that users forget they even have it on, says a group of researchers at the University of Tokyo and their...