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Aug 03, 2018

In the outpatient hall of Anhui Provincial Hospital of China, an artificial intelligent (AI) robot named “Xiao yi” is wandering around to assist doctors with making initial diagnosis for patients.

Artificial Intelligence Aided Diagnosis and Treatment Center, which is established jointly by Anhui Provincial...

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...

Aug 03, 2018

16 start-up companies formed by Professors, students or alumni of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) received the funding support from 2018/2019 Technology Startup Support Scheme for Universities @HKU (TSSSU@HKU) to commercialise their Research and Development results. The TSSSU@HKU Award Celebration Gathering was...

Aug 03, 2018

Conor, one of the nine international students who were admitted into the first ever Renewable Energy Summer School, has enjoyed his time at ZJU working with the researchers here.

"I came to this program to do research but also to learn a little bit about China. I've really enjoyed that. Different people in...

Jul 22, 2018

According to recent studies, 21% of children aged three and four have their own tablet. How is digital technology influencing modern childhood?

Jul 01, 2018

The HAVE, U Can Programme, funded by the University Grants Committee (UGC) to enhance university students’ holistic competencies, was successfully completed on June 8, 2018 (Friday).

Jul 01, 2018

With the support of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) today established a S$18 million research centre to enable Singapore’s maritime and port industries to develop innovative capabilities and enhance their...

Jul 01, 2018

On 7 March 2018, the Thai Ministry of Labour's "Committee to Consider the Operation of Foreign Private Organizations" granted permission to Kyoto University’s ASEAN Center in Bangkok to operate as a foreign non-governmental organization (NGO). The NGO certificate was presented 24 May by Ms Supapitchaya Ruengves,...

Jun 15, 2018

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Jun 13, 2018

TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced the launch of an online learning initiative called “Huayu 101”, a brand new online Mandarin learning material, at the end of May in Taipei, Taiwan.

Jun 10, 2018

Future robots need no motors HKU Engineering invents world’s first nickel-hydroxide actuating material that can be triggered by both light and electricity

To develop micro- and biomimetic-robots, artificial muscles and medical devices, actuating materials that can reversibly change their volume under various...

Jun 10, 2018

On May 28th, the three-day annual conference “Shanghai Forum 2018” held its closing ceremony at Fudan University. At the closing ceremony, each high-level round table gave a report on the current status and main conclusions of their talk. Park In-kook, president of the Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, and...

Jun 10, 2018

The apterous A gene also impacts dorsal wing eyespot patterns and sex-specific traits

Butterflies often display strikingly different colour or patterns on the dorsal (top) and ventral (bottom) sides of their wings. A study by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has revealed that the...

Jun 10, 2018

Unique hydrogel performs eight times better than commercial drying agents, blocks sunlight, conducts electricity and powers small devices

May 21, 2018

Sperm are highly specialized cells adapted to achieve a single goal: fertilize an egg. Along the road to fertilization sperm must embark on a lengthy journey to the female oviduct, avoiding several fatal stresses that occur when they pass through different physiological environments. However, the events that allow...

May 21, 2018

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) scientists have developed a robot that can autonomously assemble an IKEA chair without interruption.

Designed by Assistant Professor Pham Quang Cuong and his team from NTU’s School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, the robot comprises a 3D...

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...