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May 23, 2017

HONG KONG - A joint research led by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has assembled the 1.64 gigabytes genome of a deep-sea mussel, which is roughly equivalent to 50% of the size of human genome. This is the first decoded genome among all deep-sea...

May 07, 2017

A research team at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has achieved a ground-breaking advancement in materials research by successfully developing the first-ever supra-nano magnesium alloy.

The new advanced material is 10 times stronger than conventional crystalline magnesium alloy and has super-deformation...

Apr 20, 2017

SINGAPORE - Nearly 400,000 plant species provide our planet with the nutritious food, fiber, fresh air, and medicine we need to survive, but it is estimated that roughly one-fifth of those are at risk of extinction due to environmental threats. On this 47th anniversary of Earth Day, CropLife Asia and the region's...

Apr 13, 2017

A new Tel Aviv University study finds that the disruptive behavior of an individual child does not encourage similar behavior in their brothers and sisters.

Apr 13, 2017

An innovative robotic system that can clean building exteriors using water jets or give new coats of paint is now ready to serve customers in Singapore.

It is co-developed by local pioneer in automated controls and biometric contactless systems ELID Technology International and Nanyang Technological...

Feb 24, 2017

Tsukuba, Japan - Researchers in India and Japan have developed an improved method for using graphene-based transistors to detect disease-causing genes.

Graphene field-effect transistors (GFETs) can detect harmful genes through DNA hybridization, which occurs when a 'probe DNA' combines, or hybridizes, with...

Jan 22, 2017

Professor Shi Yong and his team, for the first time in human history, detected carbon monoxide (CO) gas in extremely-metal-poor galaxies and thus provided evidence for the existence of molecular gas in these galaxies, reported the international journal Nature Communications on December 9, 2016 (see:...

Dec 29, 2016

This unique capability suggests potential of using sand blocks as cheaper, lighter and greener alternatives to enhance critical infrastructure protection

Dec 14, 2016

13 December 2016 – The United Nations announced today at a meeting of the world’s top agricultural scientists, that in order to achieve world’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of defeating hunger and poverty by 2030, governments and the private sector must increase commitment to agricultural science and...

Dec 12, 2016

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and Singapore, December 13, 2016 – Atreca, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on developing novel therapeutics based on a deep understanding of the human immune response, and the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), a research institute under Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and...

Oct 31, 2016

Tsukuba, Japan - Nanoparticles are particles that are smaller than 100 nanometers. They are typically obtained from metals and, because of their tiny size, have unique properties that make them useful for biomedical applications. However, without treatment to make their surfaces biologically inert, their...

Oct 30, 2016

TAIPEI, Taiwan, October 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TaiGen Biotechnology Co., Ltd. ("TaiGen") announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, TaiGen Biopharmaceuticals Co. (Beijing), Ltd. has signed an agreement with YiChang HEC ChangJiang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd ("HEC") to establish a new company ("Newco") in...

Oct 13, 2016

Multinational study aims to help would-be mothers give their children the best start to life through nutritional intervention

In July, the first Singapore baby was born in a novel clinical study, which could help mothers optimise their nutritional health, starting even before pregnancy. In Singapore’s fight...

Oct 06, 2016

Study advances understanding of stomach cancer progression and could lead to new therapeutic targets and improved clinical outcomes

SINGAPORE – Scientists have uncovered a new class of master control elements in stomach cancer called “super-enhancers”, which control critical cancer genes and proteins...

Sep 17, 2016

HYDERABAD, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY) today announced that it has expanded its strategic collaboration with Amgen, one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, to market and distribute three of Amgen’s medicines in India in the...

Sep 06, 2016

BANGALORE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Syngene International, one of Asia’s largest R&D focused contract research organization, today announced the establishment in Bangalore, India, of an integrated, multi-disciplinary drug discovery and development center for Amgen, Inc. This center, named Syngene Amgen Research...

Aug 06, 2016

Researchers at the University of Tokyo used MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) technology to produce spherical vesicles (asymmetric giant lipid vesicles/liposomes) surrounded by a membrane that, like the membrane of our cells, has an inner and outer layer composed of different phospholipids. In contrast to...

Jun 26, 2016

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the newly built Institute of Chemical Biology and Nanomedicine of Hunan University on May 27 morning, marking its official putting into operation.


Jun 13, 2016

This is the last of an article based on an interview with Hokkaido University Professor Yukihiro Takahashi, director of the Space Mission Center, about the university’s involvement in the development of low-cost, high-performance microsatellites.

When two undersecretaries of the Philippine Department of...

Jun 05, 2016

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is leading a multi-disciplinary team comprising engineers, computer scientists, environmental scientists and ecologists from various universities and institutions, to study the mechanism of debris flow in efforts to mitigate the risks and damage of...

Jun 03, 2016

Finding by researchers at the Genome Institute of Singapore has potential to significantly influence future epigenome base studies

SINGAPORE – Scientists from A*STAR’s Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) have discovered the unique functions of a specific type of histone modification [1], which may prove...

Jun 01, 2016

SEOUL - BioConnect and Suprema, today announce Suprema's launch of the BioConnect Identity Platform. Developed by BioConnect, Suprema's long-standing strategic partner in North America, the BioConnect Identity Platform provides an integration of Suprema's biometric solutions with majority of the leading access...