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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...

Nov 11, 2019

$918,000 Awards Honor University of Rochester Chemist Ching Tang, Princeton Astrophysicist James Gunn, Théâtre du Soleil Founder Ariane Mnouchkine

KYOTO, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In an elaborate ceremony before approximately 1,500 guests here yesterday, the Inamori Foundation presented its 35th Annual Kyoto...

Nov 06, 2019

Thales is greatly honored to sign a strategic Cooperation Agreement with Peking University and Ecole Polytechnique for future cooperation on scientific research.

This agreement aims to promote trilateral R&D and joint facility collaborations in areas such as high energy, high density and laser physics....

Nov 06, 2019

A scientific study of African populations discovers that the beta-amyloid gene is associated with an increased risk of the most common form of glaucoma

Nov 06, 2019

• Researchers at IMH, Duke-NUS and A*STAR have developed an advanced brain-computer interface technology that harnesses machine learning to personalise brain-training for children with ADHD.
• Partnering local tech start-up, Neeuro, the researchers are rolling out a pilot home-based intervention programme for...

Oct 29, 2019

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a device that can identify a wide range of airborne gases and chemicals instantly.

The new prototype device is portable and suitable for rapid deployment by agencies to identify airborne hazards, such as from tiny gas...

Oct 29, 2019

Members of the NUS research community were among those celebrated at the most recent President’s Science and Technology Awards (PSTA), held on 17 October. The highest honours given to research scientists and engineers in Singapore, PSTA celebrates individuals and groups whose work have resulted in significant...

Oct 29, 2019

Bian Liming discovers new forms of hydrogels

Humans are 70% water—but why doesn’t the liquid evaporate or flow away? By studying how the human body, and the natural world, retains that water in a functioning structure, a CUHK biomedical engineer has established promising new implant materials to deliver...

Oct 17, 2019

Singapore --( ASIA TODAY )-- Two teams and an individual have been awarded this year’s President’s Science and Technology Awards [1] (PSTA), the highest honours bestowed upon research scientists and engineers in Singapore whose work have resulted in significant scientific, technological or economic benefits for the...

Oct 11, 2019
  • The new partnership will combine the research and development ingenuity of BJ Bioscience with the state-of-art biologics manufacturing set up of CMAB
  • CMAB will provide full development and manufacturing services for BJ Bioscience's BJ-005 bi-functional antibody
  • BJ-005 is planned to enter...
  • Oct 10, 2019

    Singapore, October 10, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Singapore scientists from NanoBio Lab (NBL) of A*STAR have developed a novel approach to prepare next-generation lithium-sulfur cathodes, which simplifies the typically time-consuming and complicated process for producing them. This represents a promising step towards...

    Oct 08, 2019

    SINGAPORE --( ASIA TODAY )-- A*STAR researchers have developed an AI chip design platform that has the potential to transform the multibillion-dollar global integrated circuit (IC) design industry by accelerating design optimisation, reducing IC design turnaround time, and improving productivity significantly by...

    Sep 26, 2019

    Studies on a novel protein that helps cancer cells to grow and spread may help in the development of more efficient therapies for liver cancer

    SINGAPORE, 26 SEPTEMBER 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Scientists from A*STAR’s Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), in collaboration with researchers from Lee...

    Sep 24, 2019

    HONG KONG, Sept. 24, 2019 -- The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has developed a new class of antibiotic drug candidates which has high potential to be developed into a new generation of antibiotics fighting against multi-drug resistant superbugs including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA...

    Sep 19, 2019

    The microorganisms living in the intestines could help with muscle growth and function, opening new doors to interventions for age-related skeletal muscle loss, an international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found.

    Sep 19, 2019

    The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has successfully introduced a new genome sequencing technique for prenatal invasive genetic diagnosis. It offers enhanced sensitivity and accuracy of diagnosing lethal and severe congenital...

    Sep 08, 2019

    Brain structure and function have always been one of the important subjects in life science research. 3D microscopic imaging of brain structure is the basic method to understand how the brain works, yet the traditional 2D slice imaging technology makes brain structure reconstruction and analysis a tedious task....

    Sep 01, 2019

    A study led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has revealed the effects of the stress of parenting in the brains of both mothers and their children.

    The researchers analysed the brain activity of 31 pairs of mother and child from Singapore while they were watching children’s...

    Sep 01, 2019

    Kim Jungsik, President of Dae Duck Electronics, made a 50 billion won donation to SNU, his alma mater. The funds will be used to build the SNU counterpart of the new MIT College of Computing, which will serve as an interdisciplinary hub for research in AI and related fields.

    Aug 25, 2019

    S$38 million research facility aims to be a premier, global, one-stop hub for research and translation to clinical testing through biochemical innovation and techniques