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Apr 16, 2020

First of its kind experiment uses diamond anvils to simulate the Earth’s core

In an effort to investigate conditions found at the Earth’s molten outer core, researchers successfully determined the density of liquid iron and sound propagation speed through it at extremely high pressures. They achieved this...

Apr 16, 2020

Scientists have been using fluorescence microscopy to study the inner workings of biological cells and organisms for decades. However, many of these platforms are often too slow to follow the biological action in 3D; and too damaging to the living biological specimens with strong light illumination.

Apr 08, 2020

A research team led by Professor Amos Tai, Associate Professor of the Earth System Science Programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), has successfully quantified and visualised the impact of Hong Kong air pollution especially ozone pollutant on plants and the environment. Although the experiment took...

Apr 06, 2020

Findings center around acute respiratory responses of school children

ATLANTA -- Chemical Insights, an Institute of Underwriters Laboratories, announced today the findings from its research collaboration with Duke University on the influence of outdoor and indoor air pollution on asthmatic children was...

Apr 03, 2020

Humans have long sought to create robots that look like us. In 1495, Leonardo Da Vinci created a mechanical knight and more recently Hollywood movies have imagined robots that can speak, walk, and act as if they were humans.

Recent technological advances are turning our imagination into reality, with robots...

Mar 24, 2020

The marine heatwave of 2016 was one of longest and hottest thermal anomalies recorded on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, influencing multiple species of marine ectotherms, including coral reef fishes.

Mar 24, 2020

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have found a way to turn pollen, one of the hardest materials in the plant kingdom, into a soft and flexible material, with the potential to serve as a ‘building block’ for the design of new categories of eco-friendly materials.

The...

Mar 24, 2020

The State Key Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases of the University of Hong Kong (the SKL) has partnered with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to rapidly develop a vaccine candidate against COVID-19.

Mar 20, 2020

A team of NUS researchers has achieved a major technological breakthrough by converting waste rubber tyres into super-light aerogels that have a wide range of applications. This is the first time that aerogels are made from waste rubber tyres. The new rubber aerogels demonstrate remarkable properties — they are...

Mar 17, 2020

The Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CU Medicine) analysed more than 300 specimens (including sputum, nasopharyngeal swabs, deep throat saliva, blood, urine and stool) from 14 Hong Kong patients confirmed with COVID-19 and discovered that the virus was detectable in the fecal samples of...

Mar 17, 2020

Scientists and engineers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the University of Leeds in the UK have created the first electrically-driven ‘topological’ laser, which has the ability to route light particles around corners - and to cope with defects in the manufacture of the device...

Mar 10, 2020

New study will generate insights in the development and progression of the disease in Asia, which could support the development of effective diagnostics and therapies.

Mar 04, 2020

HSINCHU, Taiwan -- Although unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) are commonly used in the fields such as communications and agriculture, their use is hampered by their small size and limited battery capacity.

Feb 13, 2020

A wave of innovations in IoT, 5G and AI has moved from the lab into the marketplace.

Feb 07, 2020

SINGAPORE, Feb. 7, 2020 -- TurtleTree Labs sets to showcase the world's first human breast milk using cell-based technology at their April 21, 2020 Future of Clean Milk launch. Coming off from a successful funding round, the team has brought on world class scientists like Jonathan Loh (Winner of World Technology...

Jan 28, 2020

Singaporean biotech start-up MiRXES, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Diagnostics Development (DxD) Hub of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) spearhead three initiatives to position Singapore as a global leader in translating microRNA research into clinical applications that will...

Jan 14, 2020

Crisdesalazine demonstrated significant improvement in cognition function in the primary outcome measure
Crisdesalazine demonstrated significant improvement in dementia in the secondary outcome measures

YONGIN, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GNT Pharma has successfully completed a Phase III clinical...

Jan 14, 2020

ANN ARBOR, Mich. & BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celsee, Inc., a leading provider of single-cell isolation technology, and Kindstar Global, the largest medical esoteric testing service group in China, today announced a purchase agreement to provide scientists at the Kindstar Laboratory System in China with Celsee’s...

Jan 07, 2020

Study showed that two metabolic enzymes in the proline metabolic pathway are potential targets to inhibit cancer cell growth, and offers new hope for effective liver cancer treatments

Jan 02, 2020

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On January 2nd, the Psomagen-Macrogen Consortium announced the acquisition of all key assets of US company uBiome. Through the move, Psomagen has become a key player in the microbiome sector, a promising next-generation bio healthcare industry, with a competitive advantage in the US...

Dec 26, 2019

An antioxidant found in the green tea plant could become key to tackling tuberculosis one day, a team of international scientists led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found.

Through laboratory investigations, the team led by NTU Professor Gerhard Grüber discovered how the...

Dec 25, 2019

Jan. 6th Press Conference Offers Sneak Peek of New AI Facial Recognition for Smart AIoT, AI Automotive Cockpit, Virtual Tour Camera, and EV Charging Station