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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...

Feb 03, 2018

Novel approach of light delivery suppresses tumour growth in regions deep in the body

A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a way to wirelessly deliver light into deep regions of the body to activate light-sensitive drugs for photodynamic therapy (PDT).

Feb 02, 2018

The 2nd Fudan-Zhongzhi Science Award ceremony and the 3rd Fudan Science and Innovation Forum was held in Shanghai on December 17th, which gathered worlds’ top scientists to discuss and exchange their views on the cutting-edge global technology and innovation trends.

Rainer Weiss, Kip Stephen Thorne and Barry...

Feb 01, 2018

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Jan 31, 2018

HONG KONG, Jan 31, 2018 - Dr Charles Chen Yidan, founder of the world's biggest education prize - the Yidan Prize, addressed leading global academics and educators on key issues facing the sector at the Yidan Prize Cambridge Conference on 29-30 January 2018. Also speaking alongside Dr Chen was one of the two...

Jan 31, 2018

Singapore, 29 January 2018 – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, has released its first-ever International Student Lifestyle Survey. Students from China and India were among 4000 students from 6 countries across 3 continents - including Italy, Spain, U.K., and U.S. - to provide insights about ways to...