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Aug 25, 2017

Tohoku University's TOKYO ELECTRON House of Creativity once again hosted the Tohoku-Japan regional qualifiers for the prestigious Falling Walls Lab competition. Twenty-five participants took part this year, vying for the chance to pitch their innovative research ideas at the event final in Berlin in November.

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Aug 24, 2017

The team formed by NTU students Hsien-Che Chen (陳先哲) and Shun-Chi Chang (張舜棋) won the top prize in the 17th Macronix Golden Silicon Awards: The Semiconductor Design and Application Competition organized by the Macronix Education Foundation. As the most influential semiconductor competition for university and...

Aug 23, 2017

SMU’s international mooters have marked the end of the AY2016-2017 moot season with nothing less than a gold!

Final year law undergraduates Jolyn Khoo, Darren Ng Zheng Qiang, R Saravanan, Claudia Tan and Jonathan Tan Wei Xiang were crowned champions of the 2017 Asian Law Students' Association (ALSA)...

Aug 23, 2017

The Equator Initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has recently selected the Sustainable Lai Chi Wo programme (the Programme) – led by the Policy for Sustainability Lab of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) – as the first and the only selected case from Hong...

Aug 22, 2017

Breast Cancer is one type of cancer with the largest incidence. Chemotherapy is often performed for breast cancer treatment. However, chemotherapy has several weaknesses including the incomplete healing, thus causing drug resistance due to the high metabolism of cancer cells. It is characterized by the high level...

Aug 22, 2017

The ceremony to celebrate the 72nd Indonesia’s Independence Day at UGM was marked by the Indonesian traditional costumes show. The ceremony was held at Balairung UGM on Thursday (17/8) and it was attended by UGM academic community.

Hundreds of UGM academic community wore Indonesian traditional clothes from...

Aug 18, 2017

On the evening of July 2nd, the University Immersion Program 2017 was kicked off at the gymnasium of Jiang’an Campus, Sichuan University.

Aug 18, 2017

As robot industry soars, the world has observed a tense competition driven by demand for fundamental technologies. Recently a flexible robot hand developed independently by the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) received an award of “Best in Manipulation” in RoboCup 2017, for its capability to...

Aug 17, 2017

The One University One Village (1U1V) team, led by Prof. Edward NG, Yao Ling Sun Professor of Architecture at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), has built a prototype house for an aged couple in Yunnan to provide villagers a safe, economical, comfortable, and sustainable post-quake reconstruction strategy...

Aug 16, 2017

Low back pain (LBP) is the world’s most disabling condition, affecting up to 80% of the population. Such pain is associated with tremendous socioeconomic and health-care consequences. For the past 30 years, the “conventional” T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been broadly used to diagnose LBP;...

Aug 16, 2017

Converting forests to agriculture not economically viable in most regions except the Atlantic Forest, areas around the Gulf of Guinea, and Thailand

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has recently completed a global study on the trade-offs between the benefits provided by...