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Stradivarius violins’ distinctive sound uncovered

Taiwan – A study conducted by a team of National Taiwan University (NTU) chemists hoping to elucidate the secret behind the beautiful tones produced by Stradivarius […]

Ultrasensitive biosensor for early detection of dengue

Malaysia – Management and Science University (MSU) adds a new accolade to its growing list. The 2016 award of Best in Education for Leadership and Human […]

TMU alumnus wins global award for cancer breakthrough; pharmaceutical companies chagrined

Taiwan – Dr Kelvin Tsai is used to acclaim – a press release about his most recent paper inspired some twenty news stories published around the […]

IIT Madras faculty file patent for surgical robot

India – Surgical robots are increasingly being used in India in recent years. However, the benefit of this technology is extremely limited at present, as this […]

CityU develops the world’s strongest magnesium alloy

Hong Kong – The world’s first-ever supra-nano magnesium alloy developed by a team at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) could be used for a new […]

HKUST develops novel air purification technology

Hong Kong – Researchers at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have developed an air purification system that removes up to 99.999% of […]

Novel millimetre-wave technology could make future vehicles much safer

Japan – Hiroshima University and Mie Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited (MIFS) have announced the development of a low-power millimetre-wave amplifier that feeds on 0.5 V power supply […]

Chung-Ang celebrates centennial year with former US vice president

South Korea – Former US Vice President Al Gore, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, paid a visit to Chung-Ang University (CAU) on 1 […]

Team Manipal discovers a new mitochondrial genetic disease

India – The department of medical genetics at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal (a constituent college of Manipal University), led by Dr Girish Katta, has discovered a […]

Branding the Humanities in Asia

By Pieter E Stek The Humanities in Asia The humanities are “luxuries that employment-minded students can ill afford” (The New York Times, June 19, 2016). This […]