Nanyang Technological University

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Name: Nanyang Technological University
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Let the Nantah spirit and name live on in NTU

SINGAPORE - The issue of whether to rename Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Nanyang University (Nantah) has been debated in recent weeks.At the launch of his book charting the history of the Nanyang Technological Institute (NTI), NTU's immediate ... [Published Asiaone - 11 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Our S'pace

TNP PHOTO: CHOO CHWEE HUAIt took six years before Professor Low Kay Soon delivered his "baby".Now, the director of the Satellite and Research Centre in Nanyang Technological University is proud to say his "baby" has travelled nearly 700 million km orbiting ... [Published Electric New Paper - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore University invests in medical and bio-printing research

Nanyang Technological UniversityA new collaboration between the National Dental Centre Singapore (NDSC) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) aims to increase innovation in dental and bio-medical engineering by researching and teaching how 3D printing ... [Published Universities News - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore wants a say in how things 'talk' to one another

SINGAPORE - One day, driverless cars that can avoid traffic jams and home appliances that can be controlled with a smartphone from the office could become a reality here. But there are many different standards regarding their use.So, a committee is being ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

China allowing WWII suits against Japanese firms

The Straits TimesPublication Date : 24-04-2014China is allowing a growing number of its citizens to sue Japan and its firms for their actions during World War II, opening a new front of contention that is set to further sour relations between the two ... [Published Asia News Network - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

Budding student scientists impress Nobel laureate

THEY may be teenagers, but their science projects ranged from studying a gene linked to bipolar disorder to creating a new material that could help Singapore save energy.Yesterday, eight students were lauded by 2009 Chemistry Nobel Prize laureate Ada ... [Published Biotech Singapore - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

Mantis shrimp's 'armed' power

SINGAPORE - The future of medical devices such as hip implants and prosthetic limbs, and even body armour, could literally lie in the arms of a tiny sea creature. Researchers in Singapore have found out why the tiny mantis shrimp is able to strike its ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Hongkonger wanted for top Qianhai post

In a bid to strengthen the economic cooperation with the SAR, the Shenzhen government is planning to set up a senior post designated for a Hongkonger, Nanfang Daily reported yesterday.The deputy head will be tasked with overseeing operations of Hong Kong ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Temasek Polytechnic students learn more about analytics through Qlik Academic Programme

Software company Qlik announced today that Temasek Polytechnic (TP) is the latest institution to join the Qlik Academic Programme, which offers free QlikView licenses, training and resources to colleges and universities worldwide.According to its media ... [Published CIO-Asia - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Characterization of Proapoptotic Compounds from the Bark of Garcinia oblongifolia

† Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong‡ State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy ... [Published Journal of Natural Products - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Kunming, China, Shanghai
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

S'pore satellite takes 8,000 photos on mission

, the X-SAT has travelled 700 million km while orbiting Earth more than 15,000 times.It has survived hazardous radiation, solar storms and more than 30 near-collisions with debris.But its grand tour is far from over.The satellite, developed by Nanyang ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Mixed results in private giving to Asia varsities

PRIVATE giving to higher education helps finance a university's operating budget and reduce future costs for the government and taxpayers. Unfortunately, the results are mixed for universities in Asia that are racing to emulate the success of their US ... [Published Business Times Singapore - Apr 22 2014]

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"Paraxylene is an aromatic compound; usually you find it in the air. Fortunately, our body can dispose of this compound pretty easily, so it does not accumulate in our body under normal situation. On the other hand, all these toxic effect to our body all depends on the duration of the exposure, in additional to the concentration. If I have a chronic exposure, over time you are exposed to paraxylene, the effect may be not negligible." Chen said
...They partnered with a team working to raise awareness on street safety and the condition of street lights. "They were doing flashmobs and awareness campaigns. We collected data from the people on areas where they knew streetlights were a problem. We went to these places and clicked pictures as well. The aggregate data was presented to the mayor then allocated resources (around Rs two crore) to install those streetlights. All this was done within two months" says Banka
..." Here, according to the abstract, "an optical transmitter and receiver with monolithically-integrated photonic devices and circuits are demonstrated together for the first time in a commercial 45 nm SOI [silicon-on-insulator] process, without any process changes. The transmitter features an interleaved-junction carrier-depletion ring modulator and operates at 3.5 Gbit/s with an 8 dB extinction ratio and combined circuit and device energy cost of 70 fJ/bit. The optical receiver connects to an integrated SiGe detector designed for 1180 nm wavelength and performs at 2.5 Gbit/s with 15 μA sensitivity and energy cost of 220 fJ/bit."
This is "to help contribute to the international... work, and safeguard and advance our interest in Singapore" , said the IDA spokesman

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Singapore ensures safety in paraxylene production [Published CNTV - 8 hours ago]
Let the Nantah spirit and name live on in NTU [Published Asiaone - 11 hours ago]
Proteomics Based Identification of Cell Migrati... [Published PLoS medicine - 12 hours ago]
With data from grassroots, young guns expose go... [Published Times of India - 13 hours ago]
2014 VLSI Symposia to delve into CMOS silicon-p... [Published OptoIQ - 14 hours ago]
Our S'pace [Published Electric New Paper - 14 hours ago]
Gang Sheng Chen Named SAE International Fellow [Published Automotive Engineering Online - 15 hours ago]
Public-Private Partnership - the way forward fo... [Published Monetary Authority of Singapore - 17 hours ago]
Singapore University invests in medical and bio... [Published Universities News - Apr 24 2014]
Singapore wants a say in how things 'talk' to o... [Published Asiaone - Apr 24 2014]
China allowing WWII suits against Japanese firms [Published Asia News Network - Apr 24 2014]
Budding student scientists impress Nobel laureate [Published Biotech Singapore - Apr 24 2014]
Singapore's NTU, National Dental Centre seal de... [Published Enterprise Innovation - Apr 24 2014]
Mantis shrimp's 'armed' power [Published Asiaone - Apr 24 2014]
Renewable Energy : New Renewable Energy Finding... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 23 2014]
Red Hat Honors Outstanding Open Source Advancem... [Published IPress - Apr 23 2014]
Use gestures to drive a wheelchair [Published Yahoo! India - Apr 23 2014]
From complainers to cops [Published The Hindu - Apr 23 2014]
From Singapore to Argentina, Cities Get Serious... [Published Triple Pundit - Apr 23 2014]
Temasek Polytechnic students learn more about a... [Published CIO-Asia - Apr 23 2014]
Characterization of Proapoptotic Compounds fro... [Published Journal of Natural Products - Apr 23 2014]
S'pore satellite takes 8,000 photos on mission [Published Asiaone - Apr 23 2014]
Mixed results in private giving to Asia varsities [Published Business Times Singapore - Apr 22 2014]
Hongkonger wanted for top Qianhai post [Published Hong Kong Standard - Apr 22 2014]
Aftermath Of Indonesia’s Legislative Elections:... [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 22 2014]
Reports: Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 22 2014]
World: Networked Resilience: Moving the Asia-Pa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]
Cyberwars on the Korean Peninsula [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 22 2014]
Asia Student Supercomputer Challenge Emphasizes... [Published HPC Wire - Apr 22 2014]
Indonesia poll uncertainty fuels unease across ... [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 22 2014]
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World: Networked Resilience: Moving the Asia-Pa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]
Source: Nanyang Technological Univ.Country: World By Gianna Gayle Amul and Alistair D.B. Cook Synopsis As the United Nations moves towards cementing a Post-2015 agenda with the Sustainable Development Goals, how can Asia-Pacific states best achieve ...
YouthSpark #WeSpeakCode Profile: Kanika Agarwal [Published TechNet Blogs - Apr 17 2014]
As part of the Asia Pacific Week of Code , 21-27 April 2014, we are highlighting YouthSpark stars in Asia Pacific who have learned to code and have found success in school, competitions and career by understanding this language. We hope their stories ...
Professor emerita Joan Jonas to represent US at... [Published MIT News feed - Apr 16 2014]
Artist and MIT professor emerita Joan Jonas will represent the United States at the La Biennale di Venezia 56th International Art Exhibition, the world’s most prestigious contemporary art event. Jonas is a pioneering figure in performance art and ...
ADVICE NEEDED! Biomedical Science @ University ... [Published New Media Medicine - Apr 14 2014]
Hi all,I am a student in Singapore who have recently completed her diploma in psychology studies. As my goal is to be a doctor, I have applied to universities locally in my country and have received offers to study the following:1) Psychology in National ...
World: Disaster Risk Governance: Strengthening ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 07 2014]
Source: Nanyang Technological Univ.Country: World By Jonatan A. Lassa Synopsis The increasing use of disaster risk governance today suggests that there is a deeper problem with how disasters are being managed. It does not mean governments have been ...
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La 6a. edición del "World Entrepreneurship Foru... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 15 2013]
La sexta edición del "World Entrepreneurship Fo... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 15 2013]
Die 6. Ausgabe des "World Entrepreneurship Foru... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 15 2013]
Una revolución empresarial para el beneficio de... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 07 2013]
O primeiro Fórum Mundial de Empreendedorismo Ru... [Published PR Newswire - Jul 12 2013]
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