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Spectacle lens designed by PolyU slows myopic progression by 60%
18-April-2018

A specially designed spectacle lens developed by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) was found to have slowed down myopia progress by 60% in participating children, and 21.5% of them had their myopic progression halted completely. This lens will be launched in summer this year.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Technology
 
Building crystals on a very hot surface
18-April-2018

An innovative chemical reactor for depositing semiconductors at very high temperatures draws on the strength of Saudi Arabia’s chemical industry.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
Revisiting existing drugs finds molecules that control body clocks
18-April-2018
 
Global first determination of crystal structure of gastric proton pump
17-April-2018

Nagoya University-centered researchers first in world to determine crystal structure of gastric proton pump responsible for gastric acid secretion.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University Category: Medicine
 
Infertility mechanism in males identified [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
16-April-2018

Large doses of a sperm protein that is ineffective in infertile males can be injected directly into eggs to kick-start fertilization, giving couples hope of conceiving.

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Contact: Abdel Magid Hamouda Institution: Qatar University Category: Medicine
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