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2017.0117

Research finds pesticide impairs echolocation ability in bats

Taipei, Jan. 11 (CNA) In the wake of ongoing debate by experts, neonicotinoid pesticide, imidacloprid, has been proven a threat to the survival of bats in Taiwan after last year being confirmed as harmful to bees by the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States.
2017.0112

The Research Center for Conservation of Cultural Relics Repairs Art Works

When famous paintings gets old with age, they needed to be checked restored regularly. The Research Center for Conservation of Cultural Relics here at NTNU is like a health care center for art works, which is specialized in preserving the paintings that worn out because of time or other factors. The center has rescued paintings from Pablo Picasso, Renoir Pierre Auguste, the portrait of an ancestor of one of IPO company owners in Taiwan and other important manuscript owned by the government.
2016.1221

Research Find Possible Cure to Dialysis Patient

Taiwan is known as the "Kingdom of Dialysis for many years and the population of dialysis patient has surpassed 80,000 in 2015. The genetic disease Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease accounts for 5 to 10% among dialysis patients but there’s no cure for it. The project led by National Taiwan Normal University and National Applied Research Laboratories and National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) might provide a critical first step to cures for polycystic kidney disease or similar conditions, researchers said.
2016.1208

Dr. Joys Cheung Joins the Graduate Institute of Ethnomusicology

On November 10th of 2016, Dr. Joys Cheung received the 2016 Rulan Chao Pian Prize From Prof. Bell Yung at a 30 anniversary celebration event of ACMR.
2016.1129

Prof. Liao Ping Hui Talks about Chinese Travel Writing

Prof. Liao Ping Hui Talks about Chinese Travel Writing