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2015.1110

Asia Options Rates MTC as the Best Language Center in Taiwan

Asia Options, an online platform that connects Australia’s future leaders with opportunities to engage with Asia, echoed with the Chinese language learning policy of the Australian government and launched a review on Mandarin Learning Center in Asia. Overall, the prestigious Mandarin Training Center of NTNU was rated 8.9 out of 10 and earned the title of the best mandarin leaning center in Taiwan.
2015.1006

Visiting Professor Yang Peidong Receives MacArthur ‘Genius Award’

UC Berkeley chemist Yang Peidong who is also a Visiting Professor at NTNU has been named a MacArthur “genius” Fellow for his effort trying to capture carbon dioxide from the air and turn it into a sustainable transportation fuel. Yang will stay in NTNU from this January to next December doing research in the Department of Chemistry. He was invited to be the speaker of the forum of Recent Progress on Nanomaterials Research held by the Department of Chemistry this June.
2015.0902

NTNU Discloses the Secret of El Niño-Typhoon Relationship

According to previous studies, when El Niño happens, typhoons of the West Pacific will originate from the East whose warmer water can get typhoons started. Also, due to further distance from the land, it’s reasonable that during El Niño, typhoons of larger scales will occur. However, the data shows that during El Niño, the intensity of typhoons is the same as in non- El Niño conditions. Scholars has found the negative process of typhoon during El Niño and disclosed the development of typhoon intensity. The article has been published on the July issue of Nature-Scientific Reports.
2015.0415

Taiwan team unveils new blood test for Alzheimer’s

A research team from Taiwan recently introduced a low-risk blood screening technique capable of detecting the early onset of Alzheimer’s disease in five hours with an accuracy rate of 85 percent.
2013.0710

U of Tsukuba and NTNU hope for closer academic exchanges

The vice president of Japan's University of Tsukuba, Michiyoshi Ae, took some time away from the ongoing Biomechanics Seminar to talk about enhancing cooperation with National Taiwan Normal University.