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Scholars at NTNU Contribute to Findings of the Magnetic Fields at the Edge of M87’s Supermassive Black Hole

A new milestone made by black hole researchers! Scholars at the Department of Physics are part of the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration team. Since its first black hole photo shot two years ago, they image magnetic fields at the edge of M87’s supermassive black hole.

Children spend too much time using gadgets: NTNU

WRONG FOCUS? Elementary-school students have little free time, but exercise significantly less than children in the US or what the WHO recommends, a study found By Rachel Lin and William Hetherington / Staff reporter, with staff writer

Taipei university opens Gao Xingjian Center, exhibition

National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) yesterday opened the Gao Xingjian Center (高行健資料中心) in Taipei, and launched an exhibition and a book showcasing the works of the Nobel laureate.

A Blow to Know Your Blood Sugar Level

Blood sugar test is necessary for diabetes patients at home. With the use of needles, invasive procedures are stressful to patients. As the diet has changed throughout the year, the number of diabetes patients has been rising year by year. More people suffer from this disease at an early age. Now there are around 2 million diabetes patients in Taiwan with an increase of 25,000 patients each year.

Team of NTNU Received 17th National Innovation Award

National Innovation Awards are considered the most representative benchmark in gauging and evaluating research & development capacity as well as innovation capability of healthcare institutions and enterprises in the field of biotechnology in Taiwan. The awarding ceremony was held on December 1st. The AIoT team led by Prof. Chieh Jen Jie at the Graduate Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering has implemented the spectroscopy technology on quality inspection along with AloT. It only takes 3 seconds to detect whether orchids are infected with viruses, and spectroscopy can also be used to analyze the maturation of meat. In the future, it can be used to detect fruit quality, coffee bean flavor, etc. Therefore, their research result was given the 17th National Innovation Awards.