Taiwan to send seeds into outer space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will send seeds from four endemic plant species into space in October as part of the "Space Seeds for Asian Future" project initiated by the Japan Aerospa...

Four new crab species discovered along S. Taiwan river

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese researcher Li Jheng-jhang (李政璋), a doctoral candidate at National Sun Yat-sen University, has discovered four new terrestrial crab species along a river in Taiwa...

Taiwan scientists find clues to how prehistoric birds survived mass extinction

Taiwanese researchers said Thursday (May 7) they have discovered features in the teeth of prehistoric birds that could offer clues to how they survived the mass extinction that wiped out dinosaurs 66 ...

Taiwan's NCKU research momentum remains despite coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread worldwide and lockdowns are extended, Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) is tapping into one of its...

Taiwan research team proposes alternative coronavirus cure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of researchers from the National Chung Hsing University (NCHU) has proposed an alternative method for developing a Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine to prevent ...

Taiwan research reveals gut bacteria as new hope for treating hair loss in men

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's top research institute found an anaerobic bacteria which can turn estrogens into androgens and vice versa, shedding light on future treatments for hair loss i...

Taiwan university introduces machine to prolong mask life

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A research team from the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST) has created a machine that can extend the use of face masks once the new semester beg...

Taiwan hopeful about self-producing COVID-19 treatment remdesivir

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) said Thursday (Feb. 20) that researchers have successfully recreated small compounds of antiviral treatment remdesi...

Japanese petition against China's unification of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) gathered on the streets of Tokyo Sunday (Jan. 19) to urge support for a petition against Chinese General Secretary Xi Jinping's (...

Taiwan GDP to grow 2.63% in 2020: TRI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to achieve a 2.63 percent GDP growth rate in 2020, up from the estimated 2.59 percent this year, according to a forecast by local think tank Taiwan Rese...

Good vibrations: Taiwan universities reveal ant and butterfly communication

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) and National Chung Hsing University (NCHU) announced Thursday (Dec. 12) their research teams have discovered a communication mecha...

Taiwan research sheds light on cure for spine-affecting arthritis

A study by Academia Sinica researchers and practicing physicians at local hospitals has discovered an enzyme that causes ankylosing spondylitis (AS), a type of arthritis characterized by pain and stif...

Columnist alleges conspiracy between Tsai and LSE to produce fake dissertation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The website Taiwan People News on Monday (Oct. 21) published an article promoting the incredible claim that President Tsai Ing-wen paid off officials at the London School ...

Taiwan talk show host issues 24-hour ultimatum for Tsai to admit Ph.D. 'fake'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On his program on Monday (Oct. 14), talk show host Dennis Peng (彭文正) announced that he was issuing a 24-hour "ultimatum" to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文...

Taiwan Research Institute sees 2.08 % GDP growth for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Amid the uncertainty caused by the trade war between the United States and China, the Taiwan Research Institute (TRI, 台綜院) is putting the country’s economic growth a...