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Coral reefs in Taiwan waters suffer mass bleaching

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The coral reefs in waters around Taiwan have suffered the worst bleaching in history, with one-third of them dying as a result, according to researchers. During a press...

Beetles can tell us much about human biodiversity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the United States continues to grapple with the social unrest and political division triggered by racial inequality, it would seem physical characteristics still influe...

Ancient DNA reveals Guam ancestors migrated from Taiwan, Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An international team of archaeologists has traced the origins of Guam's first inhabitants to Taiwan and the Philippines based on DNA samples collected on the U.S. ter...

Fungi have unexpected role to play in fight against climate change: Taiwanese researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Planting more trees seems like a logical way of counteracting climate change, as forests facilitate carbon sequestration, the process of capturing and storing atmospheric ...

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...

Taiwanese researcher rebuilds ancient ecology through fish fossils

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For modern researchers, fossils are gateways to the ancient world. They provide direct evidence of animal traits and serve as powerful indicators of changes in the global ...

Taiwanese researcher reveals insights into China's propaganda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The propaganda of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) lies at the heart of the party’s unshakable position within China. Created to brainwash its people into worshi...

Coronavirus could be unkillable: top Taiwanese researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academia Sinica, Taiwan's top research institution, on Monday (Feb. 3) warned that the Wuhan coronavirus could easily make a strong comeback next year even if it tempo...

KMT support among Taiwan businesspeople in China may be dwindling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese businesspeople based in China are a “diminishing force” in terms of support for the Kuomintang (KMT), according to a report in Hong Kong’s Sout...

'Blue tears' not toxic: Taiwan researcher

Fluorescent blue sparkles, dubbed "blue tears," that glow around Taiwan's offshore Matsu Islands are not caused by toxic algae and a sign of environmental deterioration, a Taiwanese rese...

Taiwanese researcher creates world's first genetic mapping for orchids to boost production

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Clean-look and high-end orchids have been the most popular houseplant among the top-notch or luxury hotels around the world. A Taiwan government-funded research agency has succe...

Taiwan animal expert praises hygiene practices at Vietnamese hog farms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese animal expert said he was impressed by the Vietnamese hog-farming industry for its adoption of good hygiene practices, saying its low-waste hog farms can effec...

Taiwanese entrepreneur selected as 'young global leader'

Taipei, March 16 (CNA) A Taiwanese researcher and entrepreneur credited with founding one of the most innovative companies in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been named among 121 young g...

5 female winners announced for Gro Brundtland Award

Taipei, Feb. 26 (CNA) Five female winners, including one Taiwanese researcher, were announced Friday for the Gro Brundtland Award, established by its namesake, the first recipient of the Tang Prize in...