QS WOWNEWS (Issue No. 30) - page 1

MCI (P) 001/03/2018
AUGUST–OCTOBER 2018
A QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER FOR UNIVERSITIES BY QS ASIA
Beyond The Future
Creating the future female tech talent
ISSUE NO
30
The Art
of Neanderthals
Italy
– Artistic objects and artefacts from
our past tell us a lot more than we can
imagine...
Read more on
page 86
Researchers identify
new type of depression
Japan
– Depression is a mental disorder
that affects over 300 million people
globally...
Read more on page 62
Can plants beat cancer?
New stem cell culturing method
reduces carcinogenic risk
Read more on page 64
Patients learn to self-rehabilitate
through new AI system
Read more on page 79
South Africa
– A young scientist from the
University of Pretoria, Danielle Twilley
achieved international recognition for her
contribution to science with
her research on the use of
indigenous plants to treat
cancer...
Read more on page 80
Noise cancelling device by NTU EEE scientists halves noise
pollution through open windows
Singapore
– Researchers from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (NTU EEE) at
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore have developed a device that can reduce noise
pollution entering buildings through open windows...
Read more on page 58
Russia Federation
– A research team from NUST
MISIS and Pirogov Russian National Research
Medical University (RNRMU) has successfully
conducted preclinical trials of a new anticancer
drug...
Read more on page 36
NUST MISIS scientists develop
a capsule against cancer
“Intellectual growth should
commence at birth and cease
only at death”
Albert Einstein
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