Taiwan Science & Tech

Latest news about science and technology from across Taiwan

Taiwan willing to share mobile technology to combat COVID-19 pandemic

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan has devised various mobile apps to help combat the COVID-19 coronavirus and is offering to share the technology...

Taiwan-made rapid test for COVID-19 may be available by year-end: NHRI

TAIPEI (CNA) — Two Taiwanese research institutes said Monday that they are likely to have a rapid diagnostic test for the COVID-19 coronavirus ready...

Research team finds key antibody against COVID-19

TAIPEI (CNA) — A group of researchers based in Taiwan and the United Kingdom have found a key antibody against COVID-19 that could be used...

Hydroxychloroquine not particularly useful for COVID-19: CECC

TAIPEI (CNA) — Treating COVID-19 patients in Taiwan with hydroxychloroquine, a drug commonly used to treat malaria, has not improved recovery times, the Central Epidemic...

Ex-HTC CEO to release world’s first social 5G VR headset

TAIPEI (CNA) — Former HTC CEO Peter Chou (周永明), who three years ago started his own social virtual reality company XRSpace, on Tuesday unveiled a...

Philippines to join Taiwan’s clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccine

MANILA (CNA) — The Philippines has decided to participate in clinical trials by Taiwanese and Chinese institutions aimed at developing vaccines against COVID-19, according to...

Taiwan and Stanford discussing project on safe international travel

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan is in talks with Stanford University to create a protocol for travelers that would help shorten the amount of time they...

Taiwan, Australia to team up on COVID-19 drug study

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwanese and Australian university researchers will work together on developing new drugs with potential efficacy against various viruses, including the SARS-CoV-2...

Foreign companies share resources to accelerate COVID-19 research

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's National Applied Research Laboratories (NARL) is teaming up with three international technology companies to provide Taiwanese researchers with resources to accelerate...

Mix of Western, Chinese medicine promising against COVID-19: Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) — Treatments that combine the use of Western and Chinese medicine have shown promising preliminary results in COVID-19 patients in Taiwan, the National...