Taiwan Science & Tech

Latest news about science and technology from across Taiwan

Brilliant invention brings Taiwan flag on WHO website

TAIPEI (The China Post) — As COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide, many countries have reported soaring numbers of confirmed cases. Contrary to most countries,...

Taiwan bans 36 stomach ulcer medications due to cancer risks

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Thursday that the sale of 36 drugs for the treatment of stomach ulcers will...

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...

Taiwanese team finds key antibodies in COVID-19 patients

TAIPEI (CNA) — A Taiwanese research team has produced 25 human monoclonal antibodies based on antibody gene segments from three patients infected with the COVID-19...

Taiwan has antimalarial drug seen as possible COVID-19 treatment: CECC

TAIPEI (CNA) — Quinoline antimalarial drugs, which have recently been discussed as a possible treatment for the COVID-19 coronavirus, are produced in Taiwan and could...

Experts forecast COVID-19 vaccines to be available in Taiwan in late 2021

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan may be able to acquire between 200 to 300 doses of COVID-19 vaccines near the end of 2021 at...

Taiwan develops fast, accurate coronavirus test kit

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan researchers have developed a new nucleic acid test kit for the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease, and it can...

Taiwanese students bag design award for ‘color-changing’ stickers

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Three students from the National Taipei University of Technology (臺北科技大學) recently took home the “Best of the Year” award at...

Taiwan restricts use of pain drug tramadol after patient dies

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan on Monday imposed a ban on the use of the pain medication tramadol for patients with a certain respiratory problem, after...

Taiwan, Canada discuss joint efforts to fight COVID-19

TAIPEI (CNA) — Following discussions with the United States, the European Union and the Czech Republic, Academia Sinica, Taiwan's top research institute, recently held...