Asian Scientist Magazine talks to the chancellor of the number one ranked university in the Philippines on science education in the UP system, his goals for 2012, and his lifelong passion: photonics research.
Lack of access to anti-retroviral therapy to treat HIV has left thousands of patients in Myanmar with deteriorating immunity and increased vulnerability to tuberculosis, say health workers.
Indonesia’s attempt to wean its population off rice has been hampered by a lack of viable alternative staples and cultural attachment to the grain, experts say.
Ian Musgrave, senior lecturer in Pharmacology at University of Adelaide, argues that complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) courses are useful, just not as vocational degrees.
With 60 percent of the world’s population, Asia has one of the largest concentrations globally of aging persons, creating a host of potential challenges, experts warn.
At a four-day space meet in Tirupati, top space scientists from the ISRO and PRL discussed India’s mission to Mars.
Asian Scientist Magazine chats with Arianespace’s ASEAN Director about Vega’s maiden launch, potential competition from U.S. start-up SpaceX, and the company’s plans for the Asian market.
Lack of access to reproductive healthcare in Myanmar has led to high rates of maternal deaths and unplanned pregnancies among the country’s displaced and refugee populations, say health experts.
India’s first spaceman chats with Asian Scientist Magazine in Pune, where he received the Suryadatta National Lifetime Achievement award for his historic 1984 Indo-Soviet space flight.
Prof. Desiree Qin of Michigan State University talks to Asian Scientist Magazine about her research on East-West styles of parenting and her thoughts on the ‘Tiger Mother’ controversy.