We catch up with Dr. Sania Nishtar who was recently a panelist at the 2012 Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Tokyo, Japan.
China is taking a relook at its human organ transplant policies, reports the Bulletin of the World Health Organization.
The renaming of TWAS reflects changes in development. But it must ensure that its original priorities are maintained, says David Dickson.
There are simply not enough women taking up careers in science, writes Zaria Gorvett, and inequalities in the hiring process, career progression, and salary may be to blame.
Australian universities will not be able to produce graduates fluent in Asian languages without a massive funding boost and a rethink of the curriculum, says a senior university executive.
The Australia in the Asian Century White Paper underlines the increasing importance of India for Australia, write two professors from the University of Adelaide,
Australia’s “Frozen Zoo” – the only facility of its kind on the continent – is facing funding difficulties, writes Professor Ian Gunn, its co-founder.
The future of innovation is in Asia, says Mr. Scott Anthony, Innosight Asia-Pacific Managing Director, at the TechVenture 2012 Summit earlier this month.
Muslim countries must alter their stance on the social sciences if they are to use technology to its full potential, says Athar Osama.
Those who experience the Asian Flush syndrome are at a greater risk of developing esophageal cancer, writes David Tan, and governments across Asia need to educate people about this.