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South Korea’s Only Astronaut Quits Space Program South Korea’s Only Astronaut Quits Space Program
  • August 18th, 2014
  • South Korea’s first and only astronaut has resigned from her position at the Korea Aerospace Research Institute.

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South Korea’s Only Astronaut Quits Space Program

South Korea’s Only Astronaut Quits Space Program

South Korea’s first and only astronaut has resigned from her position at the Korea Aerospace Research Institute.

Yao & Han Win Achievement In Asia Award

Yao & Han Win Achievement In Asia Award

Yao Wang and Han Yilong have been awarded the Robert T. Poe Prize for their contributions to the physics of spin and materials physics respectively.

7 Must-Read Stories In July 2014

7 Must-Read Stories In July 2014

A round-up of our top stories in July 2014; spanning ancient fossils to cosmic rays and the most high profile retraction in recent years.

Better Science Communication In Asia

Better Science Communication In Asia

Uniquely positioned as both scientifically qualified and media savvy, Asian Scientist Intelligence helps science and technology organizations capture new opportunities in Asia.

Rainbow Fish Takes On Challenger Deep

Rainbow Fish Takes On Challenger Deep

China’s Rainbow Fish submersible has been designed to reach depths of 11,000 m, allowing it to explore the deepest known part of the ocean, Challenger Deep.

Wan Yue First Singaporean To Win Branco Weiss Fellowship

Wan Yue First Singaporean To Win Branco Weiss Fellowship

Dr. Wan Yue has been awarded the Branco Weiss Fellowship for her work using RNA to tackle antimicrobial resistance.

Andrew Nee Awarded 2014 SME Gold Medal

Andrew Nee Awarded 2014 SME Gold Medal

In recognition for his contributions to manufacturing technologies, NUS’ Professor Andrew Nee has been awarded the 2014 SME Gold Medal.

Singapore Joins Human Frontier Science Program

Singapore Joins Human Frontier Science Program

Singaporean scientists can now compete for grants, postdoctoral fellowships and career development awards under HFSP funding programs.

Nikhil Srivastava Awarded 2014 George Pólya Prize

Nikhil Srivastava Awarded 2014 George Pólya Prize

Nikhil Srivastava has won this year’s George Pólya Prize for solving a 50 year old mathematical problem.

Clinician-Researcher Iain Tan Wins 2014 Singapore Youth Award

Clinician-Researcher Iain Tan Wins 2014 Singapore Youth Award

In recognition of his contributions to cancer research in both the clinic and the lab, Dr. Iain Tan has been awarded the 2014 Singapore Youth Award.