President of the Royal Society Sir Paul Nurse gave a lecture at the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences during his first official visit to China.
“Playfulness is an absolute key component for real discovery,” said Nobel Laureate Sir Tim Hunt at a new exhibition that showcases ingenious sketches by 50 Laureates.
At the Tobacco End Game conference in New Delhi, The World Heart Federation called on countries worldwide to set a target year to end tobacco use in their populations.
India is all set for its maiden November 2013 launch, said top space official, Professor U. R. Rao of the Physical Research Laboratory.
The 2013/2014 Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings contains an impressive number of Asian institutions in the Top 50.
“On August 21, 2013, a robot took one small step toward a brighter future for all.” – Kirobo the Robot.
The Chang’e-3 mission, which is scheduled to be launched by the end of 2013, will see the lunar exploration orbiter’s first ever soft-landing on the moon.
17 Chinese cities have benefited from a program launched by the Emory Global Health Institute – China Tobacco Control Partnership to curb tobacco use.
NASA’s Terra satellite has captured an image of actively burning areas in Indonesia, indicating a fresh round of forest fires.
The Child ViSion project will begin handing out the first 50,000 pairs of self-adjusting glasses to help near-sighted teenagers in Asia.