The world’s oldest living man, Jiroemon Kimura, died early Wednesday morning in Kyoto, Japan. He was 116 years old.
The QS University Rankings: Asia 2013 rankings was released this week by Quacquarelli Symonds.
Scientists say that tunneling for India’s neutrino lab – the biggest underground particle physics laboratory in the world – will not trigger quakes in the Western Ghats.
Radiation exposure from the Fukushima nuclear accident is unlikely to result in future health problems, according to a new scientific report by the UN.
A new joint research center between Australia and China will address water resources management issues faced by both countries.
The Indian Space Research Organization inaugurated this week a new ground station for its Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System.
Six distinguished scientists have received the million dollar 2013 Shaw Prize for their breakthroughs in scientific research.
The immediate threat from the H7N9 avian influenza virus is over, said WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan at the 66th World Health Assembly in Geneva.
The world’s smallest infrared remote-control helicopter will debut in June by an online Japanese retailer.
EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative founded at MIT and Harvard, has expanded to Asia with the addition of six Asian institutions.