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Million Dollar Shaw Prize Awarded To Six Scientists

Million Dollar Shaw Prize Awarded To Six Scientists

Six distinguished scientists have received the million dollar 2013 Shaw Prize for their breakthroughs in scientific research.

China’s Bird Flu Crisis Has Been Contained: UN Director-General

China’s Bird Flu Crisis Has Been Contained: UN Director-General

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.

Japanese Retailer Unveils World’s Smallest Remote-Controlled Helicopter

Japanese Retailer Unveils World’s Smallest Remote-Controlled Helicopter

The world’s smallest infrared remote-control helicopter will debut in June by an online Japanese retailer.

Non-Profit Online Learning Initiative, edX, Expands To Asia

Non-Profit Online Learning Initiative, edX, Expands To Asia

EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative founded at MIT and Harvard, has expanded to Asia with the addition of six Asian institutions.

India Develops First Indigenous Rotavirus Vaccine

India Develops First Indigenous Rotavirus Vaccine

The Government of India and Bharat Biotech have announced positive Phase III results from India’s first indigenous, low-priced rotavirus vaccine.

NTU Start-Up Builds Remote-Operated Water Treatment Plant In Vietnam

NTU Start-Up Builds Remote-Operated Water Treatment Plant In Vietnam

An NTU start-up, De.Mem Pte Ltd, successfully launched its first overseas water treatment plant in Vietnam this month.

Taiwan & Mexico Launch Astronomical Observation Project, TAOS-2

Taiwan & Mexico Launch Astronomical Observation Project, TAOS-2

A collaboration between Taiwan and Mexico aims to build a new observatory in California that will study the Solar System beyond Neptune.

Global Ranking Reveals Innovation Gap In Southeast Asia

Global Ranking Reveals Innovation Gap In Southeast Asia

A new report on global sustainable innovation and competitiveness raises concerns over the large gap that exists between various nations in the region.

China To Build Billion-Dollar Robot Industrial Base In Liaoning

China To Build Billion-Dollar Robot Industrial Base In Liaoning

A robot industrial base will be established in northeast China’s Liaoning Province, according to local officials.

Giant Pandas Receive Counselling After 7.0 Magnitude Sichuan Earthquake

Giant Pandas Receive Counselling After 7.0 Magnitude Sichuan Earthquake

A powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake that shook southwest China’s Sichuan province on April 21 has traumatized its giant panda population.