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7 Must-Read Stories In October 2013

7 Must-Read Stories In October 2013

Seven interesting and captivating articles from the October 2013 issue of Asian Scientist Magazine.

China Reports First H7N9 Human Infection Since August

China Reports First H7N9 Human Infection Since August

A new laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with the H7N9 virus has been reported in east China’s Zhejiang Province.

India To Delay Mars Orbiter Mission By One Week

India To Delay Mars Orbiter Mission By One Week

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission, scheduled for launch on October 28, has been delayed by one week.

US Astronomers Skip NASA Meeting To Protest China Exclusion

US Astronomers Skip NASA Meeting To Protest China Exclusion

Several prominent astronomers have decided to boycott a NASA conference in November after six Chinese researchers were barred from attending.

7 Must-Read Stories In September 2013

7 Must-Read Stories In September 2013

Interesting and captivating articles of the month from the September 2013 issue of Asian Scientist Magazine.

Phil Baty: Power Shift From West To East In THE World Uni Rankings

Phil Baty: Power Shift From West To East In THE World Uni Rankings

Leading Asian universities are steadily catching up with their UK and US counterparts, says Phil Baty, rankings editor of Times Higher Education.

Thomson Reuters Reveals 2013 Nobel Laureate Predictions

Thomson Reuters Reveals 2013 Nobel Laureate Predictions

Thomson Reuters announced today its 2013 “Nobel class” Citation Laureates, which includes the teams that predicted the Higgs boson particle and developed modular click chemistry.

Technopreneurs In Singapore To Receive $50 Million Boost

Technopreneurs In Singapore To Receive $50 Million Boost

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean announced today a $50 million investment by the government into early stage tech start-ups based in Singapore.

Malaysia & Japan Launch $100 Million Clean Tech Fund

Malaysia & Japan Launch $100 Million Clean Tech Fund

Malaysia and Japan are partnering on a $100 million fund to seed green energy products and businesses in Southeast Asia.

Royal Society President Sir Paul Nurse Visits Chinese Academy Of Sciences

Royal Society President Sir Paul Nurse Visits Chinese Academy Of Sciences

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.