JAXA astronaut Koichi Wakata and Kirobo the robot have conducted the first conversation between a human and a robot in outer space.
Clinicians, scientists and engineers gathered at the Bone-tec conference in Singapore to discuss the latest in bone tissue engineering.
China’s Yutu moon rover has started exploring the surface of the moon, sending back the first photos it has taken on the moon.
Asian countries outperform the rest of the world in the latest PISA survey which evaluates the knowledge and skills of 15-year-olds.
China has launched its Chang’e-3 lunar probe mission which will land on the moon and deploy China’s first ever moon rover.
A global study reveals a pandemic of intolerable pain affecting billions, caused by over-regulation of pain medicines.
Seven interesting and captivating articles from the November 2013 issue of Asian Scientist Magazine.
Mental health, obesity and non-communicable diseases are top-priority goals for the region between 2015 and 2030, according to experts from nine Asian countries and Australia.
A study reveals that the rates of death and disability attributable to depression are highest in Afghanistan and lowest in Japan.
Aid agencies are bracing for the worst after Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, triggering landslides, heavy flooding and affecting tens of millions of people.