Interesting and captivating articles of the month from the September 2013 issue of Asian Scientist Magazine.
Leading Asian universities are steadily catching up with their UK and US counterparts, says Phil Baty, rankings editor of Times Higher Education.
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.
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 and Japan are partnering on a $100 million fund to seed green energy products and businesses in Southeast Asia.
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.