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World Heart Federation Urges Global Tobacco Reduction

World Heart Federation Urges Global Tobacco Reduction

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’s Mangalyaan Mission To Head To Mars In November 2013

India’s Mangalyaan Mission To Head To Mars In November 2013

India is all set for its maiden November 2013 launch, said top space official, Professor U. R. Rao of the Physical Research Laboratory.

Asian Institutions Rise In 2013/2014 QS World University Rankings

Asian Institutions Rise In 2013/2014 QS World University Rankings

The 2013/2014 Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings contains an impressive number of Asian institutions in the Top 50.

Kibo The Robot Says First Words In Outer Space [VIDEO]

Kibo The Robot Says First Words In Outer Space [VIDEO]

“On August 21, 2013, a robot took one small step toward a brighter future for all.” – Kirobo the Robot.

Chang’e-3 Will Finally Make Moon Landing

Chang’e-3 Will Finally Make Moon Landing

The Chang’e-3 mission, which is scheduled to be launched by the end of 2013, will see the lunar exploration orbiter’s first ever soft-landing on the moon.

17 Chinese Cities Join Smoke-Free Program

17 Chinese Cities Join Smoke-Free Program

17 Chinese cities have benefited from a program launched by the Emory Global Health Institute – China Tobacco Control Partnership to curb tobacco use.

NASA Photo Reveals New Round Of Indonesian Forest Fires

NASA Photo Reveals New Round Of Indonesian Forest Fires

NASA’s Terra satellite has captured an image of actively burning areas in Indonesia, indicating a fresh round of forest fires.

50,000 Kids To Get Self-Adjusting Eyeglasses

50,000 Kids To Get Self-Adjusting Eyeglasses

The Child ViSion project will begin handing out the first 50,000 pairs of self-adjusting glasses to help near-sighted teenagers in Asia.

Space Ginseng, Anyone?

Space Ginseng, Anyone?

Ginseng, a herb with a long history in traditional Chinese medicine, has made its first trip to space and back aboard the Shenzhou-10 spacecraft.

Asian Science Camp 2013 Kicks Off In Tsukuba, Japan

Asian Science Camp 2013 Kicks Off In Tsukuba, Japan

The Asian Science Camp 2013 is taking place this week in Tsukuba, Japan with 200 participants ranging from high school students to university undergraduates.