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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.

300 Tons Of Radioactive Water Leak From TEPCO’s Fukushima Plant

300 Tons Of Radioactive Water Leak From TEPCO’s Fukushima Plant

Japan’s nuclear regulators have raised the severity level of a radioactive water leak at the Fukushima plant from one to three on an international scale.

Japanese Unis Dominate Shanghai Jiao Tong A-Pac Rankings

Japanese Unis Dominate Shanghai Jiao Tong A-Pac Rankings

Japanese universities continue to dominate the Asia-Pacific region in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities.

CAS Funds Five Centers To Study Climate & Green Technology

CAS Funds Five Centers To Study Climate & Green Technology

China has funded five centers to extend South-South ties and fund research into climate and green technology.

China, Japan, India Sign On To Revolutionary Astronomical Project

China, Japan, India Sign On To Revolutionary Astronomical Project

Members of the Thirty Meter Telescope project signed on Friday an agreement to collaborate on the development of a next-generation astronomical facility.

WHO Urges Action On Hepatitis Threat

WHO Urges Action On Hepatitis Threat

The World Health Organization has urged governments to act against the five hepatitis viruses that can cause severe liver infections.

China’s Second Largest Hydropower Plant Starts Operation

China’s Second Largest Hydropower Plant Starts Operation

China’s second-largest hydropower station officially started operation this month after a three-day test run.

China Successfully Launches Three Experimental Satellites

China Successfully Launches Three Experimental Satellites

China successfully launched three experimental satellites into space at 7:37 a.m. on Saturday.