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Stem Cell Breakthrough Called Into Question

Stem Cell Breakthrough Called Into Question

A startling new finding that acid treatment can create stem cells has come under intense scrutiny by the scientific community.

India Needs Grassroots Innovations, Say Scientists

India Needs Grassroots Innovations, Say Scientists

Grassroots innovations could help India’s economic development, scientists say.

NSF Reports US Lead In R&D Shrinking, Trails Asia

NSF Reports US Lead In R&D Shrinking, Trails Asia

The United States’ leadership in science and technology was chipped away by Asian nations during the last decade, according to a new NSF report.

7 Must-Read Stories In January 2014

7 Must-Read Stories In January 2014

Here are seven must-read stories from the January 2014 issue of Asian Scientist Magazine.

Happy Chinese New Year 2014!

Happy Chinese New Year 2014!

The Asian Scientist Magazine team wishes our readers a happy and prosperous Chinese New Year!

China’s Top Science News From 2013

China’s Top Science News From 2013

The Chinese Academies of Sciences and Engineering have selected the top 10 domestic and international science news stories from 2013.

Cardiologists Gather At Suntec Singapore For AsiaPCR/SingLIVE 2014

Cardiologists Gather At Suntec Singapore For AsiaPCR/SingLIVE 2014

Hundreds of cardiologists gathered at AsiaPCR/SingLIVE 2014, a three-day medical conference covering the latest in interventional cardiology.

Singapore To Host 18 Eminent Researchers At Young Scientists Summit

Singapore To Host 18 Eminent Researchers At Young Scientists Summit

13 Nobel laureates and winners of the Millennium Technology Prize, Fields Medal and IEEE Medal of Honor will mentor and inspire 350 young scientists at the Global Young Scientists Summit 2014.

Study: Tripling Tobacco Taxes Could Prevent 200m Premature Deaths

Study: Tripling Tobacco Taxes Could Prevent 200m Premature Deaths

Tripling tobacco tax globally would prevent 200 million premature deaths this century from lung cancer and other diseases, researchers say.

NEJM: Asia’s Share Of Global R&D Expenditure Rises

NEJM: Asia’s Share Of Global R&D Expenditure Rises

A new report in the New England Journal of Medicine reveals that Asia’s share of R&D spending grew from 18 percent to 24 percent from 2007 to 2012.