NASA’s Terra satellite has captured an image of actively burning areas in Indonesia, indicating a fresh round of forest fires.
The Child ViSion project will begin handing out the first 50,000 pairs of self-adjusting glasses to help near-sighted teenagers in Asia.
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.
The Asian Science Camp 2013 is taking place this week in Tsukuba, Japan with 200 participants ranging from high school students to university undergraduates.
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 universities continue to dominate the Asia-Pacific region in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities.
China has funded five centers to extend South-South ties and fund research into climate and green technology.
Members of the Thirty Meter Telescope project signed on Friday an agreement to collaborate on the development of a next-generation astronomical facility.
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 station officially started operation this month after a three-day test run.