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Kibo The Robot Chats With JAXA Astronaut In Outer Space

Kibo The Robot Chats With JAXA Astronaut In Outer Space

JAXA astronaut Koichi Wakata and Kirobo the robot have conducted the first conversation between a human and a robot in outer space.

NTU Hosts Bone Tissue Engineering Congress In Singapore

NTU Hosts Bone Tissue Engineering Congress In Singapore

Clinicians, scientists and engineers gathered at the Bone-tec conference in Singapore to discuss the latest in bone tissue engineering.

China’s Moon Rover Starts Exploring

China’s Moon Rover Starts Exploring

China’s Yutu moon rover has started exploring the surface of the moon, sending back the first photos it has taken on the moon.

Asian Countries Top Latest PISA Survey

Asian Countries Top Latest PISA Survey

Asian countries outperform the rest of the world in the latest PISA survey which evaluates the knowledge and skills of 15-year-olds.

China Launches Chang’e-3 Lunar Probe

China Launches Chang’e-3 Lunar Probe

China has launched its Chang’e-3 lunar probe mission which will land on the moon and deploy China’s first ever moon rover.

Global Study Shows Cancer Patients Lack Access To Pain Medicines

Global Study Shows Cancer Patients Lack Access To Pain Medicines

A global study reveals a pandemic of intolerable pain affecting billions, caused by over-regulation of pain medicines.

7 Must-Read Stories In November 2013

7 Must-Read Stories In November 2013

Seven interesting and captivating articles from the November 2013 issue of Asian Scientist Magazine.

Top Concerns For Asia: Mental Health, Obesity, NCDs

Top Concerns For Asia: Mental Health, Obesity, NCDs

Mental health, obesity and non-communicable diseases are top-priority goals for the region between 2015 and 2030, according to experts from nine Asian countries and Australia.

Depression-Linked Death And Disability Lowest In Japan

Depression-Linked Death And Disability Lowest In Japan

A study reveals that the rates of death and disability attributable to depression are highest in Afghanistan and lowest in Japan.

Typhoon Haiyan Hits Philippines, Instills Fear In Locals

Typhoon Haiyan Hits Philippines, Instills Fear In Locals

Aid agencies are bracing for the worst after Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, triggering landslides, heavy flooding and affecting tens of millions of people.