News file for: Bangladesh
Are the large sums of money invested into building prestigious space programs diverting funding from key areas such as health and education?
The Elsevier Foundation, OWSD and TWAS have opened their call for nominations for the 2014 Elsevier Foundation Awards.
On International Women’s Day this year (March 8), The United Nations Population Fund focuses the spotlight on the problem of child marriages.
Educating children and women is essential to mainstreaming science in South Asia, writes T. V. Padma.
Following alarming reports about the discovery of high arsenic levels in rice sold in the US market, experts have reassured consumers that rice is safe to eat.
South Asian scientists agreed to set up a regional network to foster science collaboration on common challenges at a summit held in India last week.
An innovative building material from Bangladesh that could be used to construct cheap shelters has won the top prize in an innovation competition.
A new study reports a global ‘sleeplessness epidemic’ affecting an estimated 150 million people across the developing world.
Six individuals across Asia will receive Asia’s premier prize, the 2012 Ramon Magsaysay Award, announced the Foundation on Thursday.
A new study reports that the 2009 pandemic H1N1 flu may have killed as many as half a million people around the world – much higher than the official 18,500 figure.