News file for: Pakistan

ADB Ranks Japan & Korea As Asia’s Most Innovative

ADB Ranks Japan & Korea As Asia’s Most Innovative

Japan and Korea have come out tops in the new Creativity Productivity Index, which focuses on how countries turn creative inputs into innovative outputs.

China & Pakistan Sign Research MoU

China & Pakistan Sign Research MoU

China’s IMHE and the University of the Punjab will collaborate on research projects, scientific training and joint meetings.

Towards Gender Parity In Asian Science & Tech

Towards Gender Parity In Asian Science & Tech

Gender imbalances in science and technology participation throughout Asia are a missed opportunity to capture the potential of the best scientists, says Ms. Danièle A. Castle.

Improved Coverage Will Save Three Million Mums & Babies

Improved Coverage Will Save Three Million Mums & Babies

Increasing intervention coverage to 90 percent by 2025 will cost US$5.65 billion but save three million lives a year, according to a study.

IPCC Warns Of Greater Risk To Food & Water Security

IPCC Warns Of Greater Risk To Food & Water Security

The Fifth Assessment Report warns that climate change will threaten food and water security, especially for Asia.

Keeping Modern Myths And Conspiracy Theories At Bay

Keeping Modern Myths And Conspiracy Theories At Bay

Pseudoscientific practices and unfounded scare stories pull back South Asian nations from progress, says Nalaka Gunawardene.

Experts Discuss Latest In Hematology Research At Suntec Singapore

Experts Discuss Latest In Hematology Research At Suntec Singapore

Hematology experts gathered at Suntec Singapore from March 29-30, 2014 to discuss the latest in blood disorders research.

Vintage Venoms Lose None Of Their Bite

Vintage Venoms Lose None Of Their Bite

Venoms, which are a time-capsule of disappearing biodiversity, can be stored for up to 80 years and still remain biologically active.

Two Scientists Receive CAS International Cooperation Award

Two Scientists Receive CAS International Cooperation Award

Two scientists from Pakistan and US have received the CAS Award for International Cooperation for their contribution to scientific cooperation between CAS and the rest of the world.

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.