Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Gabriel Lau

For fifty years, Professor Gabriel Lau has dedicated himself to understanding the forces behind climate change—a field that grows more advanced and more urgent each day.

Dreeming Up A Better Rested World

With their sleep monitoring technology, the sleep science pioneers at Dreem intend to leverage new telehealth trends that have emerged amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
thermoelectric tube, waste heat, electricity

The Power Of Waste Heat

Scientists from South Korea used 3D printing to develop thermoelectric inks, which helped design tubes that can convert waste heat into electricity.
crop production loss, ozone pollution

Ozone Pollution Threatens Asia’s Food Security

Ozone pollution has been linked with about US$63 billion in annual crop production losses, slashing wheat, rice and maize yield in East Asia.
bioink, 3D printing

Printing Organs On-Demand With Safe Bioink

Scientists from South Korea have created a novel bioink compatible with the human body, enabling complex yet safe 3D printing of tissues and organs.
satellite imaging, earth monitoring

Clearing Cloudy Satellite Signals For Better Earth Imaging

Scientists have devised a novel cloud screening method for satellite imaging, enabling accurate and high-resolution Earth monitoring.

Taking Charge With Wearables

As wearable health technology continues to advance, consumers are set to have more control over their health monitoring than ever before.
perovskite, memory device

A Flashy Trip Down Memory Lane

A novel memory device built by a Taiwan-Japan research team using perovskite material could enable seamless storage and high-speed data transfer.
microbiota, neurodegeneration

Brain Disorders Get A Gut Check

Certain gut bacteria promote degeneration of neurons causing medical conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, researchers from Hong Kong have found.
surgical site infections

Raising Awareness On Surgical Infections In Malaysia

Public education initiatives on surgical site infections could be the key to ensuring safe operations, empowering the public to take a more active role in their health.