Boosting Efficiency Of Solar Cells

South Korean researchers improve the power conversion efficiency of solar cells using an unconventional water-treatment method.

Tech That Gives Back

As natural disasters, climate change and health emergencies continue to affect communities in Asia, people and institutions turn to tech to provide help.

Asia’s HPC Scorecard

Emerging from the global pandemic, the vitality and dynamism of AsiaPacific’s supercomputing sector is almost palpable. From climate modeling to precision medicine, the frontiers of human knowledge are constantly being challenged—and this pursuit is not looking like it’s losing momentum any time soon.

Is Your Online Therapy Safe?

Online mental health services in Malaysia have boomed since the pandemic, but guidelines concerning patient security and data privacy need to be monitored.
Professor Cheong Sok Ching smiling directly at the camera. The Head of Research in the Head and Neck Cancer division of Cancer Research Malaysia, Cheong wants to show Malaysian scientists abroad that it is possible to conduct impactful research that benefits the public back in their homeland.

Asia’s Rising Scientist: Cheong Sok Ching

Professor Cheong Sok Ching is championing the battle against cancers that disproportionately affect Asians, and leading drug development research in Malaysia.

Language Models Running Wild

Language modeling is the task of predicting text and one of the hottest trends in AI right now. But it has deep flaws, quoting racism, sexism, misinformation and more—making substantial monitoring key to developing language models.

Web Of Lies

False, misleading and potentially harmful content can spread fast on social media, enabled by algorithms that thrive on engagement. Can big tech platforms cut through the noise?

Advancing Accessible ‘Green Science’ With Illumina’s NovaSeq™ X Series

Quicker, more powerful and more sustainable than its predecessors, the NovaSeq X series of sequencers is set to advance genome research and patient care in Asia.

How NFTs Are Changing The Art World

As the sale of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) proliferates in Asia, an ecosystem of organizations, tech developers, artists and curators try to ensure the space remains responsible, safe and inclusive.

Mahalingam Govindaraj Wins The Norman Borlaug Field Award

The award recognizes scientific contributions of Govindaraj, an Indian scientist, in developing biofortified crops