Five Beautiful Quotes from Asian Scientists (VIDEO)

From waxing lyrical about the hope of life, to boldly lauding the potential of the Asian market, who knew scientists could be such poets?

AsianScientist (Jul. 12, 2016) – Since Asian Scientist was launched in 2011, the magazine has had a wonderful run of interviews with pioneers and rising stars from Asia’s science and technology sector. Here, we bring you five original quotes from Asian scientists that are both beautiful and profound.

Featured are: Ariff Bongso, an in vitro fertilization research pioneer in Singapore; Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, chairman of Indian biotech company Biocon Limited; Mahar Lagmay, executive director of Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment Hazards) in the Philippines; Shinya Yamanaka, Japanese Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine; and Zhang Feng, China-born pioneer of optogenetics and CRISPR gene editing.


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Claudia is a Communications major at Nanyang Technological University. When she was 13, she got a scar on her knee from falling down and swore never again to chase after a bus. She now spends her days doing safer things like reading, writing and practising Taekwondo.

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