7 Must-Read Stories In January 2017

Solar cells, supercomputers and scientists—stories that captured your imagination in the first month of 2017.

AsianScientist (Feb. 1, 2017) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in January 2017.

  1. Asia’s Rising Scientists: Fatehah Mohd Omar
    The road to success often involves hardship, but young researchers should think out of the box for creative solutions, says Dr. Fatehah Mohd Omar.
  2. The Next Supercomputing Superpower – Chinese Technology Comes Of Age
    The most powerful supercomputer in the world uses China’s home-grown technology. Could the country also be the first to build an exascale computer?
  3. Local Winds Brought Radioactive Materials From Fukushima To Tokyo
    Nocturnal local winds carried radioactive material from Fukushima to Tokyo following the 2011 Fukushimia Daiichi nuclear accident./li>

  4. Why Perovskite Solar Cells Are Intrinsically Unstable
    Iodine-based perovskite solar cells are relatively cheaper and more efficient than conventional solar cells but their stability might pose a problem.
  5. Personality Traits For A Successful Career In Science
    Life as a scientist is tough, but some of us are just born to do it. Think you’ve got what it takes?
  6. An Exemplary Engineer – The Extraordinary Life Of Gordon Bell
    A bona fide pioneer of high performance computing, Professor Gordon Bell nonetheless sees himself first and foremost as an engineer.
  7. Lack Of Sleep Linked To Gestational Diabetes
    Pregnant mums, try to make sure you get enough sleep. Less than six hours a day has been linked to an increased risk of developing diabetes.

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