7 Must-Read Stories In February 2019

February 2019 also saw dynamic shifts in scientific leadership and business, but quantum computers and quantum communication dominated the conversation.

AsianScientist (Mar. 5, 2019) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in February 2019.

  1. Quantum Computers On The Horizon

    There’s still a long way to go before they go mainstream, but quantum computers are firmly in the realm of reality and not science fiction, says IBM’s Dr. Christine Ouyang.

  2. Chinese Physicists Win 2018 Newcomb-Cleveland Prize

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science has recognized 34 Chinese physicists for laying the groundwork of a quantum internet.

  3. Chew Chih Chiang Appointed New CEO Of A*STAR

    Rear Admiral Frederick Chew Chih Chiang will take over from Mr Lim Chuan Poh who has served as A*STAR chairman since April 1, 2007.

  4. Four Researchers From Asia Receive L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards

    The L’Oréal-UNESCO International Awards For Women in Science acknowledge outstanding women who are pushing the frontiers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

  5. The Philippines Soon To Have Its Own Space Agency

    Once established the Philippine Space Agency will take care of all national issues and activities related to space science and technology applications in the country.

  6. PHC Acquires Thermo Fisher’s Pathology Arm For US$1.14B

    The acquisition will allow PHC Holdings Corporation to expand its portfolio of products and services across diabetes care, diagnostics, life sciences and healthcare IT.

  7. Murder By Medical Device?

    Can medical devices like pacemakers and insulin pumps be hacked? Not easily; yet cybersecurity remains a top concern as healthcare moves into the digital age.

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