In the Lab
IN THE LAB
Boosting Efficiency Of Solar Cells
South Korean researchers improve the power conversion efficiency of solar cells using an unconventional water-treatment method.
Exercise During Pregnancy Boosts Babies’ Health
Moderate exercise before and during pregnancy promotes healthy fetal development through DNA methylation, researchers in Singapore find.
A Weather Website For Laotian Farmers
Partnering with the Laotian government, researchers have developed a weather website that helps farmers adapt to climate change and fight food insecurity.
Using AI To Detect Cancer Mutations
Researchers from Singapore develop a new AI-based method to accurately detect cancer mutations in patient samples.
Humble Leadership Boosts Learning And Growth
Teachers share and learn better together under humble leadership, according to researchers from China and the United States.
Inequitable Access To Greenspaces
Greenspace inequality in the Global South is almost twice that in the Global North, shows a study by researchers from Hong Kong and the United States.
An Eco-Friendly Filter For Our Big Microplastic Problem
Two South Korean research teams have built a nanogenerator for filtering microplastics out of our oceans to protect marine life and public health.
Ultrasound Exposure: Making Waves In Depression Treatment
Ultrasound exposure could potentially reduce depression symptoms, reveals a study in rodents by Japanese researchers
Probing The Ocean Before The Storm
A study by researchers in Hong Kong and London suggests that atmosphere climate models including ocean systems are better in predicting storm behavior
Caring For The Caregivers
COVID-19 exposed and exacerbated the mental toll of being a healthcare worker especially in low-resource settings in Asia. As we move toward a new normal, governments, hospitals and mental health experts are beginning to support the neglected community of health care workers, but many challenges are yet to be addressed.