The Asian Scientist 100
University of Science and Technology of China
Xie was honored with a L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award in 2015 for creating new nanomaterials with promising applications in the conversion of heat or sunlight into electricity.
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.
The Climate Anxiety Issue
Mental health and climate change are often discussed as crucial but separate issues. As extreme weather events become more frequent and impact communities, researchers in Asia are beginning to shed light on a phenomenon called climate anxiety.
Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Vidita Vaidya
Professor Vaidya and her team are advancing mental health research in India by studying the brain mechanisms contributing to mood disorders including depression.
Asia’s Rising Scientists: Andreia Carrillo
Fascinated by our galaxy’s 13 billion-year history, Dr Andreia Carrillo is using stars as fossils to understand the Milky Way while helping foster a growing community of Filipino astrophysicists.
Six Scientists Win India’s Infosys Science Prize
The Infosys Science Foundation recognizes Indian researchers' noteworthy contributions to science and society.
Stress Might Be Making Your Jaw Pop
Stress linked TMJ disorders are rising but there seem to be little awareness about the condition in the medical community.
Decoding Signals From Space
Faced with datasets of galactic proportions, astronomers are turning to supercomputers to reconstruct the universe's dynamic past and better understand its expansive present and future.
Ultrasound Exposure: Making Waves In Depression Treatment
Ultrasound exposure could potentially reduce depression symptoms, reveals a study in rodents by Japanese researchers