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Hu received the 2022 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science International Award for her research on the underlying neurobiology of mental health disorders like depression.
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2022 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science International Award
Asian Scientist Magazine talks to the chancellor of the number one ranked university in the Philippines on science education in the UP system, his goals for 2012, and his lifelong passion: photonics research.
Thai researchers have demonstrated that embryonic stem cells derived from frozen embryos have a similar ability to differentiate into multiple cell types as do those derived from fresh embryos.
The Philippines has the highest number of college graduates among developing Asian countries, but that isn't a substitute for quality, writes Josef Yap of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
The government of the Philippines aims to drastically cut maternal deaths by spending US$12 million on contraceptives in 2012, a move bitterly opposed by the Catholic Church.
The answer to the problems associated with thin plastic bag use is not a ban, but better management, writes Lilia Casanova, executive director of the Center for Advanced Philippine Studies.
India's Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited has launched the country's first indigenously-developed anti-malarial drug, Synriam.
Even though public health experts recognize how deadly asbestos can be, its use is on the rise in the construction industry throughout Asia, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Natural disasters in Asia in 2011 could well prove to be the costliest ever, say experts at the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
The Mekong River’s future hangs in the balance as its four surrounding countries decide whether to construct a dam on it.