Taiwanese shrimp farming pioneer Liao I-chiu won in the science and technology category for his contributions to the development of aquaculture in Asia.
The antioxidant drug ebselen can prevent sexual transmission of Zika from male to female mice, according to research by scientists in Taiwan.
The Prize honors Drs. Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer A. Doudna and Zhang Feng, all of whom contributed to the development of precision gene editing tools.
Two gaps in the gas disk around the young star, HL Tauri, are evidence of what might be newly-formed planets—challenging the belief that planets take millions of years to form.
Taiwan's Legislative Yuan has called for the resignation of Academia Sinica's President Wong Chi-Huey over his daughter's sale of shares in OBI Pharma, a Taiwanese biotech company.
Professor Hu Chenming was recognized for his contributions to microelectronics, which are now used industry-wide.