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Asia In The Post-COVID World

According to global futurist Parag Khanna, the biggest change in the post-pandemic era will be that more of the world’s next generation of talent will flock to Asia.

Enlarging Asia’s Food Basket With Gene Editing

Food security expert Professor Paul Teng talks to Asian Scientist Magazine about how gene editing technologies like CRISPR could help to address Asia’s growing demand for food.

WEF 2020 Young Scientists Include Eight From Asia

From neuroscience to satellite research, eight scientists based in Asia were honored as part of the World Economic Forum’s Class of 2020 Young Scientists.

Cultivating CRISPR For Crops

For gene editing technologies like CRISPR to make a positive impact on agriculture, they must be embraced by companies both big and small. Corteva Agriscience is encouraging open innovation to help bridge the gap.

Filling In The Gaps Of Asia’s Genetic Map

The early findings by the GenomeAsia 100K consortium shed light on the ancestral origins of Asia's populations and provide insight into adverse drug responses among Asians.

US$106 Million Fund Launched To Tackle Asia’s Ocean Plastics Problem

The Circulate Capital Ocean Fund will provide both debt and equity financing to waste management, recycling and circular economy companies in South and Southeast Asia.

Singapore Creates World’s Largest Asian Genetic Databank

The genomes of some 5,000 Singaporeans representing 80 percent of Asia's ethnic diversity have been sequenced by researchers in Singapore.

Sleepless In Asia

Young adults in Asia get the least sleep worldwide due to cultural habits, according to a study by an international team of scientists.

The Future Of Science We Make (VIDEO)

Ten students from Asia will present their ingenious projects like making medical technologies affordable and using food waste as an energy source at the Google Science Fair in California, USA this year.