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Asia In The Throes Of Early Tobacco Epidemic, Researchers Find

Smoking is pervasive and on the rise in Asia, according to an investigation spanning 20 prospective cohort studies from mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and India.

Urbanization Might Be Good For Tiger Population, Study Finds

Scientists at the Wildlife Conservation Society found that areas of high urbanization and education are linked to smaller overlaps between human and tiger territories.

Air Pollution In Asian Cities Worse Than In Europe And The US

Asian drivers are exposed to nine times more air pollution than their American or European counterparts, researchers say.

Relational Mobility Depends On Where You Live

Through a poll of individuals recruited via Facebook, an international research group has demonstrated that individuals in Asia and the Middle East have low relational mobility.

Asia A Major Producer Of Microplastic Pollution

Eight rivers in Asia are among the top ten sources of plastic pollutants in the world’s oceans, according to research by German scientists.

OrbiMed Invests US$551 Million In Asian Healthcare

The leading healthcare investment firm will use the US$551 million raised to support growth-stage product- and services-oriented companies in China and India.

Asia’s Universities Inching Their Way Up

While Western countries continue to dominate the world ranking of universities, Asia is becoming increasingly visible.

Unabated Climate Change Would Reverse Asia’s Prosperity

Unless immediate action is taken, climate change is almost certainly going to reverse Asia’s impressive development gains made over the last few decades.

Why Are Asians So Good At Maths And Science?

Asian universities are constantly coming up tops in international rankings. Is there a science to why Asian students excel academically?