asias scientific trailblazers

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Han Seung Soo

Han Seung Soo, the UN special envoy for disaster risk reduction and water, seeks to create greater awareness water-related disasters.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Hideo Hosono

Thanks to the work of Japanese materials scientist Hideo Hosono, we now have much more efficient flat-screen TV displays.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Ihm Jisoon

Ihm Jisoon, a South Korean physicist who pioneered the field of computational materials physics, has been described as “most likely to win a Nobel Prize in Physics.”

7 Must-Read Stories In June 2016

From the conservation of giant clams to choosing between the clinic or the courtroom, these are the stories you enjoyed the most in June.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Professor Tasuku Honjo

Tasuku Honjo has made two groundbreaking discoveries in the field of immunotherapy—the well-earned fruits of a 50-year-long career.

7 Scientists From Singapore To Watch

For a young nation, Singapore has made great advances in research, and it took the efforts of many committed, talented individuals to get here.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Dennis Lo

Even when faced with setbacks at turning points in his career, Lo persisted in his research, developing non-invasive prenatal diagnostic tests that are now used around the world.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Professor Surendra Shastri

Cervical cancer is a growing problem in India, but a simple vinegar test could help turn the tides, says Professor Surendra Shastri of the Tata Memorial Hospital.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Naveed Ahmed Khan

Professor Khan speaks about his work in anti-microbials, the value of broadening your horizons and the importance of a culture of innovation.