Han Seung Soo, the UN special envoy for disaster risk reduction and water, seeks to create greater awareness water-related disasters.
Thanks to the work of Japanese materials scientist Hideo Hosono, we now have much more efficient flat-screen TV displays.
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.”
From the conservation of giant clams to choosing between the clinic or the courtroom, these are the stories you enjoyed the most in June.
Tasuku Honjo has made two groundbreaking discoveries in the field of immunotherapy—the well-earned fruits of a 50-year-long career.
For a young nation, Singapore has made great advances in research, and it took the efforts of many committed, talented individuals to get here.
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.
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.
Professor Khan speaks about his work in anti-microbials, the value of broadening your horizons and the importance of a culture of innovation.