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The Asian Scientist Spotlight: 2012 Nobel Laureate Dr. Shinya Yamanaka

During a recent visit to Singapore, Dr. Shinya Yamanaka candidly discussed his early career, what inspires him, and the challenges he faced leading up to the 2012 Nobel Prize.

Veredus’ Lab-On-A-Chip Detects Tropical Disease Infections

Veredus has launched a lab-on-a-chip that can identify 13 different major tropical diseases from a single blood sample.

A*STAR’s Patrick Tan Wins Chen New Investigator Award

Dr. Patrick Tan from A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore has received the 2013 Chen New Investigator Award from the international Human Genome Organization.

A*STAR Researcher Jackie Ying Elected As Materials Research Society Fellow

Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Executive Director, Professor Jackie Y. Ying, has been selected as a 2013 Materials Research Society Fellow.

Dr. Alex Matter Awarded 2013 Szent-Györgyi Prize For Progress In Cancer Research

Dr. Alex Matter, father of targeted cancer therapies, will receive the 8th Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research this Friday in Washington, DC.

Researchers Identify New Type Of Intestinal Lymphoma

Researchers have identified a new type of deadly intestinal lymphoma that is particularly common in Asia.

A*STAR, Fujitsu To Set Up Urban Development R&D Center

Singapore's A*STAR and Fujitsu Limited will explore the creation of the first Center of Excellence for computational social science and engineering in Singapore.

Nature: China May Soon Surpass Japan In R&D Publication Output

China may soon surpass Japan as the Asia-Pacific leader in research output, says a new report published today by the Nature Publishing Group.

Watching Evolution In Real-Time

Scientists have developed a method to study the evolution of microbes and cancer cells by detecting mutations as they happen.