Asian Scientist Magazine’s June 2021 Roundup

Across Asia, scientists are uncovering the paths walked by ancient animals and looking for new ways to tackle dengue and climate change.

Factoring Human Behavior In Climate Change Analyses

A new study on Cambodian fishing habits reveals the importance of exploring the effects of rising temperatures on both ecosystems and people.

Five Must-Know Research And Development Trends In Asia

As revealed in the Five Years Of Asian Scientist 100, Asia's feverish growth is fueling innovation across agriculture, chemistry, physics and more.

Celebrating Five Years Of The Asian Scientist 100

Asian Scientist Magazine’s new white paper marks five years of celebrating Asia’s leading scientists with a deep dive into their stories of discovery and innovation.

Combating Superbugs Through Comic Books (VIDEO)

From antimicrobial resistance to COVID-19, infectious diseases physician Dr. Hsu Li Yang is tackling the world’s most pressing public health issues through comic books.

Tracking The Spread Of Cassava Mosaic Virus

The Sri Lankan cassava mosaic virus threatens 3.5 million hectares of crops in Southeast Asia, highlighting the need for disease-resistant varieties, say researchers.

Malaria Parasites May Skew Sex Ratio To Survive

Plasmodium vivax parasites alter their sex ratios in response to treatment with chloroquine, study shows.

An Algorithm For Responsible Damming

Scientists in the US have created an algorithm to better manage hydropower dams so as to avoid compromising food production along the Mekong River.

Deforestation Linked To Poor Health In Cambodian Children

Research in Cambodia suggests the importance of considering health impacts when assessing tradeoffs in land use planning.

Dengue’s Spread In Asia Linked To Air Travel

Examining data from Asia over 59 years beginning in 1956, scientists in China show that air traffic is associated with the spread of the dengue virus across Asia.