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Why Water Splits Asymmetrically

Scientists are one step closer to replicating photosynthesis with the understanding of why PSII transfers electrons asymmetrically.

Unexpected Functions For Alternatively Spliced Proteins

The discovery that a well-studied protein exists in 250 alternatively spliced variants prompts a re-think of protein complexity.

For Stronger Aluminium, Add Carbon Fibers

Nanotechnology-enabled fiber reinforced aluminium is stronger than aluminium and yet lighter than steel.

Clean Water Cheaply & Safely

Scientists have developed a cost-effective water disinfection device that can run safely on low-input voltage batteries.

Asia’s Top 10 Universities In 2013

Here's a list of ten prestigious Asian universities that scored a spot on the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2013.

Phil Baty: Power Shift From West To East In THE World Uni Rankings

Leading Asian universities are steadily catching up with their UK and US counterparts, says Phil Baty, rankings editor of Times Higher Education.

HKUST Retains Lead In QS University Rankings: Asia 2013

The QS University Rankings: Asia 2013 rankings was released this week by Quacquarelli Symonds.

Non-Profit Online Learning Initiative, edX, Expands To Asia

EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative founded at MIT and Harvard, has expanded to Asia with the addition of six Asian institutions.

Thinking Along Racial Lines Makes One Less Creative, Study

New research suggests that racial stereotyping reduces creative thinking by making people more close-minded.