malaysia

A Taste For Change

Asia boasts some of the world’s best dishes, but its relationship with food goes beyond taste. Here’s how researchers are building a healthy and sustainable food future, while preserving the region’s unique cultural connections to diet.

Food For Thought: Technologies Transforming The Food Supply Chain

These five innovations are taking root in Asia to make the food supply chain speedier and more sustainable.

Farming For The Future

COVID-19 has disrupted food supply chains across the globe, but agricultural technology is keeping Asia’s farming industry fertile through revolutionary apps, automated robots and more.
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Fighting Food Fraud

To intercept future food scandals in Asia and the world, innovations like blockchain and artificial intelligence could prevent fraud and reduce anxiety about what’s really on our plates.

Women Wunderkinds

To celebrate this year’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we take a look at eight shining examples of scientific excellence in Asia.
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Raising Awareness On Surgical Infections In Malaysia

Public education initiatives on surgical site infections could be the key to ensuring safe operations, empowering the public to take a more active role in their health.
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Two From Southeast Asia Win Science Prize for Women 2021

For working to achieve clean water and clean air, Singapore's Dr. Li Hongying and Indonesia's Dr. Neni Sintawardani have won the Underwriters Laboratory-ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2021.
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Signs of Supereruptions: The Magma Beneath Toba

By combining geologic dating with computer modeling, scientists have discovered that constant magma build-up fueled Toba’s supereruptions, the largest in Earth’s history.

Once In A Century Shot: Rediscovering Borneo’s Rajah Scops Owl

After capturing the first-ever photographs of a Bornean Rajah scops owl, researchers hope to study the rediscovered bird in greater detail.

Tracking The Trackers

Given the diversity of Asia, it's no surprise that COVID-19 tracking apps across the continent are also powered by an assortment of frontier technologies.