marine science

Double The Fight: Driving Change In Wrestling And Conservation (VIDEO)

With her relentless fighting spirit, marine scientist and pro wrestler Naomi Clark-Shen works to safeguard sharks and stingrays from overfishing.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Kim Se-Kwon

To turn the tide on disease and aging, Professor Kim Se-Kwon transforms marine biomaterials into novel cosmetics, nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals.

Four Asian Scientists Named 2021 Pew Marine Fellows

As Pew Marine Fellows, four researchers from Japan, Indonesia, Singapore and China will address some of the biggest challenges facing our oceans.

Asian Scientist Magazine’s March 2021 Roundup

Embark on a billion-year scientific odyssey through Asian Scientist Magazine’s top stories from March 2021.

Soft Robot Explores The Deepest Of The Deep

In a landmark achievement in soft robotics, scientists have developed a silicone robot that can navigate the bone-crushing pressures of the Mariana Trench.

Singapore Corals Likely To Survive Sea Level Rise

Singapore's corals are likely to be resilient to rising sea levels, scientists find.

Scientists Find Gene Set Linked To Coral Bleaching

Warmer waters induce changes in the expression of 292 genes in the symbiotic sea anemone Exaiptasia diaphana, with implications for coral bleaching.

Indonesia’s Reef Fishes In Good Shape, Study Finds

Economically important reef fishes in Indonesia's waters are in relatively good condition, according to research by Indonesian scientists.

Japan’s KUROSHIO Emerges 2nd In Ocean-Mapping XPRIZE (VIDEO)

A team of Japanese researchers took home US$1m and claimed the runner-up position in this year’s Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE.

The Double Whammy Of Microplastics In The Oceans

Marine scientists in Singapore have found that microplastics in the ocean are home to toxic bacteria as well as microorganisms that can degrade pollutants.