Trajectoids Trace A Predefined Path

Researchers have developed an algorithm, which can be used to design shapes that roll down predefined trajectories. This research has applications in robotics.

Your Students Hate Math? Try Gestures

Gestures and hand motions can help engage and enhance students learning and understanding of mathematics, suggest researchers from China, Iran and Australia.

Scientists From Asia Among 2022 Breakthrough Prize Winners

Three scientists from Japanese institutions won the 2022 Breakthrough Prizes for their foundational work in fundamental physics and mathematics.

#Goals: 8 Women Scientists From Asia You Should Know

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, Asian Scientist Magazine highlights eight women blazing the trail in science across the region.

Asian Scientist Magazine’s February 2021 Roundup

From celebrating women in science to surprising discoveries in the natural world, catch Asian Scientist Magazine’s top stories from February 2021.

Asian Scientists Among Winners Of 2021 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards

Two researchers from Sri Lanka and Mongolia were awarded the 2021 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World.

How Cellular Traffic Jams Disrupt Sleep

Aging, dementia and obesity could lead to disrupted sleep by causing cytoplasmic traffic jams, according to a study published in PNAS.

Science’s Seismic Shift Towards Asia

The world’s scientific center of gravity is shifting towards Asia—where, given current projections, it will probably long remain.

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Kathleen Aviso

As the world increasingly feels the effects of climate change, Professor Kathleen Aviso is using mathematical models to help guide better environmental decisions.

These Three Biomarkers May Predict COVID-19 Death Risk: Study

A machine learning model developed by Wuhan scientists predicted the death of COVID-19 patients ten days in advance of their outcomes with more than 90 percent accuracy.