Storing Big Data In A Tiny Space

By combining graphene oxide with upconversion nanoparticles, researchers have found a way to store large amounts of data on an optical disk.

Capturing Curved Objects Through X-rays

A flexible X-ray created by embedding nanocrystals in rubber is paving the way for the ultra-high-resolution imaging of curved objects.

Meet The Magnet-Controlled Miniature Robots

Measuring the size of a grain of rice, these new miniature robots can move across three dimensions with the help of magnetic fields.

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.

Charging Tiny Electronics With WiFi

A Singapore-Japan team has devised a method to harness WiFi signals and convert them into energy, powering small electronics like LEDs in the process.

#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.

Singapore’s Jackie Ying Elected to US National Academy of Engineering

Nanotechnology trailblazer Professor Jackie Ying has been elected to the prestigious US National Academy of Engineering based on her research in Singapore.

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.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Yu Chengzhong

Despite their small size, novel nanomaterials can have a huge impact on everything from vaccines to batteries, according to Professor Yu Chengzhong.