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A Flashy Trip Down Memory Lane

A novel memory device built by a Taiwan-Japan research team using perovskite material could enable seamless storage and high-speed data transfer.

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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.

Asia Hits New Milestones In 2021 Times Higher Education Rankings

By improving upon research and industry indicators, Asia’s top universities are continuing to climb the 2021 THE World University Rankings.

Asian Universities Shine In 2021 QS Rankings

As emerging global leaders in higher education, Asian universities show steady progress in the 2021 QS World University and Subject Rankings.

Asian Scientist Magazine’s January 2021 Roundup

Starting the year with surprising uses for human waste in space and ancient worm fossils, here are five of Asian Scientist Magazine’s top pieces from January 2021.

Burrowing Into The Bobbit Worm’s Behavior

Using trace fossils, scientists have reconstructed the 20-million-year-old lair of giant marine worms in northeast Taiwan, providing insights into the predator's behavior.

Ten East Asian Scientists Recognized By Nature

Nature has identified ten outstanding scientists working in East Asia for a special feature on science in the region.

Detecting TB Using Paper And Smartphones

Scientists in Taiwan have developed a paper-based, smartphone-readable test for the detection of tuberculosis infection.

The Secret Of The Stradivarius Is (Partly) In The Wood

Chemical treatments to prevent rotting might be behind the highly sought after sound of a Stradivarius violin.

2016 THE Uni Rankings: Singapore Universities Top In Asia, Again

The National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University have come out tops in this year's Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2016.