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Japanese Physicist Wins 2015 Nobel Prize For Neutrino Research

Takaaki Kajita wins half of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for proving that neutrinos have mass.

Chinese TCM Expert Wins 2015 Nobel Prize In Medicine

Tu Youyou has received one half of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for developing an anti-malarial drug based on ancient herbal medicine.

Sympathy For The Devil?

The casual sexism of Tim Hunt is not simply a joke but a consequence of decades of silence and inaction on sexism in science, writes Michael Eisen.

Shuji Nakamura Named 2015 Global Energy Prize Laureate

Professor Shuji Nakamura has been selected as the 2015 Global Energy Laureate for his work on LED technology.

NASA Names Asteroid After Malala Yousafza

Malala Yousafza is not only the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize but now also has an asteroid named in her honor.

The Unsung Heroes Of Biomedical Research

Asian Scientist Magazine brings you the motley crew of model organisms that pioneered discovery in the 21st century.

7 Must-Read Stories In February 2015

Ancient planets, ancient mammals and an exclusive interview with a not-so-ancient Nobel Prize winner with advice for young physicists in Asia!

A Word To Young Physicists In Asia

In a wide-ranging interview, Sir Anthony Leggett shares his thoughts on science education and the prospects for young physicists in Asia.

GYSS@one-north 2015: In Defense Of Scientific Curiosity

Hypothesis-driven research should not be neglected, says a panel of eminent researchers at the Global Young Scientists Summit 2015.