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Visionary Insight Into Dementia

Sight impairment could increase one’s risk of developing dementia, finds a research team from China and the United States.

Powering Through The Pandemic With Supercomputers

By performing trillions of calculations per second, supercomputers are accelerating COVID-19 diagnosis and the development of test kits and vaccines to help scientists combat the pandemic.
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The Meaty Culprits Behind Air Pollution-Linked Deaths

Shifting to a less meat-intensive diet could reduce air pollution and avoid 75,000 annual premature deaths in China.
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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.

Seeing Flow Cytometry In A Whole New Light

Combining flexibility, ease of use and sensitivity in one affordable platform, Cytek’s Biosciences Inc.’s Northern Lights flow cytometer promises to bring cell analysis within the reach of many.

WEF 2020 Young Scientists Include Eight From Asia

From neuroscience to satellite research, eight scientists based in Asia were honored as part of the World Economic Forum’s Class of 2020 Young Scientists.

Wuhan Travel Ban Prevented 700,000 COVID-19 Cases: Report

Tough control measures taken by China in the first 50 days of the epidemic may have prevented more than 700,000 infections, a study finds.

Asian Universities Making Waves On THE World University Rankings 2020

Japan and China are the second and fourth most-represented nations on the list of the world's top universities compiled by Times Higher Education.

Oldest Fossil Forest In Asia Discovered In China

Excavators carrying out works at a quarry in China's Anhui province serendipitously uncovered the oldest fossil forest in Asia.