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A Weather Website For Laotian Farmers
Partnering with the Laotian government, researchers have developed a weather website that helps farmers adapt to climate change and fight food insecurity.
Ozone Pollution Threatens Asia’s Food Security
Ozone pollution has been linked with about US$63 billion in annual crop production losses, slashing wheat, rice and maize yield in East Asia.
Digging Up The Genetic Origins Of Inner Asia’s Mummies
Genomic analysis of the Tarim Basin mummies has revealed their origins as a local group in China's Xinjiang region, rather than a migratory population.
Color-changing Robot Hides In Plain Sight
From detecting surrounding colors to changing patterns on display, a robot can now mimic chameleons’ uncanny ability of blending in with the surroundings.
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.
Digging Into The Science Of Protein Cravings
When deprived of protein, specialized cells in our gut release a hormone telling our brain to crave food containing essential amino acids.
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 March 2021 Roundup
Embark on a billion-year scientific odyssey through Asian Scientist Magazine’s top stories from March 2021.
Digging Deep Into Ankylosaurid Behavior
Best known for their heavily fortified exterior, ankylosaurids may have also defended themselves against large land predators through digging.
Cell Membrane Inspires Nanoparticle Computing
The lipid nanotablet platform uses lipid bilayer membranes as a ‘chip’ to control nanoparticles and create nanoparticle-based logic gates.
Caring For The Caregivers
COVID-19 exposed and exacerbated the mental toll of being a healthcare worker especially in low-resource settings in Asia. As we move toward a new normal, governments, hospitals and mental health experts are beginning to support the neglected community of health care workers, but many challenges are yet to be addressed.