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Transforming Food Waste Into Wonder

Creative techniques that repurpose food waste into a range of valuable products are giving even fruit peels and fish scales a new lease on life.

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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.
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Fighting Liver Cancer, A ‘Silent Killer’ Stalking Asia

From driving patient awareness to strengthening healthcare policies, countries in the Asia Pacific region are tackling liver cancer in innovative ways.

Tracking The Trackers

Given the diversity of Asia, it's no surprise that COVID-19 tracking apps across the continent are also powered by an assortment of frontier technologies.

Prioritizing Patient Privacy

Big data and big privacy typically don’t go hand-in-hand, but designing healthcare technologies with privacy in mind could be the key to their widespread adoption.

Tracing East Asia’s Ancient Coronavirus Epidemic

Our DNA holds traces of an ancient battle between our cells and a coronavirus, suggesting that an epidemic similar to COVID-19 struck East Asia about 20,000 years ago.

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.

Celebrating Scientific Excellence With The Asian Scientist 100

Amid the challenges of COVID-19, the Asian Scientist 100 (2021 edition) continues to highlight the outstanding accomplishments of researchers in the region.

2021 Edition of Asian Scientist 100 Announced

From COVID-19 to climate change, the 2021 edition of the Asian Scientist 100 list recognizes the contributions of the region’s best researchers as they tackle the biggest issues of our time.