Takeda Initiates Phase 3 Trial For Lung Cancer Drug

Takeda Pharma announced yesterday the initiation of a Phase 3 clinical trial involving 400 patients across Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Taiwan.

Six Winners Chosen For Asia’s Nobel Prize, The Ramon Magsaysay Award

Six individuals across Asia will receive Asia's premier prize, the 2012 Ramon Magsaysay Award, announced the Foundation on Thursday.

Experts Discuss Asia’s R&D Future At Tokyo Conference

Science policy makers in Asia must focus on innovation and cut out programs that don't work, urged two science experts from Taiwan and Japan.

Taiwanese Biochemist Wins 2012 Nikkei Asia Prize

Nikkei Inc.'s 2012 Nikkei Asia Prizes have been awarded to Taiwanese biochemist Chi-Huey Wong, Chinese environmental activist Yang Yong, and Sybil Wettasinghe, a Sri Lankan writer and illustrator.

Want To Quit Smoking? Try Exercising Daily For 30 Minutes.

New data suggests that exercise may help smokers quit and remain smoke-free. Moreover, exercise helps both smokers and non-smokers live longer.

Asia-Pacific Is New Scientific Leader, Experts Say

Asia-Pacific is producing the latest developments in science, according to three science and academic leaders from the United States, Canada, and Singapore in the journal Science.

Black Hole Jets May Cause Galaxy NGC 3801 To Die And Lose Its Stars

An international team of astronomers has caught a galaxy in the act of destroying its gaseous fuel for new stars, rendering the galaxy truly red and dead.

Mystery Of The Vanishing Neutrinos Solved

The Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment today reported the first results of its search for the last, most elusive piece of a long-standing puzzle: how is it that neutrinos can appear to vanish as they travel?

BGI Researchers Uncover Extensive RNA Editing In Human Cells

In a new study published in Nature Biotechnology, researchers from genomics company BGI report evidence of extensive RNA editing in a human cell line.