Taiwanese shrimp farming pioneer Liao I-chiu won in the science and technology category for his contributions to the development of aquaculture in Asia.
Smoking is pervasive and on the rise in Asia, according to an investigation spanning 20 prospective cohort studies from mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and India.
Each year, Asian Scientist Magazine highlights 100 outstanding thinkers and innovators from Asia who are pushing the envelope with their research.
Asia has no shortage of research talent, and the Asian Scientist 100 (2019 edition) aims to raise the profiles of outstanding scientists from the region.
Burdened by chronic disease and aging populations, the healthcare sector is looking to technology to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses more efficiently.
Using 2D materials, researchers have overcome the theoretical limit imposed by the wavelength of light to develop metalenses as thin as 190 nanometers.
The incidence of ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhages have been increasing among the Taiwanese population, researchers say.
The team from China demonstrated a strong grasp of high performance computing for weather forecasting and was able to optimize neural networks for image recognition.
Nature has identified ten outstanding scientists working in East Asia for a special feature on science in the region.