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Report: China Has The Most Patents & Publications In Developing World

The report reveals that China, India, Brazil and Mexico produce the most scientific papers out of the 141 developing countries studied.

Nepali Himalayan Fault Line Expert Wins 2015 C.N.R. Rao Prize

Professor Bishal Nath Upreti has been awarded the 2015 C.N.R. Rao Prize for his contributions to geoscience in Nepal.

Nine Asians Awarded 2014 TWAS Prizes

Scientists from China, Taiwan, India and Malaysia have been recognized for their work with the 2014 TWAS Prizes.

Five Female Chemists Win TWAS Awards

Five chemists from Indonesia, Jamaica, Nigeria, Uzbekistan and Yemen have won at the second Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World.

3 CAS Scientists Win 2013 TWAS Prizes

Three CAS scientists were honored by TWAS for their research in agricultural science, biology and social science.

CAS Funds Five Centers To Study Climate & Green Technology

China has funded five centers to extend South-South ties and fund research into climate and green technology.

China Plans Research Centers To Aid Developing World

The Chinese Academy of Sciences is planning a major new drive to extend science cooperation with developing countries.

Physicist Wang Enge Appointed President Of Peking University

Wang Enge, PhD '90, a physicist and member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has succeeded outgoing President Zhou Qifeng as president of Peking University.

‘Third’ World Science No More

The renaming of TWAS reflects changes in development. But it must ensure that its original priorities are maintained, says David Dickson.