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Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Yu Chengzhong

Despite their small size, novel nanomaterials can have a huge impact on everything from vaccines to batteries, according to Professor Yu Chengzhong.

Four Researchers From Asia Receive L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards

The L’Oréal-UNESCO International Awards For Women in Science acknowledge outstanding women who are pushing the frontiers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

More Than Half Of Borneo’s Orangutans Have Been Lost

In addition to habitat destruction, hunting of orangutans is a major cause of the decline in orangutan populations in Borneo.

Fighting Superbugs With Supercharged Drugs

Scientists in Australia have developed a method to supercharge antibiotics to turn the tide against some of the world's toughest superbugs.

Locating The Dengue Virus’ ‘Achilles Heel’

Scientists in Australia and China have identified an antibody protects against all four types of dengue viruses.

Vaccination Without The Needles

Scientists in Australia have developed a device that delivers the polio vaccine via a skin patch.

Environmental Researchers Win 2016 Mahathir Science Award

Three researchers from Australia have received the 2016 Mahathir Science Award for their extensive work on orangutans in Borneo.

Turning Toad Venom Into Cancer Treatments

Researchers in China and Australia are investigating the anti-cancer properties of bufalin, a steroid found in traditional Chinese medicine made from toads.

Pregnant Dinosaur Fossil Re-Writes The Rules Of Reproduction

Instead of a shelled egg, this 250-million-year-old fossil from China had an embryo inside, unmistakable evidence for live births in dinosaurs.

What Connects The Brain’s Two Hemispheres

Scientists have identified the cells behind a common brain disorder where the connection between the brain's left and right hemispheres fails to form.