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Predicting Nepal’s Next Big Earthquake
Watch how a team of intrepid scientists unlock the secrets behind Nepal's 2015 earthquake — and even predict when the next will happen.
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These Immune Cells Repair Broken Blood Vessels
Watch how a single macrophage pulls two ends of a broken blood vessel in the brain and stitches them back together. Read more: http://ow.ly/VWTf300B26m
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Can ASEAN Achieve Universal Healthcare?
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is a noble goal that carries many promises. Will ASEAN see a day where everyone – including rural dwellers – has full access to affordable quality healthcare? Read more: http://www.asianscientist.com/2016/07/health/asean-universal-healthcare-coverage/
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Asian Scientist Junior
Asian Scientist Junior is a six-part children’s book series that dives into the lives of extraordinary scientists—from a pioneer of India’s satellite program to the scientist who discovered a cure for malaria. We hope that these stories of courage and conviction will inspire all children to dream of a better tomorrow. Visit www.asianscientistjunior.com to get your copy today!
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Teddy Bear Robot Helps Autistic Kids
Meet Carinet – she's a teddy bear robot with the ability to help autistic kids feel at ease during therapy. Read more: http://www.asianscientist.com/2016/05/features/teddy-bear-robot-autistic-kids/
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Face Recognition Technology Reads Your Emotions
FaceRecog is a machine that can read your emotions. It does so by tracking your facial expressions through a webcam. This technology is currently in commercial use and has been used in ads, market research and e-learning. The product was on display at InnovFest unBound 2016, an innovation festival held in Singapore on May 17-18, 2016.
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Watch a robot assemble its own IKEA chair
How long does it take you to assemble IKEA furniture? This robot can do it in under nine minutes without your help. Read more at: http://www.asianscientist.com/2018/04/tech/robot-autonomous-assembly-ikea-chair/
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Asian Scientist Writing Prize 2015 – Highlights
On 27 July 2015, the 24 winners of the Asian Scientist Writing Prize 2015 were announced at Science Centre Singapore. Minister for Education Heng Swee Keat was the guest of honor at the award ceremony, which was followed by a dialogue session on the opportunities and challenges for Asia in science and technology.
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Wildtype Media Group
Wildtype Media Group is Asia’s leading STEM-focused media company, spanning digital, print, custom publishing and events. Visit us at www.wildtype.media for more information.
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Five Women of The Asian Scientist 100
Women are increasingly taking the scientific world by storm. Meet five such inspirational women here. Read the article: http://www.asianscientist.com/women-asian-scientist-100 Access the full Asian Scientist 100 list: http://www.asianscientist.com/AS100
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Five Scientists In the Philippines To Watch
Thinkers, inventors and problem-solvers make all the difference in the world. Meet five Filipino scientists who are creating ripples with their incredible scientific contributions. Read more: http://ow.ly/7N0Z300NCSH
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Heart Mesh Keeps Beats In Sync
Many heart failure patients rely on devices called pacemakers to regulate their heartbeats. But pacemakers have their limitations. Take a look at the potential solution – a mesh that wraps around the heart. Read more: http://www.asianscientist.com/2016/06/tech/epicardial-mesh-pacemaker-heart-failure/
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Asia's 10 Best Research Universities
These are the top 10 research universities in Asia, ranked by the Nature Index 2016. Read more: http://ow.ly/jAiy300WUlv
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How To Clean Up Oil Spills With Supergelators
The supergelators self-assemble into a 3D network within minutes, trapping the oil molecules into clumps.
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Learning from Nature's Superheroes
Nature’s avengers assemble! Check out how Nature’s own superheroes have inspired design. "We have a Mantis Shrimp"
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Asia's Top 10 Countries in Research Output
Check out Asia's top 10 countries in research output, according to the Nature Index 2016
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The Art of Mathematics
A mathematical artist from Iran has been blurring the lines between art and science with his beautiful, computer-generated artworks. Read more: http://ow.ly/DYk4307JGlo
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Bilingual Babies Learn Languages Faster
Can learning more languages help your baby learn them faster? New research from Singapore seems to suggest so
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Breathtaking Images Of Asia From Space
Asia is truly beautiful. Perhaps even more so from Space. Check out how these images from NASA showcase the diverse landscapes and features found in Asia.
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Meet the winners of the National Science Experiment (NSE) Big Data Challenge 2016!
Check out the amazing things these students have managed to discover using data generated by the National Science Experiment 2016!
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Join the Asian Scientist Writing Prize today!
Got a knack for weaving colorful stories of science? Join the Asian Scientist Writing Prize today and stand to win cash prizes, book vouchers and even a stay at the Banyan Tree Bintan Villa Resort! #ASWP2017 Find out more at www.asianscientist.com/aswp/
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Kibo the Robot speaks at the International Space Station
"On August 21, 2013, a robot took one small step toward a brighter future for all." Those were the first words uttered by robot astronaut Kirobo from outer space, captured in video footage provided by Dentsu Inc. this week. Kirobo, known affectionately as Kibo, flew into outer space on August 4 aboard the H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 4. The spacecraft was launched from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan, and Kibo arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on August 10.
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Exploding Bacteria Form Vesicles
Pow wow! Watch how these exploding bacteria cause disease in your body. Read more: http://www.asianscientist.com/2016/04/in-the-lab/bacteria-cell-explosion-biofilm-tsukuba/
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IUMS 2017
Are you a microbiologist? Don't miss your chance to hear from leading experts in the fields of microbiology, virology and mycology at IUMS 2017, being held in Singapore on 17-21 July.
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Five Beautiful Quotes from Asian Scientists
Since Asian Scientist was launched in 2011, the magazine has had a wonderful run of interviews with experts, pioneers and rising figures in Asia’s science and technology industry. Here, we bring you five original quotes from Asian scientists that are both beautiful and profound. Read more: http://www.asianscientist.com/2016/07/features/five-beautiful-quotes-asian-scientists-video/
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How Did the Bobtail Get Such a Short Tail? A Mutation in this Gene
A mutation in the HES7 gene is responsible for the short-tailed trait in Japanese Bobtail and Chinese short-tailed feral cats, a study finds.
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Asian Scientist Magazine X PHD Comics: Where Art & Science Collide!
Asian Scientist Magazine is proud to bring you a science communications masterclass by Jorge Cham​, the roboticist-turned-artist behind PHD Comics​! Get your tickets before they sell out! http://ptix.co/2rkrGmf
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Getting Inside The Mind Of Jorge Cham
What goes on inside the mind of a cartoonist with a PhD? Here’s your chance to find out. Read more from: https://www.asianscientist.com/2017/07/features/jorge-cham-scicomms-masterclass/
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Wirelessly Powering Wearables
Wearable devices wirelessly powered by your mobile phone would be smaller and more convenient to use. Read more here: http://ow.ly/CKXr30dAVDG
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Asia's Top 10 Corporate Research Institutions
Check out Asia's top 10 corporate research institutions, according to the Nature Index 2016. Read more: http://ow.ly/mMrS301lI9Y
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Team Asian Scientist at the 2017 MPAS Awards
Congratulations to the Asian Scientist team, who went home with six prizes from the Media Publishers Association of Singapore (MPAS) Awards 2017! 🎉🎉🎉 Read more here: http://bit.ly/2xzxprE
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The Asian Scientist Writing Prize 2017 Awards Ceremony
Check out these highlights from the Asian Scientist Writing Prize 2017 awards ceremony! Featuring our guest of honor Minister Ong Ye Kung and special guest Dr Jorge Cham of PHD comics. Join our next competition and you might just see yourself in our next #ASWP video!
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This Mimosa-Like Material Folds Up When Wet
How many of you loved to touch mimosa leaflets as a child? This material behaves just like it. http://ow.ly/qYBM3061HOd
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Asian Scientist Writing Prize 2015 - Science Centre SG chief executive
On 27 July 2015, the 24 winners of the Asian Scientist Writing Prize 2015 were announced at Science Centre Singapore. Associate Professor Lim Tit Meng, chief executive of Science Centre Singapore, gave the welcome speech at the event.
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Asian Scientist Writing Prize 2015 - Minister for Education Heng Swee Keat
On 27 July 2015, the 24 winners of the Asian Scientist Writing Prize 2015 were announced at Science Centre Singapore. Minister for Education Heng Swee Keat was the guest of honor at the award ceremony, which was followed by a dialogue session on the opportunities and challenges for Asia in science and technology.
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Hydrogel helps rabbit retinas reattach
Researchers at the University of Tokyo have used a quick-setting hydrogel to help ‘glue’ detached retinas back into shape. Read more: http://ow.ly/Bg7430aU7Bf
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Using Big Data to improve urban living
Students may have generated the data, but government agencies and university researchers are using it to transform our urban environment. Find out more about the National Science Experiment here!
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Two Ant Species Named After Game of Thrones Dragons
Brace yourself, dragon ants are coming! Researchers have discovered ant species with dragon-like spines reminiscent of the mythical beasts in Game of Thrones.
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Check Out This 5,000-Year-Old Beermaking Toolkit
Beer has been giving people 'liquid courage' for millennia. Read more here: http://ow.ly/yIAv305zN5T
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The Inspired Art of Communicating Science
What does it take to be a good science communicator? Creator of PHD Comics, Dr. Jorge Cham, shared his experience with a full house crowd at a science communication masterclass organized by Asian Scientist Magazine on July 8, 2017. Read more at: https://www.asianscientist.com/2017/07/features/jorge-cham-asian-scientist-2017/
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Asian Scientist Video Services
In today's age of visual journalism, people are spending less time on print, and more on the internet and mobile. Asian Scientist video services can help you get your story to your audience, in ways that truly matter. For more information: http://www.asianscientist.com/advertise/.
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Hot Beverages Linked To Esophageal Cancer, Says The WHO
For those who enjoy drinking coffee that is piping hot, you may want to try an iced frappuccino instead. According to the World Health Organization, beverages over 65°C are linked to esophageal cancer.
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How to Publish Well in Science
Whether you are still a PhD student or already tenured faculty, getting your research published is an important part of being a scientist. In this exclusive fireside chat, three outstanding scientists share their strategies and approaches to publishing well in science. Don't miss your chance to hear from the likes of Professor Sir David Lane, the discoverer of the p53 cancer regulatory gene; Dr. Li Jingmei, winner of the 2017 Young Scientist Award; and Associate Professor Ali Miserez. This event is proudly brought to you by Asian Scientist Magazine and sponsored by Abcam, the leading supplier of protein research tools to life scientists. Visit http://www.abcam.com/events/how-to-publish-well-in-science-webinar for the full webinar!
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Naming Asia's First Periodic Table Element
Kosuke Morita makes history by being the very first scientist in Asia to discover a periodic table element. What did he propose to name it? Read more: http://ow.ly/hVd6301t2T3
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100,000 LED Road Lights Will Soon Light Up Melaka's Roads
The Malaysian state of Melaka is about to get brighter and greener with the installation of more than 100,000 energy efficient road lights.
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Meet Five Amazing Scientists From India
From the mysteries of deep space to the molecular mechanisms of our very cells, India’s scientists are breaking new ground everyday.
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Popping pills to rebuild the liver
What if you could pop a pill to regrow your liver instead of waiting for a liver transplant? Read more here: http://ow.ly/b1OG309jaFE
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