Categories: Research

U.S. Stem Cell Ruling May Boost Asian Research

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 24

Asian countries are well-positioned to benefit from the latest setback for stem cell research in the U.S. During the Bush years, countries such as Singapore and China took advantage of...

The OECD Takes a Second Look at Chinese R&D

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 30

The OECD received a lot of well-deserved criticism last December after it came out with a report claiming that China had passed Japan to become the world’s second-biggest investor in...

An education gap between China and India?

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on April 12

First off, apologies for the dearth of posts lately. I was away for a few weeks. Back at work today, I saw an interesting item from a few days ago...

India's top researcher worries about China

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on December 08

Some Asiatech readers say I’m anti-India because I have written (here and here) about how India trails China in the race to become a leader in science and technology. I...

Is OECD hyping China’s R&D spending?

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on December 07

Do the Chinese really spend more than the Japanese on R&D? That’s a question that I’ve been asking myself following the startling news from the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation...

China tops India again

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on July 18

China’s science and engineering community has been distracted the past few months by a series of scandals involving accusations of fraud and plagiarism. But the incidents, however embarrassing, don’t seem...

Good timing for Jeff Immelt in China

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on May 31

It’s Chindia Week for GE. The company’s Chairman and CEO, Jeff Immelt, was in Bombay today, having been to Beijing on Monday. According to the AP, Immelt revealed that General...

Beijing's new move to fight fraud

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on May 29

The Chinese government, embarrassed by some high-profile accusations of plagiarim and fraud among professors at top universities, is taking action. Last Friday, the People’s Daily reported that the Ministry of...

Cancer research in China

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on May 26

For a change, some good medical news to report from China. Lately the country has been rocked by scandals, with several cases of fake or faulty drugs getting surprisingly big...

This is no androgynous droid!

Posted by: Kenji Hall on April 11

Move over Doutzen Kroes! This droid is bound for stardom. A few days ago, Japanese robot creator Tomotaka Takahashi took the wraps off FT (short for Female Type), his...

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