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Glaciers provide clues to combat desertification
5-March-2018

Understanding how bacteria help convert glacier bedrock into soil could help address desertification.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Tiny particles hint at universe's puzzling imbalance [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
5-March-2018

New data has provided further evidence that could explain an imbalance between the two main types of matter in the universe.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) Category: Science
 
Nuptial gifts beat pheromones
5-March-2018

New study shows that female hunting spiders do not respond to chemical signals given out by potential mates, preferring silk-wrapped food gifts instead.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA Category: Science
 
The impact of parental absence in rural China [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
1-March-2018

Children without any parent at home score much lower on primary school exams than children with one or both parents, which can hinder future prospects.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: People
 
Challenging statistics of weather extremes
27-February-2018

More accurate statistical modeling of extreme weather will improve forecasting and disaster mitigation.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
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