Why Asian and African researchers don’t pursue entrepreneurial dreams

  Earlier this week, at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Seoul, Japanese Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka made a rather funny confession: For a while he suffered from a syndrome which he calls PAD. Post America Depression is a condition most good researchers experience when they leave the thriving and competitive world of American […]

A Letter to the Prime Minister: Saving Science from Scientists

Dear Mr Prime Minister, I know corruption cases, policy logjams, and a slowing economy preoccupy you these days but I’d still like to draw your attention to the plight of Indian science, rather scientists, because in any knowledge economy scientists and engineers form the bedrock on which long-term edifices are built. Though I’d also like […]