3 Bangladeshi researchers named in Asian Scientist 100 list

Three Bangladeshi researchers have been included in the sixth edition of Asian Scientist 100 list. They are Dr Firdausi Qadri of icddr,b, Dr Salma Sultana of Model Livestock Advancement Foundation in Bangladesh and Prof Samia Subrina of Bangladesh University Engineering and Technology. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star's Google News channel. Asian Scientist, a…

Thai researcher deems chicken feathers rich protein source

When Sorawut Kittibanthorn was looking for new types of waste to recycle, the then London-based student was drawn to the millions of tons of chicken feathers being discarded each year.  Now back in his homeland of Thailand, the 30-year-old is seeking funding to continue his research into how best to convert the nutrient component found…

Meet Grace, the healthcare robot Covid-19 created

The Hong Kong team behind celebrity humanoid robot Sophia is launching a new prototype, Grace, targeted at the healthcare market and designed to interact with the elderly and those isolated by the Covid-19 pandemic. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star's Google News channel. Dressed in a blue nurse's uniform, Grace has Asian features,…