TOP STORY: Datuk Dr. Asma Ismail, a 2010 TWAS Fellow, was recently named the first woman ever to head the Academy of Sciences Malaysia. Now she has an ambitious agenda: "I will inject my passion on championing science to address the needs of the bottom billion," she told TWAS in an interview. In addition, she'll push for strong research and policy on health technology, environment, water and other critical needs. And she wants to nurture "future generations with the right mind-set" for innovation.
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