Joi Ito: Cyber Security Is Like The Immune System Joi Ito: Cyber Security Is Like The Immune System
  • October 21st, 2014
  • Cyber security is like the immune system: you don’t get stronger by completely shielding yourself from any germs, says Mr. Joichi Ito, director of the MIT Media Lab.

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Diverse Patterns Controlled By A Single Gene Diverse Patterns Controlled By A Single Gene
  • October 20th, 2014
  • Variations in a single gene, apt-like, can lead up to 15 different patterns of coloration in caterpillars.

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Hiding In The Reefs Protects Epaulette Sharks From CO2 Hiding In The Reefs Protects Epaulette Sharks From CO<sub>2</sub>
  • October 20th, 2014
  • The oceans are getting more acidic, but living in the reefs has helped epaulette sharks cope, scientists say.

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Insects Benefit From Good Leadership Too Insects Benefit From Good Leadership Too
  • October 20th, 2014
  • Unlike other social animals, leadership in steel-blue sawfly groups is mutually beneficial for both leaders and followers.

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Detecting Pancreatic Cancer Early Detecting Pancreatic Cancer Early
  • October 20th, 2014
  • A study of 766 pancreatic cancer patients suggests that there are genetic factors driving the disease.

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Watson Goes To School Watson Goes To School
  • October 20th, 2014
  • The partnership between IBM and NUS gives students a chance to work with the latest in cognitive computing technology.

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When Scientists Go To The Movies When Scientists Go To The Movies
  • October 17th, 2014
  • If you manage to coax them out of the lab, do remember that scientists may not see movies the same way you do.

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7 Must-Read Stories In September 2014 7 Must-Read Stories In September 2014

Japan features heavily in September’s top stories, with the first iPS transplant, an unexpected dengue outbreak and prize winning immunologists. But watch out for India too!

Hankyoreh Wins Moon-Sul Chung Science Journalism Award Hankyoreh Wins Moon-Sul Chung Science Journalism Award

Hankyoreh newspaper has been awarded the Moon-Sul Chung award for their science-based coverage of the Sewol ferry tragedy.

Branka Vucetic Wins Chinese Government Friendship Award Branka Vucetic Wins Chinese Government Friendship Award

University of Sydney’s Prof. Vucetic has been given the Friendship Award for her “enthusiastic support for China’s construction and friendly co-operation.”