Articles By Juliana Chan
The completed genome sequence of pigeonpea, known for its high protein content, has been decoded and published in Nature Biotechnology.
Users of heroin and other addictive opioids may be spared from distressing withdrawal symptoms in the future, thanks to a research breakthrough by University of Sydney scientists.
Obese people may regain weight after dieting due to hormonal changes that persist for up to a year, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Scientists have identified a new biochemical mechanism that allows brain tumors to survive and grow.
Including enough protein in our diets, rather than simply cutting calories, is key to preventing excessive consumption of fats and carbohydrates, says a new study.
Autism Speaks and BGI China will partner to create the world’s largest library of sequenced genomes of individuals with autism disorders.
Tobacco smoking could substantially increase tuberculosis cases and deaths worldwide in coming years, says a new study published in the British Medical Journal.
Farmers in Bangladesh, a country with a record of drought spells, now have two new drought-tolerant rice varieties to choose from: BRRI dhan56 and BRRI dhan57.
In a public session that took place in Singapore this Tuesday, dolphin activist Ric O’Barry became the modern David in a battle against the Goliath of resorts, Resorts World Sentosa.
We bring 10 inspirational stories from the WIE 2011 Symposium, representing the voices of women (and men) from all sectors of society who are changing our world.