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Lab Life: It Takes All Kinds Lab Life: It Takes All Kinds
  • September 19th, 2014
  • Love them or loathe them, Alice Ly gives us a handy guide to spotting the the different kinds of people you might find in a lab.

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Editorials

Lab Life: It Takes All Kinds

Lab Life: It Takes All Kinds

Love them or loathe them, Alice Ly gives us a handy guide to spotting the the different kinds of people you might find in a lab.

India Caught Between Business And Activists Over GM Crops

India Caught Between Business And Activists Over GM Crops

Public opposition to GM trials is fueling government indecision, stranding India’s food research in the lab, writes Ranjit Devraj.

Coastal Populations Should Brace For More Typhoons

Coastal Populations Should Brace For More Typhoons

Human-induced sea level rises demand that coastal communities integrate climate adaptation with disaster mitigation, scientists say.

APEC Advisors Call For Science-Based Innovation

APEC Advisors Call For Science-Based Innovation

More can be done to strengthen scientific ties within APEC, said senior advisors at a high-level networking session held in New Zealand on August 30, 2014.

Q&A With Steve Wilson Of The International Council For Science

Q&A With Steve Wilson Of The International Council For Science

What is the International Council for Science and what is its mission? Mike Ives speaks to outgoing executive director Steve Wilson to find out more.

Mendeley Co-Founder Speaks To Asian Scientist

Mendeley Co-Founder Speaks To Asian Scientist

Jan Reichelt, the co-founder and president of Mendeley, the popular research-management platform, talks to Asian Scientist about the story and success of the company, and shares his vision for the future.

How China Can Continue To Lower Its Suicide Rate

How China Can Continue To Lower Its Suicide Rate

Although China’s suicide rate has fallen dramatically, measures must be taken to maintain the downward trend, writes Paul Yip.

Challenges Ahead For China’s Research Funding Landscape

Challenges Ahead For China’s Research Funding Landscape

Although the greater transparency on China’s R&D spending is welcome, the figures reveal a shortfall in applied research funding.

Blowing The Lid Off Food Safety In China

Blowing The Lid Off Food Safety In China

China needs to move beyond whistleblowers to tackle the issue of food safety, writes Sacha Cody.

Science Journalism: Between Two Worlds

Science Journalism: Between Two Worlds

What does it take to be a good science journalist? Our editor Rebecca Tan shares her opinion.