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World First: Dead Hearts Give New Life World First: Dead Hearts Give New Life
  • October 29th, 2014
  • The ability to use hearts that have stopped beating could substantially increase the number of donor hearts available for transplants.

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World First: Dead Hearts Give New Life

World First: Dead Hearts Give New Life

The ability to use hearts that have stopped beating could substantially increase the number of donor hearts available for transplants.

US$2.3 Million To Reduce Traffic Fatalities In India

US$2.3 Million To Reduce Traffic Fatalities In India

The Australian and Indian governments have set aside US$2.3 million to study how hospital interventions could help accident victims.

NTU, UNESCO Create Science Kits For Developing Nations

NTU, UNESCO Create Science Kits For Developing Nations

Science learning kits jointly developed by NTU and UNESCO aim to help students in developing nations get hands on experience.

Crowdsourcing To Solve Microbe Mysteries

Crowdsourcing To Solve Microbe Mysteries

The participation of citizen scientists could help complete a metagenomics project in months instead of the 40,000 years required for a single PC.

India-Japan Collaboration For Novel Medical Technologies

India-Japan Collaboration For Novel Medical Technologies

All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Osaka University in India and Japan respectively have signed an agreement to co-develop novel and affordable medical devices.

Australia’s US$34 Million Center For Immune Visualization

Australia’s US$34 Million Center For Immune Visualization

The ARC Center of Excellence in Advanced Molecular Imaging will help to answer how single molecules function in the context of immune cells.

Hiroshi Hamada Wins 2014 Keio Medical Science Prize

Hiroshi Hamada Wins 2014 Keio Medical Science Prize

Two neuroscientists have been awarded this year’s Keio Medical Science Prize: Professors Hiroshi Hamada and Karl Deisseroth.

Fujitsu, A*STAR & SMU To Tackle Urban Challenges

Fujitsu, A*STAR & SMU To Tackle Urban Challenges

The new Center of Excellence aims to turn Singapore into a “living lab”, using analytics and computational social sciences to develop solutions that address urban challenges

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.