News file for: University of Hong Kong
A process that edits the genetic instructions for manufacturing proteins has been implicated in cancer for the first time.
Rogue stem cell treatments in recent news are casting a bad light on the whole field, writes David Tan.
An international group of scientists has identified three genetic regions that predispose Asian women who have never smoked to lung cancer.
China is taking a relook at its human organ transplant policies, reports the Bulletin of the World Health Organization.
Two teams of Asian researchers have independently completed whole-genome sequencing studies of a type of liver cancer commonly caused by hepatitis virus infection.
China is fast becoming a global leader in scientific publishing and scientific research, according to the Nature Publishing Index 2011 China published last week.
A major new international study has for the first time shown that the risk of osteoporosis and bone fracture is strongly related to gene variation.
The Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment today reported the first results of its search for the last, most elusive piece of a long-standing puzzle: how is it that neutrinos can appear to vanish as they travel?
The world’s leading avian flu researchers have agreed to suspend avian flu transmission research for 60 days amid growing biosafety and biosecurity concerns.
University of Sydney researchers say that twice weekly ballroom dancing classes have the potential to reduce the incidence of falls for elderly Australians by as much as 37 percent.