AsianScientist (Dec. 8, 2014) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in November 2014.
- STD Vaccine Developed For Koala Bears
A Chlamydia vaccine for koala bears has been shown to be both safe and effective, potentially enhancing conservation efforts.
- Monkeys Emerge As Malaria Reservoirs In Malaysia
A rare strain of malaria is beginning to take hold in Malaysia, driven by increasing contact between humans and monkeys.
- Grafted Neurons Produce Dopamine
Scientists are one step closer to a stem-cell based treatment for Parkinson’s disease, with the demonstration that transplanted cells can produce dopamine.
- Images Of Transparent Mice
The ability to see through the normally colored tissue of mice gives scientists unprecedented insight into the inner workings of the body.
- Using Nanoparticles & Graphene To Degrade BPA
Scientists have developed a catalyst that can break down pollutants such as BPA with the help of light.
- Recycling CO2 Into Omega-3
The ability to obtain omega-3 oils from CO2 emissions turns the issue of food versus fuels on its head.
- Still Single? Your Genes Might Play A Part
A mutation in the serotonin receptor gene 5-HT1A could influence a person’s romantic prospects, study says.
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