AsianScientist (May. 2, 2015) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in April 2015.
- Alternatives To Lithium Batteries: Sodium Or Aluminum?
In the race to build a better battery, scientists have tried both sodium and aluminum as replacements for expensive lithium.
- Sequencing DNA With Graphene
High speed, label-free DNA sequencing could soon be possible with the help of graphene.
- Tohoku Launches Condensed Matter Nuclear Reaction Division
The Research Center for Electron Photon Science will conduct experiments with the aim of finding a theoretical explanation for cold fusion./li>
- Why Psoriasis Is Ten Times Less Common In Chinese
A genome-wide analysis has revealed that Chinese populations have only 10 out of 44 of the genes linked to psoriasis.
- This Self-Powered Liquid Metal Could Change Robotics
Scientists have developed a self-powered, highly flexible liquid metal compound which could see applications in robotics and other fields.
- Botox Makes Unnerving Journey Into The Nervous System
A study has shown that Botox can be internalized by nerve cells and transported back to the nervous system.
- A New Target For Intractable Epilepsy
The mTOR signaling pathway has been identified as a potential therapeutic target in patients suffering from intractable epilepsy.
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