7 Must-Read Stories In May 2015

From classical music to educational achievements, there are the top stories that captured your attention in May.

AsianScientist (Jun. 2, 2015) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in May 2015.

  1. Social Networking, Classical Music Style
    The social networks of classical composers are strikingly similar to other present day networks, study shows.
  2. DNA Methylation Regulates Longevity In Humans
    A genome wide association study has uncovered differentially methylated regions linked to longevity and the suppression of age-related diseases.
  3. An All-Asian Top Five For OECD’s Education Rankings
    Students from Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan have topped the OECD rankings for mathematics and science.
  4. Biofuels From Algae In Wastewater
    Algae could be used to both treat wastewater and generate fossil fuels, according to two recently published studies.
  5. Quantum Teleportation On A Chip
    Researchers have built a chip capable of encoding quantum information in continuous variables that is 10,000 times smaller than existing technologies.
  6. For Schizophrenics, Integration—Not Attention—Is The Problem
    Previous studies showing that schizophrenics have attention disorders were based on systematically exaggerated data, scientists say.
  7. Organic Farming Can Turn Agriculture Ecosystem Into Carbon Sinks
    Replacing chemical fertilizer with organic manure not only reduces greenhouse gas emissions but also improves the quality of the soil.


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Leonard graduated from Monash University with a degree in communications. He enjoys reading about science and nature.

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