7 Must-Read Stories In June 2015

From Singapore’s top science movers and shakers to her young, rising scientists, here are some of our most popular articles from the month of June.

AsianScientist (Jul. 1, 2015) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in May 2015.

  1. Singapore’s Next Lap: Interview With A*STAR’s Dr Benjamin Seet
    Precision medicine and digital healthcare are likely to be emphasized in the upcoming R&D budget, says Dr. Benjamin Seet, executive director of the A*STAR Biomedical Research Council.
  2. Antimicrobial Resistance: The End Of The Antibiotics Era
    Dr. Ramanan Laxminarayan speaks to Asian Scientist about the World Health Organization’s plans to combat antimicrobial resistance and the challenges ahead.
  3. Asia’s Rising Scientists: Pham Quang Cuong
    As part of our monthly Asia’s Rising Scientists series, we talk to Pham Quang Cuong, assistant professor at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University.
  4. Spacetime Emerges From Quantum Entanglement
    Also known as Einstein’s “spooky action at distance,” quantum entanglement generates extra dimensions of gravitational theory which explain spacetime.
  5. Bats Extremely Sensitive To Magnetic Fields
    Bats’ sensitivity to low magnetic fields could have helped them survive the many times magnetic polarity has reversed over the past 50 million years.
  6. Chinese Herb Promotes Brain Cell Proliferation
    Extracts of the traditional Chinese herb Rhizoma Acori tatarinowii have been shown to boost neurogenesis, at least in mice.
  7. Aging Epigenetically Reversed In Human Cell Lines
    Epigenetic modification or adding glycine to cell culture media can make fibroblast cell lines young again, study says.


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