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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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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