7 Must-Read Stories In July 2015

Singaporean stories proved popular in July, making up five of the top seven most read articles.

AsianScientist (Aug. 5, 2015) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in July 2015.

  1. Asia’s Rising Scientists: Professor Mahar Lagmay
    This month, we turn the spotlight on Professor Mahar Lagmay, a disaster mitigation expert from the University of the Philippines Diliman.
  2. Winged Dinosaur Challenges Feathers’ Evolutionary History
    The discovery of a winged dinosaur with large and complex feathers suggests that feathers were more diverse than previously thought.
  3. Engineered Antibody Neutralizes All Four Dengue Serotypes
    Researchers have designed an antibody that targets all four serotypes of dengue, sparking hopes for the first viable dengue therapeutic.
  4. Made-In-Singapore Cancer Drug Advances To Clinical Trials
    ETC-159, a Wnt-targeting anti-cancer drug indicated for colorectal, ovarian and pancreatic cancers, has entered a Phase I clincial trial.
  5. Blue LEDs For Chemical-Free Food Safety
    Researchers have discovered that blue LED light could be used to kill common food-borne pathogens without the need for chemical treatment.
  6. Do Babies Have An Inbuilt Moral Compass? Scientist To Find Out
    A new research program on early childhood learning in Singapore aims to study how children deal with conflicting moral principles such as fairness versus in-group loyalty.
  7. Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Virginia Cha
    Veteran tech entrepreneur Professor Virginia Cha shares her advice for making it big in Asia, and beyond.


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