7 Must-Read Stories In June 2016

From the conservation of giant clams to choosing between the clinic or the courtroom, these are the stories you enjoyed the most in June.

AsianScientist (Jul. 5, 2016) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in June.

  1. 7 Scientists From Singapore To Watch
    For a young nation, Singapore has made great advances in research, and it took the efforts of many committed, talented individuals to get here.
  2. Singapore Math Is Popular Among Educators Worldwide. Why?
    Singapore Math has gone beyond helping Singaporean students excel in the classroom to becoming a commercial product used widely around the world.
  3. Asia’s Thirst For Baby Formula Milk Raises Health Concerns
    An unquenchable thirst for infant and baby formula in China and Southeast Asia is raising concerns about the health of millions of mothers and their babies.
  4. Asia’s Rising Scientists: Neo Mei Lin
    Neo Mei Lin, a research fellow at the Tropical Marine Science Institute in Singapore, champions marine conservation—particularly of the iconic giant clam.
  5. The Accidental Internet Pioneer
    Tan Tin Wee brought the wonders of the Internet to Singapore in the 90’s—starting with a videocast of the 1994 National Day Parade for those living or working overseas.
  6. Why Are Law And Medicine So Popular In Singapore?
    Being a doctor or a lawyer is a popular aspiration for many Singaporeans, and earning power is just one of many reasons behind it.
  7. Is Change Really Coming? The Role Of Science In The Duterte Administration
    It remains to be seen if Philippines president-elect Rodrigo Duterte will shine a spotlight on science and technology when he assumes office on June 30.

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