AsianScientist (Sep. 6, 2016) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in August 2016.
- Twelve Researchers Recognized At Philippines Promising Star Awards 2016
Twelve Philippines-based researchers were recognized for their world-class contributions spanning nine research fields.
- Asia’s Rising Scientists: Vidita Vaidya
Neuroscientist Vidita Vaidya is most interested in learning how stress in its many forms affects the brain and how it functions.
- IBM’s Watson Detected Rare Leukemia In Just 10 Minutes
The supercomputer swiftly cross-referenced a patient’s genetic data to make a diagnosis that would have taken a human doctor weeks.
- Self-Driving Cabs Hit Singapore Streets
Select members of the public will be invited to hop onto a nuTonomy self-driving car within the one-north business district.
- So Cute! Baby Monkeys Reveal The Significance of Smiles
The spontaneous smiles of sleeping baby macaques reveal the evolutionary origin of smiles and laughter, a new study shows.
- Homosexual Termites May Have Evolutionary Edge: Study
Male-male pairings of termites is a strategy for survival, and not due to the mis-recognition of males as females, a study finds.
- Science Communications 101 With Asian Scientist’s Editor-In-Chief
There are many benefits of communicating science to the public, according to Juliana Chan, editor-in-chief of Asian Scientist Magazine.
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