7 Must-Read Stories In November 2017

Outstanding scientists, ambitious biotech startups, modernized acupuncture and a video of CRISPR in action were the hottest topics of November 2017.

AsianScientist (Dec. 6, 2017) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in November 2017.

  1. Newly Discovered Orangutan Is The Seventh Great Ape

    There are only 800 individuals of a newly recognized orangutan species, making them among the most threatened great apes in the world.

  2. Asia’s Rising Scientists: Tanzima Hashem

    Tanzima Hashem is working on computational techniques that would allow us to use location-based services without giving away our private personal data.

  3. 10 Of Singapore’s Hottest Biotech Startups

    Check out these ten biomedical startups leading healthcare innovation from the little red dot.

  4. CRISPR Caught In The Act

    Using high-speed atomic-force microscopy, scientists in Japan have observed how the CRISPR/Cas9 complex cuts DNA in real-time.

  5. Nanotech Acupuncture Needles For Cancer Treatment

    Researchers in South Korea have demonstrated that acupuncture needles with microscopic holes can reduce tumor size in rats.

  6. Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Michael Lai Ming-Chiao

    A pioneer in coronavirus research, Michael Lai Ming-Chiao shares how a detour in his academic journey brought him to the battlefront of the SARS outbreak.

  7. Asia’s Rising Scientists: Matthew Chang

    Associate Professor Matthew Chang is leading a team of interdisciplinary scientists to reprogram living organisms to perform useful functions for humans.

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