7 Must-Read Stories In January 2018

Stories from our January 2018 print issues of Asian Scientist Magazine and Supercomputing Asia got the most attention this month, alongside articles on cancer and curiosity.

AsianScientist (Feb. 5, 2018) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in January 2018.

  1. The View From The TOP500

    The TOP500 list may have begun almost as an accident, but it has nonetheless come to shape the way we think about supercomputers. Supercomputing Asia catches up with the co-originator of the list, Jack Dongarra, to find out more about its past, present and future.

  2. A Deep Dive Into Tech

    Asian Scientist Magazine finds out how Dr. Finian Tan—chairman of Vickers Venture Partners and one of Baidu’s earliest backers—brings his technical background and industry knowledge to bear on multimilliondollar investment decisions.

  3. Asia’s Rising Scientists: Tan Min-Han

    Dr. Tan Min-Han is on a mission to improve the detection of cancer using liquid biopsies.

  4. Meet The Winner Of The 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge (VIDEO)

    Twelfth-grader Hillary Diane Andales talks about what inspired her to make her prize-winning video on the theory of relativity and the equivalence of reference frames.

  5. Please Mind The (Curiosity) Gap

    Singapore’s education system produces individuals with excellent technical competency, but curiosity may be needed if a quantum leap is to be made in an innovation economy.

  6. Genetic Profiling Predicts Stomach Cancer Risk

    Singapore scientists have analysed the genomes of nearly 3,000 patients to identify genomic signatures associated with higher risk of developing stomach cancer.

  7. Beating Bowel Cancer With Bacteria & Broccoli

    A humble cocktail of bacteria and broccoli may prove to be a winning combination in the treatment of colorectal cancer.

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