7 Must-Read Stories In August 2018

From anti-aging research to science stories for the young (and the young at heart), here’s what you might have missed in August.

AsianScientist (Sep. 4, 2018) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in August 2018.

  1. Longevity In A Bottle

    With an understanding of the fundamental biological processes that drive aging, researchers are now searching for drugs that could prolong life.

  2. Indian Mathematician Receives 2018 Ramanujan Prize

    Professor Ritabrata Munshi received the award for his outstanding work in number theory.

  3. China And Thailand Partner Up For Fusion Power Research

    China donates its HT-6M tokamak to Thailand, fuelling China-Thai cooperation on fusion power research.

  4. Chinese Diets Contain Too Much Salt

    According to an international study, 80 percent of the communities in China have a mean sodium intake greater than five grams per day.

  5. Supercharging Algae’s Ability To Produce Biofuels

    Scientists in Japan have identified an enzyme in red algae that could help improve biofuel production.

  6. 44 New Planets Identified Beyond Our Solar System

    Researchers in Japan, the US and Europe have confirmed the existence of 44 exoplanets and shed light on their sizes, temperatures and orbits.

  7. Asian Scientist Junior Book Series Launched

    The six books each feature a prominent researcher from Asia to inspire children towards careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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