7 Must-Read Stories In September 2018

Asia’s ascendance on the global research stage was a central theme of this month’s most-read articles.

AsianScientist (Oct. 2, 2018) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in September 2018.

  1. China Approves Home-Grown Colon Cancer Drug

    Fruquintinib is the first drug discovered and developed in China to be approved by the National Medical Products Administration.

  2. 10 Scientists Behind South Korea’s R&D Dominance

    A global leader in research, development and innovation, South Korea is home to these 10 award-winning scientists who are pushing the frontiers of science.

  3. High-Quality Research In China On The Rise

    According to the Nature Index 2018 Rising Stars supplement, 51 of the top 100 universities with improved research outputs are located in China.

  4. Plant-Based Preservative Delays Food Spoilage

    Singapore-based scientists have discovered a method to manufacture flavonoids in yeast, also showing that these flavonoids can prolong the shelf life of food.

  5. 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.

  6. Asia’s Rising Scientists: Ho Weang Kee

    In a bid to reduce breast cancer mortality, Associate Professor Ho Weang Kee is developing a tool to catch the disease early.

  7. Tracing The Origin Of A Deadly Brain Tumor

    A research team from South Korea has presented evidence that neural stem cells contain cancer-promoting mutations and are responsible for recurrent glioblastoma in human patients.

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