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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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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