AsianScientist (Dec. 4, 2018) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in November 2018.
- Decaf Tea Found In The Wild
Scientists have identified a naturally decaffeinated tea plant in the mountains of southern China.
- Asia’s Rising Scientists: Nguyen Thi Hiep
Dr. Nguyen Thị Hiep is on a mission to promote tissue engineering and regenerative medicine in her home country of Vietnam.
- Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Urbasi Sinha
The counter intuitive nature of quantum physics was what drew Associate Professor Urbasi Sinha to a career in science, and her research is paving the way for computers manifold more powerful than the ones we have today.
- Probiotic Bacteria Keep Staphylococcus At Bay
Bacillus, a type of bacteria commonly found in probiotics, prevents Staphylococcus aureus colonization of the gut and nose, according to scientists in Thailand and the US.
- A Glimpse Into The Future Of Farming
As sensor technology and genetic tools converge, even cities now become hubs of agricultural activity.
- Biodegradable Microneedles Painlessly Deliver Drugs To The Eye
Scientists in Singapore have developed a microneedle patch that could be used to treat eye diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration.
- Turning Plastic Bottles Into Aerogels
Researchers have found a way to convert plastic waste into a material that can be modified to absorb oil and carbon dioxide.
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