7 Must-Read Stories In November 2018

This month, our articles featuring leading ladies in science were popular; news about decaffeinated tea and probiotics also drew interest.

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.

  1. Decaf Tea Found In The Wild

    Scientists have identified a naturally decaffeinated tea plant in the mountains of southern China.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. A Glimpse Into The Future Of Farming

    As sensor technology and genetic tools converge, even cities now become hubs of agricultural activity.

  6. 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.

  7. 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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