7 Must-Read Stories In December 2018

From diagnosing disease to exploring the far side of the moon, these were the seven most popular stories in December 2018.

AsianScientist (Jan. 9, 2019) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in December 2018.

  1. AI Automatically Sorts Cancer Cells

    Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence system that can automatically differentiate between different types of cancer cells and their sensitivity to radiotherapy.

  2. Gene Defect Found To Trigger Lupus Symptoms

    Mutations in the Ets1 gene result in the expansion of immune cells that facilitate the production of autoantibodies, according to research by South Korean scientists.

  3. Seven Thai Scientists Making An Impact With Their Research

    Get to know these seven award-winning researchers from Thailand who are pushing the boundaries of chemistry, biomedical science and fundamental physics.

  4. Whale Shark Tourism Harms Coral Reefs

    Whale shark tourism has lowered coral density and diversity off the coast of Tan-awan in the Philippines.

  5. Getting A Glimpse Of The Far Side Of The Moon

    China has launched the Chang’e-4 lunar probe which will go where no other lunar mission has gone before—the far side of the moon.

  6. Detecting Heart Failure At Home

    Researchers have invented a handheld device that can detect symptoms of congestive heart failure in ten seconds.

  7. Asia’s Rising Scientists: Witri Wahyu Lestari

    Dr. Witri Wahyu Lestari is helping to develop the catalysts necessary for obtaining more ecologically-friendly fuels.

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