Tang Yew Chung


Yew Chung is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore.

Stories by Tang Yew Chung

Snipping Out HIV

Someday, editing our genome could be as simple as cut-and-paste, writes Tang Yew Chung.

New Science Degrees From La Trobe & PSB Academy

Australia’s La Trobe University will partner Singapore's PSB Academy to offer three Bachelor science degrees starting in September 2015.

Singapore Student Wins US$50,000 Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award

Singapore's Shannon Lee has been awarded one of two Intel Foundation Young Scientist Awards for developing a novel electrocatalyst.

Experts Discuss Latest In Hematology Research At Suntec Singapore

Hematology experts gathered at Suntec Singapore from March 29-30, 2014 to discuss the latest in blood disorders research.

Scientists Convert Human Skin Cells Into Cartilage-Generating Cells

Scientists have directly converted human dermal fibroblasts into induced chondrogenic cells required for cartilage regeneration therapy.

More Than 99 Percent Of Youths In Korea and Japan Are ‘Digital Natives’

A global study has found that South Korea and Japan have the highest percentages of young people who are active on the Internet.

Lack Of Sunlight Linked To Rise In Suicides

Japanese researchers have discovered an increase in railway suicide attempts following several consecutive days without direct sunlight.

Will Shift Work Make You Fat? Check Your ‘Lipid Rhythm’

Scientists have found that our body clock controls the amount of lipids present in our bloodstream at different times of the day, giving rise to widespread differences in lipid rhythm between individuals.

New Drug Against Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Developed

An international team of researchers has developed a promising new drug for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB).