Tang Yew Chung


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

Stories by Tang Yew Chung

New Insights From Tracking Dengue Incidence In Thailand

Researchers tracking the incidence of dengue fever in Thailand over a period of almost 40 years have uncovered new insights about the disease.

Widespread Changes In The Epigenome During Brain Development

Comprehensive mapping of the brain epigenome has uncovered large-scale changes that take place during the formation of brain circuitry.

10 Genetic Variants Linked To Increased Risk Of Allergies

An international team of scientists has identified 10 genetic variants that increase a person’s risk of having allergies.

Scientists Uncover How MERS Coronavirus Attaches To Cells

Scientists have uncovered the structure of a key portion of the MERS coronavirus, revealing how it attaches itself to cells in the human body.

Genetic Variant That Increases Lymphoma Risk In Chinese Discovered

A team of researchers has uncovered a gene variant that increases the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in ethnic Chinese.

Giant Australian Animals Not Wiped Out By Climate Change 50,000 Years Ago

Researchers have ruled out climate change as the cause of extinction of most of Australia's giant animals around 50,000 years ago.

New Bird Species Discovered Hiding In Cambodia’s Capital

A team of scientists has discovered a previously undocumented species of bird living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia's capital.

Genetic Change Linked To Early Language Delay In Children

Researchers have identified a gene deletion linked with brain changes and delayed language acquisition in children of Southeast Asian descent.

Scientists Achieve Efficient Production Of Coveted Nanocrystals

Scientists have found a way to efficiently produce cerium dioxide nanocrystals which are used for many industrial and medical applications.