Tang Yew Chung


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

Stories by Tang Yew Chung

New Forecast Predicts Rebound In Countries With Low Fertility Rates

A new statistical method to forecast fertility rates around the world predicts an unexpected rebound in countries with low fertility rates.

New Method Reveals Subtle Structural Variations In Human Genomes

Scientists at BGI have developed a novel whole-genome de novo assembly strategy to map structural variations in individual human genomes.

New Miniature Frog Species Discovered In Australia

A new miniature frog species has been discovered in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, an area previously thought to support very few of the amphibians.

Scientists Find Link Between Male Sex Hormones And Liver Cancer

Scientists have identified a gene controlled by male sex hormones as being critical for driving liver cancer growth; findings which may explain why liver cancer is more prevalent in men.

Indonesia Must Invest In Science For Nation’s Future: U.S. Science Envoy

The Indonesian government should invest in science, says U.S. science envoy Dr. Bruce Alberts.

Potato Genome Offers Hope For Improving Crop Yield In Asia

Scientists have sequenced and analyzed the potato genome, paving the way for new varieties that are disease-resistant and high-yielding.

Singapore-Developed Robot Delivers Quick And Scarless Surgery

Patients with stomach tumors will no longer have to endure an eight-hour long surgery, thanks to a surgical robot designed and built by Singapore researchers.

Zebrafish Help Scientists Understand A Deadly Form Of Liver Cancer

Scientists in Singapore have used a zebrafish model of hepatocellular carcinoma to uncover new information about how this deadly form of liver cancer arises.

Teaching Children To Read Through Phonics May Be Disadvantageous In The Long Term

Researchers have found that children learn to read primarily by storing words in the brain and suggest that teaching children to read through phonics may be disadvantageous to them later in life.