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Thinking Out Of The Box For Malaria Research

The open access Malaria Box project by Medicines for Malaria Venture has led to nine peer reviewed papers and unexpected discoveries for diseases other than malaria.

Towards Gender Parity In Asian Science & Tech

Gender imbalances in science and technology participation throughout Asia are a missed opportunity to capture the potential of the best scientists, says Ms. Danièle A. Castle.

WIPO’s Patent Pool Yet To Deliver New Drug Candidates

Although the UN World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) project to facilitate patent sharing has been running for three years, no new drugs are currently in development.

Drones Zero In On Himalayan Glaciers

Drones could be a cost-effective and accurate way of studying glaciers in inaccessible Himalayan mountains, deepening our understanding of the impacts of climate change.

Dengue Down But Not Out In Sri Lanka

Although Sri Lanka has seen a drastic drop in the number of dengue deaths, infection rates remain high and a cause for concern.

Counting The Cost: Hepatitis C Treatment In Asia

How should decisions about the cost effectiveness of hepatitis C treatments be made? Rebecca Tan finds out what the experts think at the inaugural Singapore Hepatitis Conference held at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Center from 6-7 June 2014.

US$35 Firewall For Security Hygiene In Developing World

Researchers have built a firewall based on the Raspberry Pi system that could enhance cybersecurity in the developing world.

Getting Into The Mind Of The Consumer

Assistant Professor Hannah Chang of the SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business studies the science behind how consumers make decisions.

Staying On The Right Side Of Information Technology

The Internet has become a big part of our everyday life, but we are often unaware of the legal implications of our online activities. SMU Associate Professor Warren Chik tracks the developments of this emerging field.