Eyes Of Demise: Butterfly Wing Patterns Attract Predators

The eyes spell doom for brush brown butterflies, as bearing more eyespots on their forewings led to more intense predatory attacks.

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Keeping A Better AI On Prostate Cancer

To lessen invasive diagnostic tests, researchers have developed an artificial intelligence-based method to accurately diagnose prostate cancer with only a urine sample.

Why Macaques Minimally Interact In Palm Oil Plantations

Faced with constant threats, macaques acted more aggressively and showed reduced social bonding inside palm oil plantations, research shows.

Asian Scientist Magazine’s May 2021 Roundup

From ancient Indonesian caves to the unexplored Martian terrain, Asia’s scientists are making discoveries with vast implications for our world and beyond.

No Head, No Problem: Decapitated Flatworms Still Sense Light

Decapitated flatworms can still detect light with the help of an eye-independent light-sensing system, find researchers from India.

Asian Scientist Magazine’s March 2021 Roundup

Embark on a billion-year scientific odyssey through Asian Scientist Magazine’s top stories from March 2021.

Feline Fine Thanks To Silver Vine

Best known for making cats go crazy, plants like catnip and silver vine actually serve another important function: repelling pesky insects.

Off With Their Heads! Decapitated Sea Slug Head Regrows Body

Much like a body horror movie plot, sea slugs may chop off their own heads to rid themselves of parasites, find scientists in Japan.

New Center To Harness Nature In Climate Change Fight

Researchers at the new research center will also help inform policies to mitigate climate change in Singapore and across the Asia Pacific region.

Harvesting Healing Factors From Stem Cells

Using a soft hydrogel, scientists in Singapore have found a way to induce stem cells to secrete large amounts of healing factors.