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Researchers Identify New Type Of Intestinal Lymphoma

Researchers have identified a new type of deadly intestinal lymphoma that is particularly common in Asia.

Nature: China May Soon Surpass Japan In R&D Publication Output

China may soon surpass Japan as the Asia-Pacific leader in research output, says a new report published today by the Nature Publishing Group.

Lessons For Asia From The Horse Meat Scandal

What can we in Asia learn from the horsemeat contamination scandal in Europe? David Tan discusses.

16-Year-Old English Kids Two Years Behind Asian Peers In Math, Study

16-year-old English students are nearly two years behind their East Asian counterparts in math, says a new study by University of London.

Will Singaporeans Stop Breeding In 2030?

As the population density rises in Singapore, Juliana Chan writes that fertility rates will likely take an even deeper plunge.

Scientists Discover How Editing Of RNA Leads To Cancer

A process that edits the genetic instructions for manufacturing proteins has been implicated in cancer for the first time.

Thinking Along Racial Lines Makes One Less Creative, Study

New research suggests that racial stereotyping reduces creative thinking by making people more close-minded.

Giving Stem Cells A Bad Name

Rogue stem cell treatments in recent news are casting a bad light on the whole field, writes David Tan.

Scientists Grow Neurons From Urine

Scientists from China have developed a method to generate neural progenitor cells from epithelial-like cells in human urine.