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Low Risk Of Coronavirus Transmission By Tears: Study

A small clinical study conducted in Singapore has indicated that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus may not be readily transmissible in tears.

Treating Colon Cancer With Leukemia Drug

A study in mice suggests that the leukemia drug Imatinib could also be used to treat and prevent colon cancer.

Asian Scientist Chief Editor Honored As WEF Young Global Leader

Asian Scientist Magazine founder and editor-in-chief Dr. Juliana Chan has been elected Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.

Fending Off Dengue With Insecticide-Treated Uniforms

Insecticide-treated uniforms could be a cost-effective way of keeping dengue at bay, scientists say.

James Best Appointed Dean Of NTU’s Medical School

Professor James Best, a pioneering diabetes clinician with 30 years of experience in medical leadership, has been appointed the Dean of the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

NTU Launches Cryo-Electron Microscopy Lab

Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University has launched a cryo-electron microscopy lab to study molecular structures half a million times smaller than a grain of rice.

To Dissect Or Not To Dissect

Is dissection the most efficient way to study anatomy, or simply a rite of passage? Ivan Seah discusses pioneering new techniques in the study of anatomy.

NTU Medical School To Use Plastinated Human Bodies Instead Of Cadavers

Nanyang Technological University's new medical school will be pioneering the use of plastinated bodies for its anatomy classes.