How Dams Damned Thailand’s Birds
The Chiew Larn Dam Reservoir, constructed three decades ago, has had a negative impact on bird diversity, according to researchers in Thailand.
Seven Thai Scientists Making An Impact With Their Research
Get to know these seven award-winning researchers from Thailand who are pushing the boundaries of chemistry, biomedical science and fundamental physics.
Probiotic Bacteria Keep Staphylococcus At Bay
Bacillus, a type of bacteria commonly found in probiotics, prevents Staphylococcus aureus colonization of the gut and nose, according to scientists in Thailand and the US.
Low Vitamin D May Raise Risk Of Death In Older Men
Researchers in Thailand reported that vitamin D insufficiency was associated with a 77 percent higher mortality risk among older Thai Men.
US$3.8 Million Awarded To Tackle Antibacterial Resistance In Thailand
The Global Challenges Research Fund awarded the grant to an interdisciplinary group studying two species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Thailand.
7 Must-Read Stories In May 2018
Prominent personalities, therapies for HIV infection and cool feats of engineering were topics of interest in the month of May.
Asia’s Rising Scientists: Varodom Charoensawan
Using a systems biology approach, Assistant Professor Varodom Charoensawan seeks to understand the complexity of gene networks and the way they are regulated.
Mobile Phones Worsen Healthcare Inequality In India
Families in India with no mobile phones have lower access to private health services, and this may discriminate against poorer households.
Why Asians Are More Susceptible To Severe Dengue
Genetics makes Asians susceptible to dengue shock syndrome, according to a study by an international team of scientists.
Asia’s Rising Scientists: Suidjit Luanpitpong
Cancer still strikes fear, but researchers like Suidjit Luanpitpong are working on treatments so that a diagnosis is no longer a death sentence.
Caring For The Caregivers
COVID-19 exposed and exacerbated the mental toll of being a healthcare worker especially in low-resource settings in Asia. As we move toward a new normal, governments, hospitals and mental health experts are beginning to support the neglected community of health care workers, but many challenges are yet to be addressed.