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Why Does Deadly Pufferfish Taste So Good?

Researchers in China have identified the key compounds responsible for the exotic taste of pufferfish.

Asians With Type 2 Diabetes At Greater Risk Of Cancer

Researchers have found that type 2 diabetes is linked with a 26 percent increase in the risk of death from cancer in Asians.

Immune-Boosting Drug Shows Promise For Treating Lupus

A drug used in immunotherapy could help suppress the overactive immune system of lupus patients in much lower doses, a study suggests.

Sparking New Ideas In Econometrics

More than 20 international experts discussed advancements in econometrics at the two-day “Frontiers in Econometrics” conference.

Asia: The Place To Be For Science

Meet and mingle with the world's best scientists and attend top ranked universities—all right here in Asia.

Zhang Dabing Assumes New Joint Professorial Position

The joint professorship between the University of Adelaide and Shanghai Jiao Tong University deepens the research ties between the two countries.

Activating Brown Fat To Lose Weight

A study in mice shows that a compound in traditional Chinese medicine could help weight loss by activating brown fat.

Diabetes Sufferers May Have Abnormal Gut Taste Mechanisms

Researchers have discovered that the way the gut "tastes" sweet food may be defective in sufferers of type 2 diabetes.