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Chemical Used In PVC Production Linked To Kidney Stones

A new study suggests that exposure to the industrial chemical trimethyltin chloride may be a risk factor for nephrolithiasis, or kidney stones.

Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes Are Resistant To Malaria, Study

Scientists report the establishment of a strain of malaria-resistant mosquitoes.

Tackle Myopia By Getting Children Out-Of-Doors, Studies Say

Spending more time outdoors may help prevent or minimize nearsightedness in children, scientists say.

600-Year-Old Chinese Coin Found In Kenya Shows Ancient Trade Links

A 600-year-old Chinese coin unearthed on the Kenyan island of Manda provides evidence that trade existed between China and east Africa decades ago.

Sun Yat-sen University, Johns Hopkins To Collaborate

A new collaboration between Sun Yat-sen University and Johns Hopkins Medicine International sets the stage for the training of clinical investigators in China.

Twisted Light At The Single Photon Level

Researchers have demonstrated that light in tiny integrated arrays of emitters does not propagate in straight rays, contradicting traditional concepts in physics.

Scientists Find Genes Linked To Blindness

Singapore scientists have identified three new genes associated with Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness in Chinese people.

Novel Gene Mutations Implicated In Bile Duct Cancer Caused By Liver Fluke Infection

Investigators from Singapore and Thailand have discovered new bile duct cancer-associated gene mutations that are caused by a type of parasitic flatworm infection.

Mystery Of The Vanishing Neutrinos Solved

The Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment today reported the first results of its search for the last, most elusive piece of a long-standing puzzle: how is it that neutrinos can appear to vanish as they travel?