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How Unfussy Eaters Are Saving The World
Thanks to its feeding habits, the oriental latrine fly could just play a major role in food and environmental sustainability.
A Light-Activated Catalyst For Breaking Down BPA
Silver coated nanoparticles wrapped in sheets of graphene could be the secret to preventing BPA contamination, scientists say.
Three Asians Bestowed L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards
Three exceptional women from Asia have been recognized at the 17th annual L'Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science award.
Nine Asians Awarded 2014 TWAS Prizes
Scientists from China, Taiwan, India and Malaysia have been recognized for their work with the 2014 TWAS Prizes.
Bacteria Could Reduce Fertilizer Use In Sugarcane Production
Scientists have discovered a bacterium that could reduce the use of fertilizer in sugarcane production and improve yields.
Regular Exercise Could Protect Against Ovarian Cancer
Engaging in physical activities, including exercise as a leisure activity, could help protect women against ovarian cancer, finds a new study.
Researchers Identify New Type Of Intestinal Lymphoma
Researchers have identified a new type of deadly intestinal lymphoma that is particularly common in Asia.
It’s In The Genes: East Asians More Likely To Be Resistant To Some Cancer Drugs
A gene variant commonly found in individuals of East Asian descent, but not in African or European people, may be responsible for resistance to targeted cancer drugs used to treat certain types of leukemia and lung cancer.
SHIVA Project To Study Ozone Layer Depletion From Atmospheric Halogen
Malaysia plays host to a European Union backed climate science project, which has the potential to greatly increase our understanding of how the ocean affects the ozone layer.
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.