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AUSTRALIA
•  Diabetes drug may reduce heart attack risk
•  E. coli jabs toxin into gut cells
•  Survival of wildlife species depends on its neighbor's genes

INDONESIA
•  Indonesia sets a carbon time-bomb

SINGAPORE
•  New 3D hair follicle model to accelerate cure for baldness
•  Patient, heal thyself: Solution to personalized treatment for chronic infections could lie In the patient's own blood
•  NTU and A*STAR scientists create super biomaterials from squids, mussels and sea snails 

UNITED STATES
•  Drug erases brain tumor in mice
•  To treat obesity, consider 100 trillion gut bugs
•  How having worms could ward off diabetes
•  Heartbeat protects medical implants from hackers
•  Team uncovers HIV's secret survival trick
•  TB genomes yield insights on drug resistance

AFRICA
•  Meningitis vaccine cuts cases by 94 per cent in Chad

LATIN AMERICA
•  Online guides help poor labs build their own equipment

EYE ON CHINA
•  Agilent Technologies recognized by Frost & Sullivan as 2013 Laboratory Analytical Instrumentation Company of the Year in China
•  Verisante Technology, Inc. announces study on nasopharnygeal cancer in China
•  ICON signs collaboration agreement with the Taiwan National Centre of Excellence for clinical trials and research
•  MicuRx completes $25 million Series B financing
•  Connecticut's CURE network welcomes HLK, its first Chinese member company
•  2013 BIO Convention in China to connect biotech industry to the world's 2nd largest biopharmaceutical market
•  Partner State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology opened at HKU
•  Amgen and ShanghaiTech University announce plans for Amgen China R&D center to open on ShanghaiTech campus
•  CANbridge Life Sciences enters into agreement with Azaya Therapeutics to develop ATI-1123 for lung cancer in China and North Asia

FEATURES
•  Nanject: Drug Delivery Cancer Cells Detection
•  Potential Thrills and Perils of Synthetic Biology
•  A Novel Technology to Protect from Airborne Viruses
•  Creating A New, Safer Generation of Hyaluronic Acid for Pharmaceutical Applications
•  The Benefits of Refractive Index Detection for UHPLC

PEOPLE WATCH
•  Commited To Asia

REVIEW
•  CMT's 2nd Palm Oil Africa Explores If Africa is Ready to Emerge as the Next Palm Oil Hub
•  CMT's 6th Algae World Asia Resumes in Bangkok This October to Showcase New Vistas

INSIDE INDUSTRY
•  Cochlear implant creator honoured with top US prize
•  Argentina extends its tech transfer ties with Africa
•  Latin American link-up aims for US$1 syphilis test
•  A*STAR, NSC, NTU collaborate to advance skin research
•  Agilent Technologies Thought Leader Award supports Institut Curie, Dr. Emmanuel Barillot's web-based tools for cancer and drug-safety research
•  Agilent Technologies and Temasek Polytechnic open analytical sciences laboratory

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NEWS CRUNCH  
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news EmTech Asia explores future of life, humanity and economy
news Biology of Ageing II - Impactful Interventions
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Asia Pacific Biotech News
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APBN Editorial Calendar 2018
January:
Obesity / Outlook for 2018
February:
Searching for the fountain of youth
March:
Women in Science - Making a difference
April:
Digestive health in the 21st century - Trust your guts
May:
Asthma / Dental health
June:
Oncology / Biotech landscape in APAC
July:
Water management / Vaccination
August:
Regenerative medicine / Biotech start ups
September:
Digital healthcare / 3D printing
October:
Bones / Breast cancer
November:
Liver health / Top science research nations & institutions
December:
AIDS / Breakthrough of the year/Emerging trends
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