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Vol 24 No. 11 November 2020
Genetic Studies for Diabetes in Asia: The Key to Precision Medicine
Unlocking the Key: Genetic Links to Diabetes in Asia
Diabetes is a fast-growing epidemic in Asia. With more than 60 percent of people with diabetes in the world living in Asia, it is a public health concern as the increasing number of diabetes cases each year. Genetic studies on diabetes in Asian populations could therefore provide answers linking pathophysiology and genes that could pose increased risk of diabetes.
Insights from the 2020 Tokyo Tech Research Showcase: Biotechnology for Industrial Use
Professors from the Tokyo Institute of Technology present their latest work in various biotechnological fields, with applications...
Emerging Class of Cancer Therapy Agents
An emerging class of anticancer drugs known as vascular – disrupting agents (VDAs) have been developed through preclinical and...
Battling Climate Change with Artificial Intelligence
Despite its large carbon footprint and high amounts of waste generated every year, the tech industry might be the solution...
Next Stop: SPACE
Commercial space flight for space tourism might seem costly and far from an ordinary individual’s reach. However, over the past decade...
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Vol 24 No. 11 November 2020
FEATURES  
Emerging Class of Cancer Therapy Agents
by Deborah Seah
An emerging class of anticancer drugs known as vascular – disrupting agents (VDAs) have been developed through preclinical and clinical trials that function to selectively target the forme...
Unlocking the Key: Genetic Links to Diabetes in Asia
by Deborah Seah
Diabetes is a fast-growing epidemic in Asia. With more than 60 percent of people with diabetes in the world living in Asia, it is a public health concern as the number of diabetes cases increases each year...
COLUMNS  
Battling Climate Change with Artificial Intelligence - By Deborah Seah
Despite its large carbon footprint and high amounts of waste generated every year, the tech industry might just be the solution to the world’s climate change problems.
Next Stop: SPACE - By Deborah Seah
Commercial space flight for space tourism might seem costly and far from an ordinary individual’s reach.
EYE ON CHINA  
New Leukaemia Vaccine Developed
Researchers from the Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Zhujiang Hospital of Southern Medical University develop a new precise therapeutic leukaemia vaccine.
Engineering Material for Battery Research Advancement
An international team of researchers publish details of an engineered electrode material that could boost further research in developing advance electrical batteries.
INSIDE INDUSTRY  
New Hope for Detecting Early Stage Pulmonary Hypertension Artificial Intelligence Tool to Predict Severity of Pneumonia Leveraging on Blockchain Technology for Personal COVID-19 Medical Records
BIOBOARD  
Genome of Corals Reveal Secrets to its Survival
Team of researchers sequenced and analysed the genomes of 15 different species of coral to better understand how its genetic make-up enables it to survive warmer oceans as a result of climate change.
Novel Technique for Live Imaging Deep Brain Structures at High Spatial and Temporal Resolution
Launch of Prehospital Emergency and Research Centre (PERC) in Singapore
New Insights about the RNA Degradome with Agricultural Applications
Physical and Cognitive Benefits of Exercise and Good Nutrition
NEWS CRUNCH  
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news WEIPU, AstraZeneca, Huadong Medicine, Saint-Gobain, Baxter, Wuxi AppTec, Henlius, Medtronic and more confirmed to speak at E&L China this December
news Singapore company among the ten winners of Falling Wall Breakthrough of the Year 2020, Science Start-up
news PharmaSources Launches the Export-Driven Event CPhI & P-MEC China E-Trade Season
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