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A hardy rodent with 'extraordinary' anticancer defences
6-April-2017

Scientists are getting closer to understanding how naked mole rats, the world’s longest living rodent species, avoid cancer, which could lead to safer stem cell therapies for human diseases.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
 
Developing Smoking Cessation Practitioners through SCOPE
6-April-2017

Malaysia has implemented a number of legislative activities over the decade of participation in the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC). NARCC (UM) developed a training program - Smoking Cessation Organizing, Planning and Execution (SCOPE) which is accredited by the Ministry of Health.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya Category: People
 
Damping gives a faster switch
5-April-2017

Controlling memory with electric fields enables faster and more energy-efficient computing.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Category: Technology
 
Alkaloid synthesis shows the strength in diversity
5-April-2017

A transition metal catalyst triggers the transformation of an advanced synthetic intermediate into a whole family of naturally occurring molecules.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Category: Science
 
The perfect pattern to trap light
5-April-2017

Superimposing two lattices of similar periods creates structures that researchers can design to control and localize light.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Category: Technology
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