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Vol 23, No. 10, October 2019
Disruptive Urban Farming — Microbes, Plasmids, and Recycling
Ensuring food security for the future
Apart from providing the technology, we also need to look into how these technologies are delivered to the hands of the growers
Natural products produced by fermentation hold potential to help Singapore's farming economy grow
SMART team's genetic breakthrough set to improve crop yields in urban farms — By Dr Kang Zhou and Dr Sarojam Rajani
Micro-organisms and digestive health
An interview with nutrition advisor, Dr Chen Zhen-Yu, on the importance of digestive health and tips on how to maintain it
Implications of ALTAIR study on clinical practice and patient experience
Currently on Phase IV of its clinical trials, the Japanese Treat and Extend Study of Aflibercept...
Life of a Scientist at Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART)
Understanding and fighting antimicrobial resistance with Dr Lee Wei Lin
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Vol 23, No. 10, October 2019
FEATURES  
Ensuring food security for the future
Apart from providing the technology, we also need to look into how these technologies are delivered to the hands of the growers. — By Andre Oliveria
Natural products produced by fermentation hold potential to help Singapore's farming economy grow
SMART team's genetic breakthrough set to improve crop yields in urban farms — By Dr Kang Zhou and Dr Sarojam Rajani
COLUMNS  
Understanding aspects and applications of Harm Reduction in Asia
Consideration of harm reduction policies and products to avert the negative effects of addictive consumption of harmful substances.
EYE ON CHINA  
Chinese scientist find new possibilities in dengue virus control
Researchers from Tsinghua University, the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, and the University of Connecticut found human blood serum iron helps to control dengue virus infection.
China taps into artificial intelligence to improve pharmacy services
China toughens crackdown on illegal African swine fever vaccines
INSIDE INDUSTRY  
Collaborative launch of translational R&D hub to enhance clinical diagnostic development efforts New funding help to support expansion of eye treatment facilities across Vietnam Alarm raised over increased targeted cyberattacks against pharmaceutical industry
BIOBOARD  
Science, Tech, and policies convene for a sustainable future
Leaders in Science (LIS) Forum held yearly since 2016, served as an opening event for the One-North Festival, covering salient tech-policy issues of the day.
Researchers uncover the mechanism behind cancer-causing E.coli toxin setting the path to new preventive measures for colorectal cancer
Novel technology to determine classification of cancer cells through DNA barcodes
Identification of specific proteins can aid in development of novel therapeutic targets for heart diseases
How evolutionarily conserved genetic material determines reproductive ability of plants
NEWS CRUNCH  
news The Proteona Oncology Challenge using ESCAPETM Single Cell Proteogenomic Analysis
news New computational fluid dynamics solution for modeling aerosol mixtures in biomedical and environmental research
news Medial Fair Thailand opened on 11th September 2019 with a focus on future-proofing Thailand's healthcare industry to meet the challenges and opportunities of the next decade
news Biofuel Producers and Users to Convene in Singapore for Global Biofuels Summit
PR NEWSWIRE  
Asia Pacific Biotech News
SPOTLIGHT  
LIFE OF A SCIENTIST  

APBN Editorial Calendar 2019
January:
Taiwan Medical tourism
February:
Marijuana as medicine — Legal marijuana will open up scientific research
March:
Driven by curiosity
April:
Career developments for researchers
May:
What's cracking — Antibodies in ostrich eggs
June:
Clinical trials — What's in a name?
July:
Traditional Chinese medicine in modern healthcare — Integrating both worlds
August:
Digitalization vs Digitization — Exploring Emerging Trends in Healthcare
September:
Healthy Ageing — How Science is chipping in
October:
Disruptive Urban Farming — Microbes, Plasmids, and Recycling
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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