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Vol 25, No. 06, June 2021
Shining Light on the “Silent Thief”

Researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Singapore Eye Research Institiute (SERI) have discovered a genetic mutation linked to exfoliation syndrome, the most common cause of glaucoma.

The Next Giant Leap for Transport: AMoD-PT Integrated Transport System

Novel study by Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) and MIT scientists has demonstrated benefits to be reaped from co-existence between Autonomous Mobility-on-Demand (AMoD) services and Public Transport (PT) systems.

A Wake-up Call from the Seabed

Researchers from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) asserts the success of trawl bans to improve biodiversity of marine organisms and recover marine benthos to drive oceanic revival.

Setting the Stage for New Antibiotics

esearchers from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has unlocked the inner workings of RNA polymerase-inhibiting Myxopyronin antibiotics, opening doors to the development of a new class of drugs targeting a sub-component in RNA-polymerase, the β-lobe.

Boosting Body Heat: A Rising Star for Anti-Obesity Treatment

Researchers from Garvan Institute of Medical Research discovers a safe and effective alternative to beat obesity by inhibiting Y1 receptors that elevate the production of body heat and promote fat metabolism.

Strep A Human Challenge Model Paves the Way for Vaccines

Researchers from Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) successfully develops Strep A human challenge model for vaccine trials and evaluation using special strain of mild Group A Streptococcus bacterium.

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Controlling Microbes: Key to Reducing Carbon Emissions?

A team of ecologists from San Diego State University reveals the effects of changing weather patterns on soil microbial activity and global carbon emissions.

Breaking Down Borders of Gene Conservation Methods: Trees to Insects

Researchers from University of York have found positive responses from UK landowners and conservationists on diversifying gene conservation techniques from trees to insect species to encourage genetic biodiversity.

Adding Dimension to 2D Sheets Makes Way for New Materials

Physicists from the University of Bath in the United Kingdom has uncovered a new way of rearranging 2D materials into 3D shapes, altering energy landscapes and paving the way for the development of new materials.

Healthy Heart, Healthy Brain

Researchers from Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study have associated obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels during childhood, with declining brain function during later stages of life.

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