Previous studies have suggested that consuming artificial sweeteners may cause overindulgence and pack on extra pounds. New research published in Cell Metabolism reveals the mechanism behind this counterintuitive effect. Artificial sweeteners […]
I am a fourth year graduate student at the Department of Biological Sciences, NUS. I study the initiation of intestinal cancer in zebrafish. I enjoy painting and science fiction.
Early detection is the key to treating any cancer effectively, especially the deadlier ones that don’t show any symptoms while slowly creeping and taking over the body completely. Late diagnosis […]
Athletes, are often looked upon by the general public as some sort of invincible warriors. Thus it is quite unsettling to hear news about an athlete collapsing due to a […]
Schizophrenia is one of the most debilitating mental illness that changes the way a person thinks, acts, expresses emotions, perceives reality, and relates to others. The disorder, which is not […]
Blood: Neurons calling, I must go Blood ebbs and flows throughout the body, carrying various hormones and nutrients and catering to the needs of the entire body. Cerebral circulation […]
We have all experienced the sensation of pain, be it a nasty paper cut or a fracture. The hypothalamus, an almond-sized region above the brain stem is responsible for controlling […]
Nothing worth having is ever easy to come by. The same goes for a healthy life. There may be some hard decisions and a lot of discipline, but when you […]