The first study demonstrating a strong link between heredity and hair greying was published in Nature Communications earlier this month. While it has long been known that hair texture, colour […]
Malavika is a graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology at NUS, where she studies lipid signalling in the context of inflammation induced pain. She is an avid reader, self-proclaimed food critic and science communication enthusiast.
Disruption in brain dynamics could underlie the pathophysiology of Huntington’s disease In 2011, IBM neuroscientists unveiled the Neural Tissue Simulator, a computer program that could simulate the way neurons talk to […]
In November 2015, Anthony. A. James and Ethan Bier from the Irvine and San Diego campuses of the University of California released a report detailing their development of genetically engineered […]
Fast food fans world over, you may want to rethink you dietary choices. A recent study published in Science Translational Medicine showed that eating large amounts of high calorie food […]
Turning 30 signifies the advent of middle age and brings with it a host of physiological changes such as slowing metabolism and bone density loss. The more obvious and irksome […]
Antibiotic use has rapidly increased around the world, over the past few decades. According to prescription data, the average two year old in the United States receives three courses of […]
Occasional forgetfulness and disorientation, leading to progressive memory loss and personality changes are characteristics of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). This neurodegenerative disorder can neither be reversed nor cured. It affects nearly […]