A new meta-review of published epidemiological studies supports the association of alcohol consumption with cancer at seven sites in the body. This is, by far, the strongest statement to have […]
Manish graduated in Biomedical Sciences from University of Delhi, India and finished his doctorate from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in RNA biology while working on molecular mechanisms of brain development in mice.
Currently, he is working as a Research Fellow in Institute of Medical Biology, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) with the Translational Control in Development and Disease group. His research areas include developing molecular therapies against glioblastomas and breast cancers as well as investigating mechanisms involved in muscular dystrophies.
He is a music lover and loves playing the sitar. An ardent follower of Manchester United and Formula One, he likes to spend his time reading, watching movies and cooking.
In the largest endeavour of its kind, on July 11th, hundreds of thousands of people in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India participated in planting 50 million trees in […]
Bramble Cay is so small; it’s not technically an island, but a cay, at 340m by 150m which is a 20-minute walk from end to end or about the size […]
Arrival of the Duanwu (Dragon Boat) festival also brings along with it the rice dumplings season. Zongzi (or sticky rice dumplings) are traditionally eaten during this festival that falls on […]
To gain better insights into the biology of brain tumors, scientists at the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh plan to 3D print a tumor-like construct. Malignant brain tumors are responsible for […]
India might finally have its first transgenic seed available in farmer fields, if approved. Introduction of genetically modified (GM) mustard has had a tumultuous history in the country. Several activist […]
About a month back, tonnes of dead fish washed up on hundreds of kilometres of Vietnam’s coastline, from Ha Tinh to Hue. This was suspected to be the result of […]