An initiative known as the food-water-energy nexus, aims to explore ways to meet the world’s increasing demand for food without straining natural resources, and is undertaken by scientists and engineers. […]
Being in the veterinary profession made me realise that many healthy pet dogs and cats are euthanised due to behavioural problems linked to maladaptive anxiety and fear. In people, depression and other mental health issues are emerging areas of concern, and according to WHO, suicide is the 15th leading cause of death worldwide. I have developed a passion for understanding stress, anxiety, and resilience in animals and people. This exciting journey of pursuing a PhD in neuroscience will enable me to contribute to the enhanced understanding of mechanisms regulating neuronal responses to stress and enrichment for the development of therapies for vulnerable humans and animals.
Schizophrenia is a mental disorder whereby impaired brain development leads to imbalanced signals within the brain. Patients suffer from hallucinations, paranoia, and a decreased quality of life. Two genes, DTNBP1 […]
Ecstasy, also known as methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA), is a highly addictive drug that acts as a stimulant and causes hallucination. Researchers from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia studied the health effects […]
Researchers at Tufts University say that dental pulp from teeth could help treat macular degeneration, an eye disease that involves cellular debris and blood vessels forming in the retina over months […]
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is the rapid loss of kidney function, with death rate of more than 60 percent among intensive care patients. Using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) has […]
Assistant Professor Dr Mandar Chitre and his team of researchers from NUS Environmental Research Institute (NERI) developed robot swans that conduct highly advanced water monitoring. They recently tested this new […]
A Chinese factory worker, identified only as Zhou, had his left hand completely severed when it got stuck in a spinning blade. The local hospital in China’s Hunan province told […]