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Expert: Gut bacteria determines human health

BY TAN SU LIN DID YOU KNOW that more than half of your body is not human? The human cells make up roughly less...

Viruses can steal our genetic code to create new human-virus genes

LIKE a scene out of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers," a virus infects a host and converts it into a factory for making more...

Face masks critical in preventing spread of COVID-19

A STUDY by a team of researchers led by a Texas A&M University professor has found that not wearing a face mask dramatically increases...

Human intervention into caves good for fungi biodiversity

HUMAN intrusion into natural habitats of plants and animals is usually frowned upon by society, especially environmentalists. But this is not true when it...

Gut feeling is real science! Know your microbiome!

BY TAN GUAN CHWEN FROM time to time, I wake up thinking, “something feels wrong, I may be falling ill.” I have learnt not to...

So what do we do with spoilt milk? Make T-shirts out...

EVER imagined your body being wrapped in a shirt made up of “bad” milk? Disgusted just by the thought of it? Well, be no...

Tomato’s hidden mutations revealed in study of 100 varieties

A new analysis of difficult-to-access genetic variation is the most comprehensive ever conducted in plants. It could guide the improvement of tomatoes and other crops. Human...

Of Covid-19, toilet rolls and stockpiling behavior

THE more intimidated you are by the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic and if you are one rated as “high” on the emotional  and conscientiousness scales...

What is an Opiorphin?

WOULD you take a painkiller that had been developed from human saliva? As yucky as it may sound, recent study suggests that we might...

How close are we to developing a Covid-19 vaccine?

THE coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. At the moment no specific vaccines and treatments are...

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