Influencers tell Singaporean millennials to be angry ‘productively’

Panellists at an academic conference told young Singaporeans to stay angry all the time. 'Continue to keep your youthful idealism and keep “being angry productively” while facing social causes you have passion for,' the influencers said. At the Singapore Perspectives 2020: Politics conference organised by the Institute of Policy Studies on Monday (Jan 20), a … Continue reading Influencers tell Singaporean millennials to be angry ‘productively’

Chinese scholars jailed for research on genetically modified babies

Three researchers involved in the births of genetically edited babies have been convicted and sentenced for practicing medicine illegally, Chinese state media said Monday. The report by Xinhua news agency said lead researcher He Jiankui was sentenced to three years and fined 3 million yuan ($430,000). Undated image shows Chinese scientist He Jiankui speaking during … Continue reading Chinese scholars jailed for research on genetically modified babies

Amazing facts to know about Aguero, Neymar, Ronaldo and Suarez

A group of researchers have revealed some “strange” natural qualities that make Cristiano Ronaldo extraordinary. Ronaldo has proved his exceptional qualities with five Ballon d’Or, including numerous clubs, individual and national trophies—making him unarguably one of the best footballers of all time. His amazing capabilities became subject of a study carried out by researchers in … Continue reading Amazing facts to know about Aguero, Neymar, Ronaldo and Suarez

Infertility Problems: Men warned to avoid Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen and other painkillers have been identified to have negative effects on fertility. According to findings from a small study conducted by expert researchers, taking the common painkiller ibuprofen has been linked to other factors responsible for infertility in men. The researchers noted that their study was inspired by a decline in male fertility around the world, … Continue reading Infertility Problems: Men warned to avoid Ibuprofen

Researchers find drug combination which slows the growth of cancer tumors

Researchers from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) have identified a two-drug combination that reduces growth Ewing sarcoma tumors in mice better than either drug alone. One of the drugs, vincristine, is a chemotherapy agent that is part of the standard treatment for patients with Ewing sarcoma. The other, YK-4-279, is an experimental drug that targets an abnormality, called a fusion protein, that … Continue reading Researchers find drug combination which slows the growth of cancer tumors

How to easily spot a liar

We've all been lied to. No doubts about that, and at one point or the other you may have also been there, done that or still doing it. But don't worry, this isn't about you. Wouldn't it be nice if we never lied to people who trusted us? Of course, whatever we do comes back … Continue reading How to easily spot a liar

Children inherit intelligence from their mothers

"I inherited that from my mother," will henceforth stand as a verified answer if someone, somehow asked why you're so smart. Researchers say they have proof that a mothers's genetics determines how smart her kids can be. The argument also adds that a man makes very little or no contributions in a child's IQ formation, and there's … Continue reading Children inherit intelligence from their mothers