About 100 researchers attended the Climate Change Adaptation: Aquatic Invasive and Coastal Restoration symposium, co-organised by NUS and the National Parks Board, to discuss about the increase of non-native animal, fish and plant species in Singapore; the impact they have on native species; and new ways of tracking down the invaders
The Sunday Times, 30 March 2014, Think, p43
Prof Leo Tan of the NUS Faculty of Science shared about his dreams and achievements. He is now focused on trying to double the endowment fund for the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS, and is also writing a book on science communication.
The Straits Times, 21 March 2014, Opinion, pA21
Scientists in Singapore lead by A/P Christoph Winkler are a step closer to finding a way to treat a spinal disease that currently has no known cure. Spinal muscular atrophy attacks nerve cells, and affects one in every 6,000 births globally -- and the clue to the treatment could lie in a small freshwater fish. Reported in Channel News Asia >> the article
(19 Dec 2013)