Building A Healthy Brain

ADOLESCENTS are supposed to go through the shenanigans that drive their parents crazy. The ‘adaptive-adolescent’ perspective of the adolescent brain, can be tricky to embrace —the more so for parents...

Inside the Adolescent Brain

  IN A longitudinal study of 1,800 teenagers over 13 years at the American National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Dr Jay Giedd, has shown that the brain seems to...

The Adolescent Brain – Crazy by Design

  WE TEND to think of adolescence as a time of turbulence; a crazy, tumultuous period in human life that is often marked by stormy arguments, sullen silences, hormones run amok...

Soothing The Itch

Finding a good fix for his own itch led Jason Humphries to scratch his head in search of a solution. Humphries’ search for respite from his fungal infection led him...

Stemming The Flagrant Cells

Those who are shouting that stem cell therapy is the next big thing are on shaky ground reckons researchers in the field. By Basia Chow The past decade has seen...

Selling Wonder Cells

There’s no such thing as the fountain of youth. There is, however, science, and the possibilities that stem cell research offers. By Basia Chow This was the stuff of science-fiction...

Simply Useful

Billionaire Manoj Bhargava plans to give away 99% of his wealth to help the poorer half of the world, and he wants to use Singapore as his base of...