Cold facts on polar research

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  • Sunday, 05 Apr 2015

Enthusiastic expeditioner: Dr Wong seen here at Casey Station in Antarctica. Her research has focused on the effects of ultraviolet radiation on polar, temperate and tropical microalgae.

Malaysian scientists make their mark in the icy regions of Antarctica and the Arctic.

WHAT strikes you first about Dr Wong Chiew Yew is her petite frame and soft-spoken demeanour. Her long, straight hair falls neatly, framing her gentle and kind face.

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