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Education 28 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

New varsity admission test

The Biomedical Admissions Test or BMATB/B>is a new university common admission test that will be piloted in November. Oxford, Cambridge and the Royal Society of Arts (OCR) will administer it.

World 15 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Researchers urge EU not to cut stem cell funding

LONDON (Reuters) - Leading scientists, biomedical research bodies and patient groups urged the European Parliament on Friday to maintain vital European Union funding for studies using embryonic stem cells.

World 24 Apr 2020 | 4:42 AM

Lawyers for ousted U.S. health official say he will file whistleblower's complaint

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for the ousted director of a U.S. agency responsible for the development of drugs to fight the COVID-19 pandemic said on Thursday he will file a whistleblower's complaint with two government offices over his reassignment.

World 08 May 2020 | 6:35 AM

Whistleblower offers window into HHS’s flawed COVID-19 response

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new whistleblower complaint has drawn attention for its allegations that the Trump administration retaliated against a scientist who sent early coronavirus warnings. The case also provides an insider account of the dysfunction critics say paralysed the Department of Health and Human Services at the dawn of the COVID-19 response.

AseanPlus News 28 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

China drafts rules on biotech

BEIJING: China has unveiled draft regulations on gene editing and other potentially risky biomedical technologies after a Chinese scientist’s claim of helping to create gene-edited babies roiled the global science community.

Education 29 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Heart for patient care

NOT everyone pursuing their studies in health sciences chooses to become a doctor. There are other routes worth considering including pharmacy, nutrition, biotechnology and biomedical sciences to name a few. Where education is essential, it helps to have access to programmes, that prepare students and graduates to perform different roles within the healthcare industry.

World 06 Feb 2016 | 4:04 AM

Brazilian health institute says discovered Zika in saliva, urine

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Scientists identified the Zika virus in the saliva and urine of two infected patients, a top Brazilian biomedical research institution said on Friday, prompting its president to urge pregnant women not to kiss strangers just as local carnival celebrations begin.

Nation 05 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

Prof: Switch to alternative energy

JOHOR BARU: The country should start using alternative energy or renewable energy resources to reduce dependency on fossil fuel, said Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Faculty of Biomedical and Health Science Engineering dean Prof Dr Abdul Halim Mohamed Yatim.

Education 23 Mar 2008 | 12:00 AM

Stimulating studies

ALEX Leow's desire to pursue medicine never wavered, even after he'd spent four years obtaining a degree in biomedical science at a local public university.

AseanPlus News 01 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Biomedics expands at Biopolis

AND then there were nine. Two gleaming new buildings - Immunos and Neuros - have been added to the seven at Biopolis, the nerve centre of Singapore's biomedical science ambitions.