The Wiley Asia Blog
Connecting Asia Pacific users in the Scientific, Technical, Medical and Scholarly (STMS) field | The Wiley Asia Blog is for the growing number of Asia Pacific users where a number of posts on the latest research in Physical, Health, Life, Social Sciences and Humanities from leading journals and resources can be found.
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Many animal species have evolved sophisticated camouflage to avoid predators, yet research in New Phytologist has found that in the plant world a Chinese species of herb uses its grey leaves to blend into its mountainside surroundings. As a defense strategy camouflage can be costly for plants. Flowers which rely on attracting insects for pollination […] The post Going Grey: Chinese Plants Evolve Alpine Camouflage to Avoid Attack appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.
With more than 180 million people in the country and industrialization, Pakistan is facing some risks of air pollution. Various vehicles, power plants and industrial activities contribute to poor ambient air quality in South Asia Nation. Researchers measured and analysed air pollution in Pakistan by monitoring hourly air quality from 2007 to 2011. While carbon […] The post Air Quality in Pakistan : Just What You Need to Know appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.
Keeping up-to-date with current research trend is great. It really is. Yet, once in a while, you need to time-travel to immerse yourself in great findings of past decades. But how? When you are on the verge of finalizing a new compelling research and tend to realize that something you like to cite is not […] The post Let’s Time-Travel to Dig Priceless Research appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.
Do you know that there are millions of people around the world that lack access to safe and clean water for daily consumption? As a result, waterborne illnesses claim the lives of many children and adults in the world, especially in developing nations. This water crisis has led to many scientists and researchers finding ways […] The post Will Nanofiltration Bring Practical Clean Water? appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.
Every day, we receive conflicting news reports on various medical claims and treatments. As a layman, how can we differentiate credible sources of evidence from misguided messages, to make informed healthcare decisions? Let us hear from Dr. Lai Nai Ming, Associate Professor at Taylor’s University, School of Medicine in Malaysia and learn how he validates […] The post Interview: How to Validate Medical Claims Using Evidence-Based Medicine Databases appeared first on Wiley Asia […]
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