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SciMy Interview: Professor Mark Stoneking (Part II)

SciMy Interview: Professor Mark Stoneking (Part II)

Professor Mark Stoneking is a world-renowned geneticist in the field of human evolution. He (along with Professor Rebecca Cann and the late Professor Allan Wilson) is known for proposing the Mitochondrial Eve hypothesis in 1987. We caught up with Prof. Stoneking while he was in Malaysia to give a talk at the Monash University Malaysia in March 2015. This is part II of the interview.

To the Malaysian Scientist…

To the Malaysian Scientist…

To the Malaysian Scientist…Keep pressing on! Malaysia needs you.

SciMy Interview: Professor Datuk Dr. A. Rahman A. Jamal

SciMy Interview: Professor Datuk Dr. A. Rahman A. Jamal

interviewed by Dr. Wong Kah Keng Prof. Datuk Dr. A. Rahman (MD, MRCP, PhD) is the founding director of the UKM Medical Molecular Biology Institute (UMBI) at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Kuala Lumpur. He graduated from UKM in Medicine in 1985 and obtained his […]

SciMy Interview: Dr. Lim Boo Liat (Part II)

SciMy Interview: Dr. Lim Boo Liat (Part II)

interviewed by Dr. Lee Hooi Ling In the first part of the interview (Issue 8), Dr. Lim Boo Liat offered a glimpse into his life before World War II and his journey to becoming a zoologist in the Institute for Medical Research. Although officially retired […]

Event Report: Science@Malaysia 2014

Event Report: [email protected] 2014

As part of the effort to promote scientific advancement in Malaysia, the inaugural [email protected] conference was recently organised by Scientific Malaysian and Oxford University Malaysia Club (OUMC) at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.

Life at CERN: The Mythbuster Edition

Life at CERN: The Mythbuster Edition

A column by Yi Ling Hwong Deep beneath the plains of the Franco-Swiss border near Geneva, in a man-made tunnel stretching over 27 km, lies one of humankind’s greatest engineering feats of all time. The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the flagship accelerator of the European […]

Exploring an age-old question: Can we demystify skin color?

Exploring an age-old question: Can we demystify skin color?

by Dr. Ang Khai Chung In February 2009, while I was still a graduate student at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), I received a call from the Director of Academic Heritage Museum, Emeritus Prof. Dato’ Dr. Hood Salleh, to be present at his office. He introduced […]

New Eyes on the Universe: The Square Kilometre Array

New Eyes on the Universe: The Square Kilometre Array

by Koay Jun Yi The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) has been touted as the most ambitious scientific endeavour in human history. It will be a radio telescope made up of more than 3000 individual antennas and dishes, spanning two continents. In a single day, the […]