May’s visit yields US$1.3b in Chinese funds for British biotech and life sciences companies

China’s increasing zeal for improving biotechnology and medical services is music to the ears of the British government after two venture capital firms received 8 billion yuan (US$1.3 billion) in funding commitments from mainland investors during Prime Minister Theresa May’s three-day visit last week. Future Planet Capital and Eight Great Technologies signed the memorandums of understanding …

Scientists unlock secret of Malaysia’s proboscis monkeys

There is a secret to Sabah’s iconic male proboscis monkeys – when they become bigger, so will their body and testicles. But more importantly, the males with a bigger nose can attract more females. According to a scientific study, there is a clear link between the nose sizes of the males and the number of females …