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  • In pictures: The making of Chinese New Year Street Light-Up 2017 lanterns
    15 Dec 2016

    SINGAPORE: The year of 2016 is still edging to a close, but preparations for 2017's Chinese New Year Street Light-Up in Chinatown are already under way. A highlight for next year's show: More than 4,000 handcrafted lanterns - the largest number for the event yet.

  • EmTech Asia’s ‘Innovators Under 35’ Finalists Announced
    12 Dec 2016

    Ten young scientists and tech entrepreneurs from Singapore, Malaysia and Australia have been named as finalists in MIT Technology Review’s ‘Innovators Under 35’ list.

  • This Singaporean device can power up any ol’ wheelchair with its motor
    12 Dec 2016

    EMMA can go up to a top speed of 10 kilometres per hour Anyone has ever had to spend a day in a wheelchair can attest to how painstakingly difficult it is to get around with it, especially on an uphill slope — a journey that might leave one with aching arms and gasping for air.

  • SUTD student invention prevents falling asleep at the wheel
    11 Dec 2016

    He was in the police during national service and had to drive during the midnight shift. After nearly falling asleep at the wheel several times, Mr Loo Jun Wen, 21, realised how easy it was for motorists to doze off.

  • Got a technological solution? Wear it
    10 Dec 2016

    Fancy a wrist device that warns you if your current location makes you a prime target for mosquitoes, an ever-present concern with viruses like dengue fever and Zika?

  • A safer drive with the Risk Watch
    10 Dec 2016

    He was in the police during national service and had to drive during the midnight shift. After nearly falling asleep at the wheel several times, Mr Loo Jun Wen, 21, realised how easy it was for motorists to doze off.

  • Singapore Strengthens Commitment To Research Integrity
    30 Nov 2016

    Four of Singapore’s top universities and research institutions are adopting a unified set of standards for research publications.

  • Closing The Loop Amidst the Cobblestones of Malmo
    30 Nov 2016

    We're gathered in the historic city of Malmo, Sweden this week with six innovators and some of the world's leading experts on sustainability to harness the power of collective solutions. "It's amazing to be here in Malmö with this years innovators," says Sofus Midtgaard the Nordic lead on LAUNCH.

  • New research shows chitosan bioplastics may help seal tissue tears or other injuries
    29 Nov 2016

    Chitosan, a biomaterial derived from the chitin shells of crustaceans and insects, has already been developed by scientists at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering into an environmentally-friendly and fully biodegradable substitute for plastic.