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Joi Ito: Cyber Security Is Like An Immune System Joi Ito: Cyber Security Is Like An Immune System
  • October 21st, 2014
  • Cyber security is like an immune system: you don’t get stronger by completely shielding yourself from any germs, says Mr. Joichi Ito, director of the MIT Media Lab.

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Editorials

Joi Ito: Cyber Security Is Like An Immune System

Joi Ito: Cyber Security Is Like An Immune System

Cyber security is like an immune system: you don’t get stronger by completely shielding yourself from any germs, says Mr. Joichi Ito, director of the MIT Media Lab.

When Scientists Go To The Movies

When Scientists Go To The Movies

If you manage to coax them out of the lab, do remember that scientists may not see movies the same way you do.

Experience The Glorious, Messy Insides Of The Human Body

Experience The Glorious, Messy Insides Of The Human Body

Instead of turning to Wikipedia, why not take a trip to the Human Body Experience at the Science Center Singapore to answer all those burning questions about how the body works?

The Academy And Industry: Not Necessarily At Odds

The Academy And Industry: Not Necessarily At Odds

While scientists may sometimes see basic and applied research as two opposing ends of the spectrum, combining the two has been beneficial, share A*STAR’s top leaders.

What Kind Of Research Can We Trust?

What Kind Of Research Can We Trust?

As seen in the case of Tamiflu, better ways of dealing with conflicts of interest are needed, write Adam Dunn and Florence Bourgeois.

Yamanaka: iPSCs Could Help Fill Our Blood Banks

Yamanaka: iPSCs Could Help Fill Our Blood Banks

Imagine a world where we no longer need blood donors, says Professor Shinya Yamanaka, Nobel laureate and inventor of induced pluripotent stem cell technology.

Scientists, Mind Your Ethos

Scientists, Mind Your Ethos

What on earth is ethos and why is it important for scientists? Two papers in PNAS shed some light.

Balancing Healthcare Innovation & Cost

Balancing Healthcare Innovation & Cost

New medical technologies could benefit patients, but adoption should always be tempered by cost concerns, said Dr. Ruben Flores at Medical Fair Asia 2014.

Curiosity Changes The Brain To Enhance Learning

Curiosity Changes The Brain To Enhance Learning

Those who are curious about a topic will not only want to know more, but will also remember more.

Keeping The Economy Healthy

Keeping The Economy Healthy

How does an economy stay healthy and keep on growing? SMU Professor Hoon Hian Teck takes a macroeconomics approach to address these questions.