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  • July 22nd, 2014
  • China’s Rainbow Fish submersible has been designed to reach depths of 11,000 m, allowing it to explore the deepest known part of the ocean, Challenger Deep.

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Rainbow Fish Takes On Challenger Deep

Rainbow Fish Takes On Challenger Deep

China’s Rainbow Fish submersible has been designed to reach depths of 11,000 m, allowing it to explore the deepest known part of the ocean, Challenger Deep.

Wan Yue First Singaporean To Win Branco Weiss Fellowship

Wan Yue First Singaporean To Win Branco Weiss Fellowship

Dr. Wan Yue has been awarded the Branco Weiss Fellowship for her work using RNA to tackle antimicrobial resistance.

Andrew Nee Awarded 2014 SME Gold Medal

Andrew Nee Awarded 2014 SME Gold Medal

In recognition for his contributions to manufacturing technologies, NUS’ Professor Andrew Nee has been awarded the 2014 SME Gold Medal.

Singapore Joins Human Frontier Science Program

Singapore Joins Human Frontier Science Program

Singaporean scientists can now compete for grants, postdoctoral fellowships and career development awards under HFSP funding programs.

Nikhil Srivastava Awarded 2014 George Pólya Prize

Nikhil Srivastava Awarded 2014 George Pólya Prize

Nikhil Srivastava has won this year’s George Pólya Prize for solving a 50 year old mathematical problem.

Clinician-Researcher Iain Tan Wins 2014 Singapore Youth Award

Clinician-Researcher Iain Tan Wins 2014 Singapore Youth Award

In recognition of his contributions to cancer research in both the clinic and the lab, Dr. Iain Tan has been awarded the 2014 Singapore Youth Award.

James Best Appointed Dean Of NTU’s Medical School

James Best Appointed Dean Of NTU’s Medical School

Professor James Best, a pioneering diabetes clinician with 30 years of experience in medical leadership, has been appointed the Dean of the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

Kailas Wins 2014 Rolex Award For Science & Health

Kailas Wins 2014 Rolex Award For Science & Health

Ms. Neeti Kailas has won the 2014 Young Laureate for Science & Health for her invention of a portable device to screen newborns for hearing impairment.

High Stakes Science: Controversial Stem Cell Papers Retracted

High Stakes Science: Controversial Stem Cell Papers Retracted

The retraction of the controversial STAP cell papers should stimulate much needed discussions on scientific reform, Rebecca Tan writes.

Biocon’s Mazumdar-Shaw Awarded 2014 Global Economy Prize

Biocon’s Mazumdar-Shaw Awarded 2014 Global Economy Prize

Ms. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, founder of Indian biopharmaceutical Biocon, has been awared the 2014 Global Economy Prize at the Kiel Institute’s 100th anniversary celebrations.