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.
Dr. Wan Yue has been awarded the Branco Weiss Fellowship for her work using RNA to tackle antimicrobial resistance.
In recognition for his contributions to manufacturing technologies, NUS’ Professor Andrew Nee has been awarded the 2014 SME Gold Medal.
Singaporean scientists can now compete for grants, postdoctoral fellowships and career development awards under HFSP funding programs.
Nikhil Srivastava has won this year’s George Pólya Prize for solving a 50 year old mathematical problem.
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.
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.
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.
The retraction of the controversial STAP cell papers should stimulate much needed discussions on scientific reform, Rebecca Tan writes.
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.