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For Memory, Bigger Is Better For Memory, Bigger Is Better
  • September 1st, 2014
  • Joel Pearson examines the science of memory, and how it relates to brain size.

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Editorials

For Memory, Bigger Is Better

For Memory, Bigger Is Better

Joel Pearson examines the science of memory, and how it relates to brain size.

The Importance of Being an Ethical Company

The Importance of Being an Ethical Company

Firms must fine-tune their corporate governance mechanisms to prevent unethical behaviour and take quick action once they are found, says Professor Cheng Qiang from the SMU School of Accountancy.

Making Sense of Social Media

Making Sense of Social Media

Professor Lim Ee Peng from the SMU School of Information Systems turns Twitter noise into useful and informative data.

Estimating Risks and Resolving Paradoxes

Estimating Risks and Resolving Paradoxes

SMU Professor Lim Kian Guan uses sophisticated mathematical tools to extract information out of options data and provide more accurate risk estimates.

Measuring the Impact of Financial Policies

Measuring the Impact of Financial Policies

Mutual and hedge funds manage trillions of dollars, but how should they be regulated? Assistant Professor Tang Yuehua seeks to understand how incentives and policies affect the performance of funds.

Light Powered By Silk Cocoons

Light Powered By Silk Cocoons

Wet silk could be used to conduct electricity, although scientists say that any absorbent material would have the same effect.

Organizing Medical Meetings In Asia

Organizing Medical Meetings In Asia

The inaugural Healthcare Meetings Forum Asia 2014 brought together organizers, regulators and sponsors to discuss how to run successful medical conferences in the region. Rebecca Tan reports from Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Center.

Increasing Coal Tax Will Scale Up Indian Renewables

Increasing Coal Tax Will Scale Up Indian Renewables

Pallav Purohit looks at the range of measures the Indian government has put in place to boost the adoption of renewable energy.

Poor Coordination Stymies Philippine Solar Projects

Poor Coordination Stymies Philippine Solar Projects

The effectiveness of donor-driven solar projects is reduced by aid fragmentation and poor communication, study says.

How Science Can Help ASEAN’s Economic Integration

How Science Can Help ASEAN’s Economic Integration

As South-East Asia gears up to form a tighter economic community, states have much to gain from scientific input, says Joel D. Adriano.