Cool Paint Can Make Urban Areas Feel 1.5°C Cooler

Applying cool paints to roofs, walls, and roads reduces heat absorption, making the built environment more comfortable for people

Heat-Proofing Crops

As temperatures rise and prolonged periods of droughts increase, agricultural scientists in Southeast Asia are developing heat-resistant crops to ensure that the region stays fed.

The Key To Climate Models

As more countries embrace climate modeling, researchers turn to AI to improve the accuracy and efficiency of their models.

An AI Model For Better Bone Cancer Prognosis

Kyushu University researchers have developed an innovative AI model for accurate osteosarcoma prognosis, thereby improving cancer detection and treatment.

Too Hot To Work

As more heatwaves sweep through Southeast Asia, outdoor workers are confronted with an increased risk of deaths, disabilities and health issues in the region.

An Eye On AI

Backed by immense computing power, breakthroughs in AI are transforming multiple facets of society, from the way we deliver patient care to how we harness renewable energy resources like solar power.

Tai Chi Can Improve Survival Rate of Advanced Lung Cancer Patients By A Year

The study found that tai chi can also help cancer patients sleep better.

Hot Centers

The Urban Heat Island effect is making densely populated areas in cities hotter. How are city planners and governments in Asia addressing this?

Forests Can Trap Airborne Microplastics

The study revealed that airborne microplastics stick to the waxy surfaces of forest canopy leaves, effectively serving as terrestrial reservoirs.

Supporting Women In STEM

As part of a continuing effort to bridge the gender gap for women scientists, L’Oréal Singapore celebrated three outstanding women researchers in the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science 2023 program. Dr Leow Wan Ru, Dr Yang Le and Dr Xue Shifeng each received S$10,000 to advance their research.