AsianScientist (Nov. 4, 2015) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in October 2015.
- The Greatest Adventure In The World
Nobel Laureate Sydney Brenner, who is also Singapore’s first honorary citizen, has been deeply involved in biomedical research in Singapore since the 1980s.
- Sperm Grown On Mice Produce Live Monkeys
Six healthy monkeys have been born using sperm grown from testis tissue transplanted onto the backs of mice.
- Singapore Launches Driverless Car Trials
Autonomous vehicles that don’t rely on GPS have begun to operate on a 6 km route within the One North business park.
- NUS Launches US$18 Million Program In Synthetic Biology
The NUS Synthetic Biology for Clinical and Technological Innovation (SynCTI) hopes to position Singapore as one of the leading synthetic biology hubs of the world.
- Crucial Hurdle In Quantum Computing Overcome
For the first time, researchers have built the basic building block of a quantum computer—a two-qubit logic gate—and have done so using existing silicon technology.
- Eight Scientific Facts About The Haze
What do we know about the causes and effects of the haze? Here are eight scientific facts about it.
- A Liquid Microfluidics Twist On Flexible Sensors
Unlike typical rigid or solid-state wearable sensors, this version developed by Singaporean researchers uses liquid microfluidics.
Source: Asian Scientist Magazine; Photo: Serge Saint/Flickr/CC.
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