7 Must-Read Stories In October 2015

From driverless cars to liquid microfluidics sensors, research from Singapore is heavily featured in our top articles published in October 2015.

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.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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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Asian Scientist Magazine is an award-winning science and technology magazine that highlights R&D news stories from Asia to a global audience. The magazine is published by Singapore-headquartered Wildtype Media Group.

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