In the Lab
IN THE LAB

The Power Of Waste Heat

Scientists from South Korea used 3D printing to develop thermoelectric inks, which helped design tubes that can convert waste heat into electricity.

crop production loss, ozone pollution

Ozone Pollution Threatens Asia’s Food Security

Ozone pollution has been linked with about US$63 billion in annual crop production losses, slashing wheat, rice and maize yield in East Asia.
bioink, 3D printing

Printing Organs On-Demand With Safe Bioink

Scientists from South Korea have created a novel bioink compatible with the human body, enabling complex yet safe 3D printing of tissues and organs.
satellite imaging, earth monitoring

Clearing Cloudy Satellite Signals For Better Earth Imaging

Scientists have devised a novel cloud screening method for satellite imaging, enabling accurate and high-resolution Earth monitoring.
perovskite, memory device

A Flashy Trip Down Memory Lane

A novel memory device built by a Taiwan-Japan research team using perovskite material could enable seamless storage and high-speed data transfer.
microbiota, neurodegeneration

Brain Disorders Get A Gut Check

Certain gut bacteria promote degeneration of neurons causing medical conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, researchers from Hong Kong have found.
meat diet, air pollution

The Meaty Culprits Behind Air Pollution-Linked Deaths

Shifting to a less meat-intensive diet could reduce air pollution and avoid 75,000 annual premature deaths in China.
artificial blood vessel

Ensuring Transplant Success With Artificial Blood Vessels

To reduce the risk of a rejected organ transplant, a team from South Korea has built an artificial blood vessel platform that mimics real blood flow and clotting.

Turning Pollen Into Printing Ink

Researchers from Singapore have repurposed sunflower pollen into a sustainable and affordable bioprinting ink with applications in tissue engineering and drug delivery.

The Cost Of Disturbed Circadian Rhythms

Researchers from India have shown that long-term circadian rhythm disruption causes Alzheimer's-like symptoms in rats.