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Studying Cell Migration With A Brain-On-A-Chip

Scientists have developed a platform that allowed them to better understand how chemical gradients induce neuron migration.

A Robotic Millipede That Delivers Drugs

Researchers in Hong Kong have invented a tiny robot with soft caterpillar-like legs that can cross obstacles inside the body and carry heavy loads.

Antibiotic Resistance Genes Traveling On The Wind

The air in Beijing carries the greatest diversity of antibiotic resistance genes, while San Francisco has the highest levels of airborne antibiotic resistance genes, say researchers.

Making A Point With Elastic Diamonds

Researchers have shaped diamonds into nanoneedles that can bend and stretch, contrary to earlier notions that diamonds are hard and brittle.

Flexible And Waterproof Batteries To Power Wearable Devices

By twisting carbon nanotube fibers into a yarn, scientists in China have developed a waterproof zinc-ion battery that can be knitted and stretched.

Asia’s Universities Inching Their Way Up

While Western countries continue to dominate the world ranking of universities, Asia is becoming increasingly visible.

THE World Uni Rankings 2016-2017: National Uni Of Singapore Leads Asia

289 Asian universities from 24 countries make the overall Times Higher Education list of 980 institutions.

Super Stretchy Nanowires May Pave The Way For Flexible Electronics

Researchers have developed nanowires that are as strong as they are stretchy, making them ideal for electronic skins.

Mimosa-Inspired Material Folds Up Like Origami When Wet (VIDEO)

Inspired by the Mimosa plant's folding response to touch, researchers have engineered a material that folds when in contact with water.