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Five Receive 2021 President’s Science And Technology Awards In Singapore

Singapore has recognized five researchers with the 2021 President’s Science and Technology Awards for pushing the country's frontiers in biomedicine and engineering.

Asian Scientist Magazine’s March 2021 Roundup

Embark on a billion-year scientific odyssey through Asian Scientist Magazine’s top stories from March 2021.

Soft Robot Explores The Deepest Of The Deep

In a landmark achievement in soft robotics, scientists have developed a silicone robot that can navigate the bone-crushing pressures of the Mariana Trench.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Marcelo Ang

One of Singapore’s robotics pioneers, Professor Marcelo Ang Jr’s research promises to take driverless cars and personal robotic assistants outside the realm of imagination and into the mainstream.

Training Robots To Copy Human Movements

Soft robots can now learn how to perform complex movements simply by mimicking the muscle contractions of humans.

When 3D Printing Meets Soft Robotics

Using multi-material 3D printing, researchers in Singapore and China have developed actuators that are soft but still capable of bearing loads.

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.

Giving Soft Robots Electronic Skins

Researchers have developed electronic skins that are not only stretchable and conformable onto dynamic surfaces, but also capable of wireless communication.

When Muscles Meet Machines

A team of researchers in Japan has grown sheets of muscle on hydrogels and anchored them onto a robotic frame to create a biohybrid robot.