The 3 fastest and most efficient ways to move forward: (1) Jumping into the water. Then, learning how to swim… Read more Tales of the lab: 20 Learning
Robotics is a very trendy research topic in science and engineering, with the development of new locomotion capabilities, relying on… Read more Book Review: Living with robots
Korea has a tradition of paper-making, the Hanji or Korean paper, from mulberry trees and Hibiscus root. One large pole… Read more High technology and traditional material: future plans for Korean paper
Reaching high packing density is a challenge faced by engineers to make hard tough parts, but also faced by urban… Read more High-density cities might look like our cells.
Daejeon metropolis, the Science and Technology city of South Korea with KAIST, the famous Korea Advanced Institute of Science and… Read more End of summer conference season: IUMRS-ICEM 2018
Artificial intelligence, robotics and synthetic biology have already surreptitiously infiltrated our lives. In the special exhibition “Bio” held at the… Read more Reflections on bioethics
Participating to psychological, sociological or neuroscience studies is a great opportunity to contribute to research from a layperson perspective, to… Read more Tales of the lab: 19 Giving your body to science – safely
Who are the actors of the scientific research in Singapore? Here are few. B is Polish but obtained his PhD… Read more Tales of the lab 18: Actors of the scientific research in Singapore, a selected series of portraits.
Give coffee or LSD to a spider, and it will make a psychedelic spider web (check some on wikipedia). Liang… Read more Spinning silkworms
Training artificial neural networks to create new materials that answer the specific properties from a blueprint, that’s what Dr. Gareth… Read more Artificial intelligence to create new materials compositions
In their last book “Mutual aid: the other rule of the Jungle” (L’entraide, l’autre loi de la jungle), the… Read more Book review: Mutual aid
Conference season is still on, and for everyone. Every year, in June or July, when summer peaks the “MaP” Materials… Read more Conference season: a graduate symposium
If you agree with me, this is a nice picture. Symmetric. Colours in a defined palette.Contrasted, yet not too much.… Read more Unexpected eye pleasure
June! Summer is coming and the holidays-conference season has started. Researchers are not scared any more to cross half the… Read more Conference season: Ceramics in Brazil.
No need to melt gold powder to make golden jewellery: the inhabitants of the Cerrado, the semi-arid region of Jalapao… Read more Capim Dourado, the golden grass: a raw fiber that is beautiful, healthy and useful at the same time.
Monsters with dark and brown fur, yellow eyes and big bloody teeth are nothing scary. Imagine a creature that you… Read more Book Reviews: Ebola and Zika
A book from Mélanie Marcel and Eloise Szmatula. Yesterday, an email reporting the official end of Cortona Week (http://www.cortona.ethz.ch/),… Read more Book review: Science and Social impact: towards a more responsible innovation
Located at the center of Singapore, next to the malay distric, the mosque and the colorful peranakan houses, the Designer… Read more Designer Soft Matter Singapore 2018: Highlights
I have been very fortunate to have had a terrific advise: attend workshops to learn how to write grant proposals… Read more Tales of the lab: 17 research business
“Jade the mineral is hard and tough”. The first sentence of the exhibition. Jade is made from nephrite and jadeite,… Read more “Jade the mineral is hard and tough”.