It is now proven that the digestive system is our second brain. Could our skeleton be the third? There is… Read more Bone and memory
Being stuck in a plane for a 12 hours flight, especially going East, is the perfect occasion to catch up… Read more Book reviews: 12 hours inside the brain
Coloration can be due to the presence of a pigment, or of a structure. One typical advantage of structural coloration… Read more I see skies of blue…
The asphalt, or bitumen, covering our roads is a highly viscous fluid obtained from petroleum (see the very impressive drop… Read more Veracruz’ black
Wikipedia writes: “A robot is a machine capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically.” This is incomplete:… Read more Is it a robot?
This is the question that occurs to me after reading the thesis of Louisiane Verger. Graduated from Chimie Paris, Louisiane… Read more Which one of these art pieces is toxic?
Daily proper data recording is CRUCIAL!! Some fantasise about dusty grimoires covered with notes scrabbled in gothic letters that encode… Read more Tales of the lab: 21 Labbooks
One traditional rationale for taking natural materials as an inspiration for engineered materials is the potential to build super strong… Read more Nature inspiration: a new perspective for remodellable materials.
Words communicate meanings, but are also representative of ways of reasoning and thinking. After more than a year is Asia… Read more Science, Technology or Lifestyle?
Citizen science consists for professional scientist in using the observations and data collected by the general public. Since it is… Read more Citizen science: who is Sanae Watanabe?
A talk presented beginning of this year at the 2nd Women in Engineering, Science & Technology Symposium of Singapore, at… Read more Dr Frances Arnold, nobel prize of chemistry 2018, is also a terrific role model. Here is what her research is about.
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.