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Telenoid2
18 Oct 2010
18 October 2010, Singapore – A total of 15 world renowned cognitive scientists have been invited to share recent advances in their respective fields at the 6th Decade of the Mind Conference to be held at Fusionopolis from 18 – 20 October 2010.
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13 Oct 2010
Based on the same principles of how a cornstarch solution hardens on impact, Singapore researchers have invented a new flexible, lightweight, impact-resistant composite material. The technology can be applied to a number of areas, including body armour, sports protective equipment, surgical garments, and even aerospace energy absorbent materials.
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13 Oct 2010
Singapore, 6 July - New method creates super-thin, high integrity, continuous metal lines that surpass today’s semiconductor industry requirements.
13 Oct 2010
Thirteen companies, ranging from local enterprises to MNCs are members of the initiative to exploit new market opportunities in the global nanotechnology market worth more than US$ 2.4 trillion in 2015.
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07 Oct 2010
The Asia Nano Forum’s (ANF) 3rd Asia Nanotech Camp at A*STAR’s Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) brings together 40 hand-picked PhD candidates and early career postdoctorates from the Asia-Pacific region to discuss, debate, network and collaborate on their favourite pastimes - nanotechnology, eating and shopping.
Glass Inspection
15 Sep 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Singapore, 13 September - A total of 9 Innovative Technologies on Display to Bolster Singapore’s Green Buildings and Construction Industry
12 Jul 2010
Singapore, 9 July 2010 - The Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) announced the winners of Science Chronicles 2010 at an Awards Ceremony held in Fusionopolis on Thursday, 8 July.
13 Jan 2010
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have jointly developed a Prostate Robotic System with the Singapore General Hospital that will improve the diagnosis and treatment of prostrate cancer.
19 Sep 2008
Singapore To Promote Maritime R&D Innovation Through a S$3.4 million Collaboration Between Maritime Port Authority And A*STAR’S Institute Of High Performance Computing - pictures attached
12 Jun 2008
The Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) has initiated an 18-month research consortium valued at SGD1.5 million to leverage upon a centralised source of expertise in the area of wireless communication, high speed electronic design, and analysis of electromagnetic compatibility and interference.
17 Dec 2007
A standard laboratory tool for measuring pharmacological activity of biological substances and performing other related tests may soon be replaced by a new miniaturized bioassay that will be faster, cheaper and more efficient for scientists to use, with new technology developed by Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN).
02 Sep 2007
Researchers from NTU have come up with a new nanotechnology process that enables smaller and faster computer chips to be built.
08 Aug 2007
The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) will host the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE)’s 3rd International Conference on Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (ICBN) at Biopolis on August 13 to 15, 2007 where international experts will present new discoveries at the interface of science, engineering and medicine.
09 Mar 2007
IBN’s Nano-Bio Kits help teachers show the latest applications in bioengineering and nanotechnology through interactive experiments
28 Feb 2007
18-year-old’s award-winning research project brings her to the Nobel Prize ceremonies; Other students inspired to take up research scholarships
25 Jan 2007
A research collaboration agreement between the Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences and National Instruments Singapore Pte Ltd. to study Integrative Process Analytical Technologies (iPAT).
24 Jan 2007
IBN’s technology spells hope for cancer patients who suffer from painful side-effects of chemotherapy
24 Jan 2007
IBN has pioneered methods to enable these nanocrystals to be used as powerful tools in bio-imaging and drug targeting
24 Jan 2007
Hydrogels developed by IBN scientists can potentially make chemotherapy and tissue regeneration more convenient and safe
24 Jan 2007
Scientists at IBN have produced artificial fibers that act as ‘templates’ to grow new tissue
24 Jan 2007
A breakthrough technology developed at IBN can potentially lead to more effective treatment methods for cancers
22 Sep 2006
The most noteworthy aspect of Al Qaeda in the post 9-11 environment has been its broadened appeal among the Muslim community. Five years after 9-11, we face a greater threat than at 9-11. What are the successes and failures of that campaign?
05 Jul 2006
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) push new frontiers in the development of creative technologies.
09 Oct 2005
Dr Rohan Gunaratna is the Head of Terrorism Research, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Singapore, and the author of Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror (Columbia University Press, New York)
28 Sep 2005
SEforum 2005 triggered an environment for social agencies, youth and budding entrepreneurs to embark on socially motivated business projects.
28 Sep 2005
Dr. Wirtz’s research focuses on service management related topics such as service satisfaction, customer feedback systems, service guarantees, and yield management. His research has been published in some 60 academic journal papers.
28 Sep 2005
Professor Earley is an expert in cross-cultural differences in how individuals work in organisations, multinational teams, negotiation and conflict, the role of face in organisations, and motivation across cultures.
14 Sep 2005
At the National University of Singapore, Professor Gopalakrishnakone and his team have recently started working with the NUS Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative on the use of quantum dots to deliver toxins to target areas.
14 Sep 2005
The program, developed by NTU's terrorism informatics research group, cuts down research time and is an intelligent system that can,over time, learn to extract more terrorist-related patterns and nuances from websites.
14 Sep 2005
Bringing together local immunology talent to create an internationally competitive focus for research, teaching and scholarship in immunology

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Giants in history

Maggie Lim (5 January 1913 – November 1995) was a Singaporean physician who promoted family planning and expanded the access to clinics to improve the quality of life for mothers and children in Singapore’s early days.
Gloria Lim (1930-2022) was a mycologist from Singapore who studied tropical fungi. One of the first students to attend University of Malaya when it was founded in 1949, she went on to become the first female Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Singapore.