On an island in the sun

On an island in the sun

In her quest for a peaceful beach getaway to escape city life, Priya Kulasagaran gets a chance to check in at Taaras Spa & Beach Resort, gem of a hideout in Redang, Terengganu About 10 minutes into the speedboat ride...
Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning

The University of the Third Age aims to help older adults continue learning and staying mentally active into their retirement years. Priya Kulasagaran takes a look at what they have to offer What happens to people who re...
Unintentional misbehaviour

Unintentional misbehaviour

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), or referred to as Hyperkinetic Disorder by the World Health Organisation (WHO), is a severe and persistent impairment of psychological development and can be described as ...
Engineering a new hope

Engineering a new hope

Life Engineering is a new mobile app which aims to tap into crowdsharing methods to help provide medical insurance. Priya Kulasagaran speaks to its founders to learn more Gideon Leong is on a very specific, and seemingly...
Inexpensive ultrasensitive HIV sensor

Inexpensive ultrasensitive HIV sensor

Researchers at the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Madrid have developed a tiny, cheap, portable sensor potentially capable of detecting HIV in people within a week of infection. Although nucleic acid amplifications is...
AI Diagnosis

AI Diagnosis

Although autism can appear in early childhood, reliably predicting it at a very young age is difficult. However, artificial intelligence (AI) might just be the key to making an accurate call. Researchers at the Universit...
Hydrogel robots

Hydrogel robots

MIT engineers are moving towards a future of surgery that may involve robotic devices that are soft and gentle to prevent unwanted damage, yet strong enough to be able to manipulate tissue. Having developed robots made o...