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Japan automakers look to robots to keep elderly on the move

Japan automakers look to robots to...

April 13

TOKYO — Japanese automakers are looking beyond the industry trend to develop self-driving cars and turning their attention to robots to help keep the country’s rapidly greying...

NUS researchers invent way to ‘teleport’ drinks over the Internet

NUS researchers invent way to ...

April 13

SINGAPORE — While the act of physical teleportation remains in the realms of sci-fi, National University of Singapore (NUS) researchers have now developed a way to transmit a...

Newly discovered shrimp named after Pink Floyd

Newly discovered shrimp named after...

April 13

LONDON — A newly-discovered shrimp species with a bright pink claw and the ability to produce one of the loudest sounds in the ocean has been named after legendary British band...

Science reveals why shoelaces come undone

Science reveals why shoelaces come...

April 12

PARIS — A mystery as old as laced shoes was unravelled on Wednesday (April 12) by experiments that reveal how shoestrings come undone when we are on the move.

Gallery: Facing adversity with courage, resilience

Facing adversity with courage,...

April 12

One is a young man who almost lost his life to cancer twice. The other, a care-giver who has given his life to care for his mentally-ill mother. Eveline Gan (eveline@mediacorp...