Issue 4 / 2013

Life at CERN: Beyond the LHC

Life at CERN: Beyond the LHC

A column by Hwong Yi Ling When it comes to research at CERN, much spotlight has been shone on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). And rightly so. The LHC is the culmination of a decade of meticulous design and hard work, from a big team […]

Life as a postdoc

Life as a postdoc

by Dr Sylvia Yip As I am writing this, I am months away from leaving postdoc and also academia. So far, it has been quite roller coaster journey filled initially with loneliness, depression, anxiety, to subsequently self-discovery, hope and fulfilment. I am therefore grateful for […]

Breaking The Regeneration Barrier

Breaking The Regeneration Barrier

Could we someday be able to regenerate organs or tissues like house lizards?

Film Reviews: Through The Lens Of A Scientist

Film Reviews: Through The Lens Of A Scientist

Dr Wong Kah Keng reviews a movie which puts the audience straight into the shoes of the protagonist suffering from short-term memory loss (a disorder known as ‘anterograde amnesia’).