Why does ice cream melt?Read more
Eye on Science: The Extraordinary Everyday
December 2022 EditionRead more
Alcohol in Space!?
What’s brewing in Space?Read more
Cooking Singaporean Dishes with Insects
Would you run or dig in?Read more
Potato chips – Half Full? Half Empty?
Should we be complaining?Read more
Let’s Build a Gingerbread House!
‘Tis the Season!Read more
Food Science Explained! (The Sweet Series)
Understand the science behind your favourite sweets!Read more
I Saw the Science After A Pint
Find out how different ingredients affect beer flavours!Read more
ISTS Asks: A Water Sommelier
Water is critical to our survival, but do we spare a second thought about water as we consume it?Read more
A Visit to a Pioneering Urban Farm
Taking a leaf from Citiponics’ approach in securing a sustainable future for Singapore’s agricultural scene.Read more
3 Life-changing hacks (backed by science!)
Hosting a small dinner party this coming holiday?
Here are some (scientifically-backed) hacks that can save your party!Read more
Mala: When Ma meets La
Mala has taken the world by storm – a strong spicy sanguine storm that has picked up countless chilli-craving consumers in its path. In return, it threw out products such as Mala Xiang Guo, Mala hotpot, Mala fish skin, Mala potato chips, leaving Mala fans craving for more. But in the eye of the storm, […]Read more
Alternative Meat: Yay or Nay?
For most of us, meat is a big part of our diet. Think steak, shabu-shabu, fried chicken… I’m starting to salivate as I list down my favourite meat dishes, especially since it’s the Circuit Breaker period. Humans have been eating meat for at least 2.6 million years now. However, it was only in the last […]Read more
Science Behind Spaghetti Bolognese
At the age of 9, I began learning how to cook from my grandmother. What started from just helping her crack eggs and sauté vegetables, had evolved into an understated passion of mine to try out new recipes and cooking techniques. It is surprising to see that even with the proliferation of online cooking videos, […]Read more
Never Enough Food – Can We Change Our Ways?
I’m sure you must have heard this saying: “Waste not, want not”. As kids, our parents taught us the values of consuming only what we need. Who would blame them? In times past, food was not so abundant, and certain foods counted as “luxuries”. These luxury food items were only consumed on special days such […]Read more
Bubble Tea: The Drink that Makes our Heart Go Boba-boba
Someone once asked me, ‘Why bubble tea? What’s so great about it?’ Are you kidding me? I can’t even fathom how could anyone ask that! Can’t say the same for everyone, but at least for me, bubble tea solves everything (not literally everything but you get me). It’s both a drink and a snack at […]Read more
Dalgona: The Stay Home Drink
I should have seen this topic coming when I asked my friends on Instagram what kind of science article they’d want to read. The idea that instant coffee could be whipped (quite literally) into something so aesthetically luxurious did intrigue me though. It was never my intention, but I am going to hop on the […]Read more
A Sticky Situation
Food was always something that inspired me. The way flavours and textures opened a world of experiences captivated my younger days. Most intriguing to me was the humble rice grain, which is actually the seed of a type of grass. This staple food for a large part of the world’s population held culinary wonders. My […]Read more