Taking a leaf from Citiponics’ approach in securing a sustainable future for Singapore’s agricultural scene.Read more
5 questions about vaccines answered in 3 minutes
All you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccines before they arrive.Read more
ISTS Asks: A naturalist with a camera
What goes on behind the lens of a Wildlife Enthusiast and Photographer?Read more
Can you repeat that, please?
“You better turn down the volume on your headphones before you go deaf!”
Do you remember your parents telling you this?Read more
Defending the Common Mahang
My very first memory was of me falling from a great height. I had no idea what was happening as I plummeted down, my surroundings whizzing by in a green blur. Then it hit me. The soft, damp ground that enveloped my entire being. My heart was cold from being abandoned by Mother, but my […]Read more
Plants vs Zombie Game Review
I’m sure most of you have played (or heard of) the game Plants vs Zombie before. Since its launch in 2009, Plants vs Zombie has kept many people busy for hours. Players are challenged to unlock the different levels by fighting zombies with the use of plants. The backyard, lawnmowers, garden plants and the tsunami […]Read more
Social Distancing: If Trees Can Do It, So Can You!
This is not another article about how social distancing will flatten the curve. It’s not a plea for you to stay home. We trust our readers have the good sense to do so. Instead, this is an article about crown shyness. A fascinating story of how some trees got this whole social distancing thing right, […]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
5 Things You Need to Know about Air Plants
You may have noticed these delicate-looking air plants being displayed across walls or hanging from ceilings without any soil or water. How do they survive in the air without any soil and water? The truth is they are hardier than they look! Besides sprucing up your home decor, they also help to purify the air […]Read more
Alcohol: is it THE solution?
The current COVID-19 situation has effectively shut down several countries, including Malaysia, South Korea and Italy. It has also caused a global shortage of surgical masks and hand sanitisers. Most of us have heard that hand sanitisers containing at least 70% alcohol can keep our hands clean. Because of this, many people started to make […]Read more
Journey of Red Blood Cell
Millions of red blood cells are created in our bone marrow each second. Built with iron-rich haemoglobin, they are able to bind and transport oxygen to every single cell in the human body. Unlike other human cells, a red blood cell lacks a nucleus, giving them the flexibility to squeeze through the tiniest blood capillaries […]Read more