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Ultralight 'supermaterial' made using plastic bottle waste

NUS researchers developed a way to convert plastic bottle waste into flexible and durable aerogels for many useful applications

Underwater robot made capable of manta-ray like propulsion

Scientists have created an underwater robot designed to resemble the manta ray, whose fin-based propulsion has been a mystery to researchers.

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Netaji galvanised Indians in Singapore to fight for freedom

The Indians were majority of the 78,000 civilians from Malaya and Singapore deployed on the rail project.

Spider’s self-castration raises reproductive success

Males of a tropical species of spider castrate themselves after mating to shed weight and fight off other males,finds a study

Small money,net gain

An online microfinance platform identifies the needy and lets lenders decide who and how much to fund

Most in China don’t even think of 1962: Noted Chinese historian

The 1962 India-China war may be a sore point for Indians.

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Clenching muscles ‘increases willpower’

Unable to quit smoking due to lack of willpower?A new study reveals that firming muscles can shore up self-control.

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