NJRC

National Junior Robotics Competition 2014 crowned outstanding techno-preneurs

2014.09.15 The 16th National Junior Robotics Competition ended on a high note on Friday, as talented young techno-preneurs were crowned for outstanding robotics and scientific knowledge, problem-solving, entrepreneurial and creative thinking and team spirit. The National Junior Robotics Competition (NJRC) is an exciting and unique event organised annually by Science Centre Singapore and Agency for Science Technology…

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Singapore’s longest-standing toy-making competition for primary school students sees record 5,070 toy entries

2014.07.25 The 17th Sony Creative Science Award (SCSA) ended on a high note today with a record 5,070 entries from 6,000 primary school students, who challenged themselves to use scientific concepts and create innovative toys. This represents a 19% increase from 2013’s entries. Behind some of these toys are innovative and inquisitive young minds like the…

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Values and morals, past and present

2014.07.21 America’s growing obsession with the media has led to a decline in morals and values over the past fifty years. As the popularity of television grew in the 1950s, so did America’s obsession with celebrities and the latest technological advances. Nowadays, society is completely consumed by technology every minute of the day. Americans are…

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Registration opens for the Singapore International Energy Week 2014

2014.07.17 Ana Shell Media Press is pleased to be a media partner of Energy Market Authority and support the 7th Singapore International Energy Week. Registration for the 7th  Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2014 opens today. Organised by the Energy Market Authority (EMA) since 2008, SIEW has developed over the years into a leading forum for discussing…

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A green new deal for the economy

2014.07.17 A new report released by the World Bank has said something that many of us have been arguing for a long time – that dealing seriously with climate change will not damage the economy, as many sceptics claim, but will instead actually boost it. The Bank found that climate change mitigation and adaptation measures…

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Gender issues and sustainable development: we need to pay more attention

2014.07.16 The term ‘sustainable development’ was first used by the Brundtland Commission in its 1987 report Our Common Future. It defined sustainable development as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Two factors critical to sustainable development are access, at reasonable coats,…

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From baby boom to bust

2014.07.15 Over the past half-century the most profound influence upon the great majority of humankind has been the vast and gentle decline in the size of families. In 2014 (or thereabouts—such things are approximate) this huge change will reach a milestone. In the world’s most populous continent, Asia, the total fertility rate will fall to…

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