FREE sharing session on Brain Training Tips (20 Aug ’19)

A child under 4 years old functions at GENIUS level. How can you, as a parent, maximise this opportunity to build up his/her cognitive power within the comfort of your own home, without expensive courses and teachers? How do you build up strong cognitive skills from a young age, so that your child has a head start in school later on? […]

10 Brain Training Tips for Children

Last week, I was invited by some friends to conduct a short sharing session with a group of mummys / mummy-to-bes, on some brain training tips for children. In a fast-paced Asian society, children here are subjected to tonnes of enrichment classes from the age of 4 months. Yes, you saw it right. 4 months […]

Why Can’t Scientists be Entrepreneurs?

It’s not the first thing people associate together — Scientists and Entrepreneurs. Why? Because of the many (stigmatic) differences between the two. 1. Scientists are practical; Entrepreneus dream big. 2. Scientists are analytical; Entrepreneurs are creative. 3. Scientists are conservative; Entrepreneurs are risk-takers. As I went through business school, majoring in entepreneurship, I constantly struggled […]

10 Coolest Science TED talks

TED talks is all about inspiring people. And one thing it has, is a whole collection of interesting and mind-blowing science talks. Here are some of my personal all-time favourites: 1. Markus Fischer: A robot that flies like a bird This is one of my all-time favourites. Seldom has a robot made my hair stand on […]

From Bench to Boardroom

Published in the journal Nature Biotechnology, Bassil Dahiyat describes his journey from being a PhD student at California Institute of Technology, to being CEO of a life science startup. He offers the following advice to anyone trying to follow a similar path: Establish credibility. ‘Nuff said.  Develop business model for CUSTOMERS, not your product/technology/service. A big […]