Hybrid UAV may change the way people operate drones

Two PhD students in National University of Singapore, Unmanned System Research Group spent four years in developing the novel hybrid unmanned aerial vehicles(UAV), U-Lion. The wings can be fully retracted or expended, to favor the stability in VTOL mode or …

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H3 Dynamics launches HYWINGS electric unmanned aircraft powered by aerospace-grade fuel cells

H3 Dynamics in Singapore, China, is unveiling a hand-launchable unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), also known as an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) or drone, capable of 10-hour flight durations and distances of up to 500 kilometers: HYWINGS. HYWINGS …

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After riding Internet wave, top China investor bets on hardware

By Gerry Shih and Elzio Barreto BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Long before she became the first woman to figure in the top-10 on Forbes “Midas List” of leading venture capital investors this year, GGV Capital’s Jenny Lee cut her teeth as an engineer on Singapore’s fighter jets. Now, Lee, 43, is going back to her hardware roots, predicting a renaissance for start-ups as China boosts technology and …

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Chew on This: The Case for Gum’s Brain-Boosting Abilities

For such a seemingly innocent substance, gum has a lot of enemies. Parochial school teachers have notoriously handed out demerits for chomping on the elastic breath-freshener. And then consider Singapore, where a 25-year-old ban means “therapeutic” gum — prescribed and sold by doctors — is the only option for would-be chewers. Gum and the war against it have ancient origins. It’s believed that …

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