11 December 2019
From replacing the insulin producing cells of the body, to serving as genetic and drug screening platforms, stem cells could change the landscape of available treatments for diabetes.
29 November 2019
If cell-based therapies are to make it to the clinic, methods to grow stem cells in vast quantities will need to be developed. Here’s how A*STAR scientists are tackling the challenge of manufacturing stem cells at scale.
18 November 2019
With a sound understanding of polymers, their properties and the methods to synthesize them, scientists can create novel materials for a wide range of practical applications.
19 August 2019
Evolution has helped us understand where we came from, but can it also give us a hint about where we are headed?
18 July 2019
Dr. Sydney Brenner, the visionary molecular biologist and Nobel laureate who turned a humble soil worm into one of the most-studied organisms in biology, passed away on April 5, 2019 in Singapore. He was 92.
2 April 2019
Tiny metabolically engineered organisms could cheaply and sustainably produce ingredients for our natural foods, flavors and fragrances.
14 March 2019
A link between acne, gland growth and poor collagen remodeling brings scientists in Singapore closer to an effective treatment.
5 March 2019
As we look forward to the rest of 2019, let us look at some of the amazing things A*STAR researchers unearthed in 2018.
21 February 2019
A new book spans 14 billion years of evolution and explores humanity’s place in time.
3 February 2019
A*STAR has built a testbed for digital twins, the virtual counterparts of real manufacturing equipment. These factory innovations could help companies save by predicting and adjusting for their partner machine’s condition on the go.
3 February 2019
Four organic thermoelectric polymers identified using theoretical calculations could prove valuable for harvesting energy from waste heat
19 December 2018
Smart software takes the emotional temperature of comments made online, and even spots sarcasm.