Since its establishment, A*STAR has become a renowned international hub for science and technology, and the research institutes of A*STAR are constantly developing new technologies that push the limits of global knowledge and advancement in science and engineering. Through in-depth interviews and coverage of the latest projects and events, A*STAR Research Features cast a spotlight on some of the talented individuals, facilities and programs at A*STAR. Innovations articles cover A*STAR's latest developments in applied technology aimed at translating new technology into products and applications of benefit to society.
Beating bacteria – looking beyond antibiotics
Genome specialists and bioengineers have come up with a polymer to fight superbugs, which could help solve the world’s antibiotics crisis
Charging forward with the battery revolution
Half a century since the earliest lithium-sulfur batteries were invented, an A*STAR team is leading the race to bring them to the masses.
Could we say goodbye to allergic rhinitis (hay fever)?
With rhinitis affecting an enormous 40 per cent of Singapore’s population, research in the city state is yielding some very interesting insights into a worldwide problem.
Diagnostic tools in the fast lane
Diagnostic tests are the key to the early detection and treatment of diseases — and Singapore’s Diagnostics Development (DxD) Hub is accelerating the rate at which devices make it from the lab to market.
Clever fats weighing in on Asia’s obesity issue
Singaporean researchers tackle one of the world’s most pressing obesity problems — an issue that could look like a slender person of Asian descent who eats rice three times a day.
How Zika upped the ante
Singaporean researchers are tracing the Asian origins of Zika’s global spread