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.
Acne's possible new roots in growing glands and undigested collagen
A link between acne, gland growth and poor collagen remodeling brings scientists in Singapore closer to an effective treatment.
Ten things A*STAR researchers revealed in 2018
As we look forward to the rest of 2019, let us look at some of the amazing things A*STAR researchers unearthed in 2018.
Virtually reality: future factories run by digital twins
A*STAR has built a testbed for digital twins, the virtual counterparts of real manufacturing equipment. These factory innovations could help companies save huge amounts of time and money by predicting and adjusting for their partner machine’s condition on the go.
Reading between the lines
Smart software takes the emotional temperature of comments made online, and even spots sarcasm.
Putting body heat in the device game
If thermoelectric materials can convert low-grade heat into electricity, we may never need to charge wearable technology at home again.
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.