Human Health and Potential (HHP)
A novel 3D printing method developed by A*STAR researchers fabricates soft support for tissue growth, with embedded channels that ensure nutrient supply.
Some neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 may heighten lung tissue damage from COVID-19, an A*STAR study finds.
Using a large-scale siRNA screen and CRISPR-Cas9 technology, researchers have pinpointed genes that can enhance antibody production in Chinese hamster ovary cells.
Precise and efficient C:G to G:C gene-editing enzymes could pave the way for new treatments for genetic diseases.
A scalable cell culture platform can generate universal red blood cells from stem cells, paving the way for manufacturing an abundant supply of blood for transfusions.
From forming protective physical barriers to stabilizing mRNA vaccines, polymers provide endless solutions to the threat of coronaviruses and other current and impending diseases.
Scientists develop a technique for performing advanced infrared microscopy using off-the-shelf cameras built for visible light.
To see skin in its full, three-dimensional glory, it first needs to be transparent.
The amount of neutralizing antibodies produced by COVID-19 patients—and the length of time they remain detectable—can vary wildly, a study suggests.
Scientists have identified a network of neurons that drives overeating in response to environmental cues, rather than genuine hunger.
By tapping into the inner workings of cells, Jinmiao Chen uses novel analytical technologies to understand why immune responses vary greatly among individuals.
From expanding the genetic alphabet to uncovering antibiotics hidden in silent genes, A*STAR’s researchers are wielding the tools of synthetic biology to improve our lives in surprising ways.