Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE)
Polymer idea sparks super biosensors20 Mar 2023
Researchers develop a polymer-based bioelectronic transistor that could power tomorrow’s point-of-care diagnostic devices.
Beauty in quantum imperfections6 Mar 2023
A new two-step process for fabricating quantum dots with tuneable properties offers exciting possibilities for medical imaging and beyond.
A sweet solution for plant-based plastics10 Feb 2023
Researchers create a new recyclable, eco-friendly class of plastics derived from natural sugar molecules to address the plastic waste crisis.
AI in the clean energy game plan6 Feb 2023
Artificial intelligence could help speed up the discovery and development of materials towards a greener future.
Polymers: more than meets the eye?2 Feb 2023
A new polymer gel may offer a drug-free solution to preventing retinal scarring after eye surgery.
How to create crystal clear holograms25 Jan 2023
By working on the next wave of high-resolution liquid crystal projectors, A*STAR researchers pave the way for better virtual reality hardware.
A perfect pair to make sparks fly11 Jan 2023
Researchers match materials to create a high-efficiency thermoelectric generator that turns waste heat into electricity.
Breathing new life into e-waste20 Dec 2022
Researchers identify an easy-to-recycle plastic alternative for use in electronics, making strides towards a circular economy.
Making metasurfaces8 Nov 2022
A new hybrid metasurface created by researchers opens doors to exciting new aerospace, defence and biomedical optical applications.
Squeaky clean face masks28 Oct 2022
A head-to-head test of three common mask decontamination methods helps frame standardised national guidelines.
Going with the flow13 Oct 2022
A*STAR researchers blend the physics of particle dynamics with complex computational simulations to gauge the risk of catching COVID-19 in different social settings.
Coconut-based plastics for a greener Singapore3 Oct 2022
A*STAR scientists develop a process for transforming coconut waste into strong and biodegradable bioplastics.