Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech)
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.
Using an expanded genetic alphabet containing fluorescent artificial DNA bases, scientists can now visually detect and quantify DNA molecules for use in diagnostics.
Shooting electrons into hybrid light-matter particles on a surface could be the key to a new wave of compact X-ray machines
A 5-axis swinging-rotating machining technique enables fabrication of ultra-precise optical microstructures up to 30 times faster
Hierarchical microstructure improves the performance of metallic material
A process that improves repair of carbon fiber airplane components may benefit Singapore’s avionic industry
An inexpensive powder process yields a conductive aluminum-oxide ceramic composite with a raft of industrial applications
Computerized design reveals how honeycomb-like frameworks
with unusual rippled shapes can produce buckle-resistant architectures
A strategy for stabilizing silver films could make high-efficiency fuel cells usable in portable devices
A microfluidic organ-on-a-chip device combines skin culture and testing capabilities to offer a substitute to animal testing
Tailor-made metallic foams could soak up sound in high pressure, high temperature environments such as jet engines