Urban Solutions and Sustainability (USS)
If floors could talk27 May 2021
Floor mats equipped with deep learning could take us one step closer to truly smart homes.
Reaping the fruits of nanotechnology25 May 2021
Nanosensors embedded in plants could allow farmers to ‘talk’ to their crops and gather valuable data for better yields, says Min Hao Wong.
Alloys as electricity-generating allies28 Apr 2021
Mixing tin into germanium telluride creates a high-performance thermoelectric material that could make energy harvesting or cooling devices more effective.
A tiny step forward for sustainability22 Mar 2021
A new method to synthesize degradable nanoparticles may lead to eco-friendly applications in catalysis, sensing and medicine.
Designing binders for the batteries of tomorrow15 Mar 2021
A simple switch from a non-polar binder to a polar one could make sodium-sulfur batteries safer and more efficient.
Building strong systems on deep pillars10 Mar 2021
Horizontal Technology Programme Offices will bring A*STAR’s deep capabilities to bear on real-world issues facing Singapore and the wider world, says Deputy Chief Executive (Research), Andy Hor.
The roadmap to RIE20254 Mar 2021
A*STAR is poised to contribute towards Singapore’s Research, Innovation and Enterprise 2025 plan across all four strategic domains.
An EPIC search for new materials25 Nov 2020
A high-throughput screening method could significantly shorten the discovery cycle for new thermoelectric materials.
Ultrasound imaging, the green way9 Nov 2020
Lead-free piezoceramics sacrifice performance for lower toxicity, but A*STAR researchers have developed a method to overcome that.
Minimizing our plastic waste footprint30 Jul 2020
COVID-19 has catalyzed radical changes in our relationship with single-use plastic, according to a study by an international team of researchers.