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12 Mar 2015
Tiny conjugated polyelectrolyte-nanoparticle probes produced by ultrasonication prove superior to commercial products
18 Feb 2015
A fluorescent probe for labeling mitochondria helps scientists study fat-burning brown adipose tissue
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18 Feb 2015
Fungal waste biomass from biotechnology applications could be used to harvest microalgae for fuels and chemicals production
18 Feb 2015
A computational technique reveals how tiny pillars affect the condensation of vapor onto a surface
04 Feb 2015
Researchers in Singapore and UK as part of the EpiGen consortium worked together with scientists at the Nestlé Research Center, Switzerland, on a new study on the bacterial makeup of the gut (gut microbiota) of infants in Singapore.
04 Feb 2015
Noble metal nanoparticles can be coated with silica by a simple, environmentally friendly process that does not employ alcohol
04 Feb 2015
A combined cyber and physical security system will protect customers charging electric vehicles on smart electricity grids
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04 Feb 2015
A method of generating high-resolution, full-color moving holograms in three dimensions shows life from a new angle
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29 Jan 2015
IBN’s MedTech innovation simplifies diagnosis of infectious diseases
28 Jan 2015
The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) launches Asia’s first centre for test bedding and developing remanufacturing technologies
27 Jan 2015
By varying the size and spacing of aluminum nanodisks, researchers generate images that contain over 300 colors and are not much wider than a human hair
27 Jan 2015
Mathematical analysis reveals how to maximize access to mobile networks by seamlessly ‘offloading’ traffic to smaller Wi-Fi and cellular systems
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21 Jan 2015
Singapore — A new research collaboration between A*STAR’s IHPC, Sembcorp Marine Ltd, University of Glasgow and UGS aims to make a ship’s voyage more smooth sailing by improving its hydrodynamics and energy efficiency.
20 Jan 2015
A quantum light source proves that light-sensitive cells in frog eyes can detect single photons
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20 Jan 2015
Deploying many low-power, compact antenna nodes to handle cellular traffic can make wireless communication more reliable and adaptable
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20 Jan 2015
Mathematical model that learns to compensate for positioning errors can control a micromanipulation system more accurately
20 Jan 2015
Laser processing produces deep ripples in silicon over a wide area — something that could enhance solar cell efficiency
23 Dec 2014
The two organisations will further the development of spin transfer torque magnetic random access memory (STT-MRAM) and bring STT-MRAM devices closer to commercialisation.
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17 Dec 2014
Mixed nanoparticle systems may help purify water and generate hydrogen
17 Dec 2014
A technique to analyze production processes highlights the financial benefits of recycling
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17 Dec 2014
Higher welding speed improves the quality of welds between dissimilar alloys
03 Dec 2014
Upsetting the stability of super-small gold clusters generates multifaceted nanocrystals with potent catalytic properties
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03 Dec 2014
Flexible metal–organic frameworks with a range of pore sizes are made by threading through molecular ligands
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03 Dec 2014
A green route to key molecular building blocks delivers a continuous stream of products
03 Dec 2014
Confining tiny gold colloids inside nanoscale templates reveals how to design complex structures beyond the capabilities of conventional lithography
01 Dec 2014
Hub will leverage strategic public-public and public-private partnerships to accelerate market readiness of locally developed diagnostic products
01 Dec 2014
Companies in an A*STAR IMRE-led industry consortium will have access to new active packaging that protects perishables with a layered plastic that is not only extremely effective at keeping out oxygen and moisture, but extends the shelf-life of food by absorbing oxygen that may be present in packaging.
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25 Nov 2014
SIMTech invention can be used in an array of industries, and is critical for next generation ultra-precision systems
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19 Nov 2014
An agent-based model that analyzes commuters’ travel data will improve the Singapore rail experience
19 Nov 2014
Waste is reduced through the cheap and green development of a catalyst for the transformation of a commercially important functional group

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Giants in history

Gloria Lim (born 1930) is a retired mycologist from Singapore who studied tropical fungi. Over the course of her career, Lim published 140 research papers, wrote several books on fungi and consulted for private companies and public sectors.