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Cai Kui
11 Apr 2012
A pioneering error correction technique developed at the A*STAR Data Storage Institute holds promise for the development of next-generation computers
05 Apr 2012
This conference is jointly organised by the Changing Family in Asia Cluster, Asia Research Institute, the Family, Children and Youth Cluster, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, & Scientific Group on “Marriage Transition in Asia”, Asian Population Association. DATES: 15-16 NOVEMBER 2012
Micro Loop Mirror
28 Mar 2012
A unique 'micro-loop mirror' design may enhance the performance of integrated laser on silicon
computer chip circuits
28 Mar 2012
Faster computational methods could simulate the power and signal integrity of next-generation electronic systems
pressure gauge
28 Mar 2012
Nanowires have superior electrical and mechanical properties and can be put to good use in pressure sensors
27 Mar 2012
A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and Picosun Oy, a Finland-based global manufacturer of Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment, have announced a partnership to develop advanced ALD techniques to enable continuing growth in the areas of next generation memories and solar cells.
26 Mar 2012
A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics (IME), has signed a research collaboration agreement with QuantuMDx Group (QMDx), a UK based biotech company which is developing a range of portable technologies for diagnostics, DNA sequencing and proteomics.
GFP bacteria
14 Mar 2012
The latest microfluidic chip can generate microbubbles to break open cells for biochemical analysis
iron cobalt nickel nanofilm
14 Mar 2012
Researchers have devised a simple and inexpensive approach to making soft magnetic films for microwave applications
carbon nanotube electrodes
14 Mar 2012
Dye-sensitized solar cells that use carbon nanotube thin films as transparent electrodes offer significant cost savings
07 Mar 2012
Joint R&D Centre is first dedicated facility of its kind focused on developing next-generation packaging technologies to feed the explosive growth of mobile devices
micelle schematic
02 Mar 2012
A*STAR IMRE’s Dr Loh Xian Jun was recently elected a Fellow of the prestigious Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge. He is an A*STAR scholarship recipient currently working on smart biomaterials that identify and target cancer cells.
Aigialomycin D
29 Feb 2012
Researchers have synthesized a fungal metabolite and derivatives that inhibit crucial enzymes related to cancers
Cancer cells
29 Feb 2012
A robust approach for preparing polymer-coated quantum dots may find use in a wide range of applications
29 Feb 2012
Long diamond tips could broaden the three-dimensional measuring capabilities of atomic force microscopes
27 Feb 2012
A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics (IME), has signed a collaboration agreement with Petroleum Geo-Services (OSE:PGS), a geophysical company based in Norway that provides a range of services. IME will develop rugged inertial sensing technology to enable PGS to acquire more precise seismic data at higher sensitivity and at ultra-low frequencies.
23 Feb 2012
Cutting-edge technologies to be developed at Baidu-I2R Research Centre (BIRC)
silicon nanowires
16 Feb 2012
Computer simulations show how key properties of nanowires change as the diameter increases
computer memory wires
16 Feb 2012
A novel link between optical fibers and nanometer-scale silicon structures could aid the development of integrated optical circuits
hydrogen sulfide graphene
16 Feb 2012
Reduced graphene oxide decorated with metallic nanoparticles shows high potential for gas detection
singapore airshow flyer
15 Feb 2012
Singapore, 15 February 2012- The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) is showcasing 15 cutting-edge technologies to boost safety and productivity that is of relevance to the aerospace and aviation industry.
13 Feb 2012
A total of 18 members joined the A*STAR Aerospace Programme’s consortium to collaborate on pre-competitive research in aviation technologies, develop new products, processes and solutions in aviation engineering, and improve performance, safety and productivity.
video tapes
09 Feb 2012
Singapore, 9th February 2012 – The Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), is collaborating with Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR), a world leader in wireless technologies, connectivity and location solutions to enable CSR to develop and market the next-generation standard-compliant as well as proprietary video coding solutions.
microwells
01 Feb 2012
Understanding the molecular properties of polyelectrolytes gives unprecedented control over responsive polymer microstructures
People different ages
01 Feb 2012
The active learning algorithm is faster and more accurate in guessing the age of an individual than conventional algorithms
Storage device
01 Feb 2012
Magnetic random-access memory based on new spin transfer technology achieves higher storage density by packing multiple bits of data into each memory cell.
25 Jan 2012
Singapore SME secures commercial contracts with adaptive video coding technology from A*STAR
antennas
20 Jan 2012
Scientists have developed a new way to create Terahertz radiation - or T-rays, the technology behind full-body security scanners. They say their new, stronger and more efficient T-rays could be used to make better medical scanning gadgets and may one day lead to innovations similar to the “tricorder” scanner used in Star Trek.
GI Global
19 Jan 2012
GE Global Research, the central technology development arm for GE Healthcare and all of GE’s businesses, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Singapore’s Agency of Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).
plastics
18 Jan 2012
High-tech plastics for better food and medicine packaging as well as more durable paints and varnishes will be developed by a new Industrial Coating and Packaging (ICAP) consortium, helmed by the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), a research institute of Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).

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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.