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06 Jul 2011
A rhodium–iron catalyst helps increase the yield of hydrogen gas in the steam reforming of ethanol
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06 Jul 2011
By harnessing A*STAR image-recognition technology, a Singaporean start-up company is taking information delivery and marketing to a new dimension.
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04 Jul 2011
Synthetic cell membranes invented at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), may improve the way we identify and develop drugs by speeding up and reducing the cost of the drug screening process.
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28 Jun 2011
The Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), a research institute of Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), hosts the first AtMol workshop for the world’s experts in the advanced tools needed to build a molecule-sized chip.
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23 Jun 2011
Researchers from Singapore’s Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) and the University of Michigan have developed a blue organic light emitting diode (OLED) with an efficiency level that is double the maximum theoretical limit. This paves the way for longer-lasting, more efficient and vivid OLED displays for the consumer market.
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20 Jun 2011
FXMedia Internet, A*STAR’s first licensee of the 3D Face Modeling technology, will launch the e-greeting card application – e-motions at CommunicAsia 2011.
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15 Jun 2011
Research Consortium launched to address challenges in advanced packaging technology
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13 Jun 2011
Researchers from Institute of Materials Research and Engineering have invented new ‘smart’ biomaterials including a unique hydrogel that has an on-off switch to precisely control its density and a new modular block copolymer that can be tailored to be triggered by specific temperatures.
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08 Jun 2011
Better insulation makes phase-change memory work faster and more efficiently
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08 Jun 2011
Periodic structures in organic light-emitters can efficiently enhance and replenish surface plasmon waves
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08 Jun 2011
A silicon waveguide that converts the polarization mode of light could speed up the operation of photonic circuits
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08 Jun 2011
Software originating at A*STAR that optimizes the flow of resources is enabling the aerospace and semiconductor manufacturing sectors to stay lean and flexible.
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07 Jun 2011
Scientists from Singapore have created a new chemical method that enables the development of a variety of tiny light conducting metal-semiconductor contacts. These light-sensitive nano-sized components could help create bioimaging labels as well as better photocatalysts used in fuel cells.
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01 Jun 2011
The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Data Storage Institute (DSI) recently entered into a strategic partnership with 4DS, Inc. to develop a 16 kilobit (Kbit) resistive random access memory (RRAM) prototype and memory controller.
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27 May 2011
As aircraft and aerospace technology become increasingly complex, advanced maintenance and repair technologies are now more important than ever.
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27 May 2011
A new algorithm improves the way computers interpret readings of the brain’s electrical signals
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27 May 2011
Nanopillars significantly boost the power conversion efficiency of thin-film solar cells
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27 May 2011
Enzymes turn vegetable oils into fuel through a flexible two-step process
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25 May 2011
The Institute of Microelectronics (IME), an institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) have announced today their cooperation with TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, on breakthrough projects in micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), packaging and application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs).
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20 May 2011
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to assist local manufacturing and services companies develop R&D capabilities and foster stronger research collaboration with SIMTech.
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05 May 2011
IHPC’s William Yim from Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) was part of a research team that has made an impactful discovery.
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04 May 2011
Professor Wolfgang Johannes Reinhard Hoefer, from Singapore’s Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) has been recognized by his peers as an authoritative pioneer in the field of microwave research. He will be receiving the prestigious "Microwave Pioneer Award" from the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques (MTT) Society.
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04 May 2011
Graphene, the one-atom-thick carbon lattice that is the subject of last year’s Nobel Prize in Physics, has found application in surface plasmon resonance (SPR) biosensing.
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03 May 2011
The discovery of a simple, inexpensive method for making large quantities of unnatural amino acids could reduce the cost of many pharmaceuticals
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03 May 2011
A novel photochemical process allows catalytic and magnetic metals to be deposited onto semiconductor nanorods without effort
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03 May 2011
Systematically designed ultrasmall peptides mimic the molecular assembly processes observed in neurodegenerative diseases
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03 May 2011
A germanium–tellurium alloy could form the basis for reconfigurable electronic switches
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03 May 2011
Motion-sensing technologies developed at A*STAR could revolutionize human–computer interaction.
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03 May 2011
Hitachi Asia Ltd. and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Data Storage Institute (DSI) recently entered into a strategic partnership to research a new generation storage system for genome sequencing data.
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13 Apr 2011
A silicon-based microfluidic chip that distinguishes different viral strains shows potential for the quick on-site diagnosis of infectious diseases

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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.