Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

Landmark discovery of 'engine' that drives cell movement

This research by Thomas Leung, Ph.D., and his team in the GSK-IMCB Group at the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), under Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research, is fundamental to the understanding ...

Oct 06, 2008
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Reversible 3-D cell culture gel invented

Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), which celebrates its fifth anniversary this year, has invented a unique user-friendly gel that can liquefy on demand, with the potential to revolutionize three-dimensional ...

Sep 28, 2008
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RNA interference plays bigger role than previously thought

In a paper published today online in the journal Nature, IBM and the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) reported findings from a joint research study that provides new information on how stem cell differentiation is con ...

Sep 17, 2008
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Magnetic memories on the right track

Computer hard drives store data by writing magnetic information onto their surfaces. In the future, magnetic effects may also be used to improve active memory in computers, potentially eliminating the need ...

Aug 27, 2014
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Technology on the catwalk

Summer days bring thoughts of beach picnics, outdoor barbecues and pool parties. Yet it only takes the buzz of one tiny mosquito to dampen the fun.

Aug 27, 2014
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