The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) was formed in 2002 to promote science in Singapore. The A*STAR board is statutory and oversees A*STAR Graduate Academy, Joint Council Office, Biomedical Research Council, Science and Engineering Research Council, Exploit Technologies Private Limited, Corporate Planning and Administration Division. The objective is to promote scientific and technological discoveries, improvements and partner with private and public entities to achieve solutions for the betterment of Singapore and mankind.

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New material kills E. coli bacteria in 30 seconds

Every day, we are exposed to millions of harmful bacteria that can cause infectious diseases, such as the E. coli bacteria. Now, researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of Agency for Science, ...

Creating high-resolution full-color moving holograms in 3-D

Three-dimensional (3D) movies, which require viewers to wear stereoscopic glasses, have become very popular in recent years. However, the 3D effect produced by the glasses cannot provide perfect depth cues. Furthermore, it ...

Researchers transform carbon dioxide into methanol

Scientists at Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have succeeded in unlocking the potential of carbon dioxide - a common greenhouse gas - by converting it into a more useful product.

Dragonfly-inspired nano coating kills bacteria upon contact

Studies have shown that the wings of dragonflies and cicadas prevent bacterial growth due to their natural structure. The surfaces of their wings are covered in nanopillars making them look like a bed of nails. When bacteria ...

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