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mini midbrains

Singapore Scientists Grow Mini Human Brains

Scientists in Singapore have made a big leap on research on the 'mini-brain'. These advanced mini versions of the human midbrain will help researchers...
Nanodisks

Nanodisks Drive a Polarizing Transformation

Polarizing filters produce richer, less reflective images by limiting vibrating light waves to one specific orientation. However, these filters only work with light that...
spintronic

Controlling Anisotropy

The huge energy consumption of the world’s data centers creates an urgent need to develop electronic devices that can process information with reduced power...
Perovskite

Perovskite Can Take the Heat

Solar cells that are cheaper and easier to manufacture could challenge the dominance of silicon, with new research showing an alternative material called perovskite...
Macrocyclic peptides

A*Star and MSD Establish a New Research Collaboration to Advance Peptide...

Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and MSD (known as Merck & Co., Inc., in U.S.A. and Canada) have formed a two-year...
lung cancer

A New Way to Diagnose and Treat Lung Cancer

A team of researchers from Singapore has discovered a class of small RNA molecules, known as oncomiRs, which are responsible for fuelling lung cancer....
cell clusters

A New Way of Looking at Cancer

Clusters of circulating cells commonly found in the blood of cancer patients have long been the subject of research on cancer. These clusters have...
planet

Newborn Giant Planet Grazes its Star

It was while monitoring a star barely two million years old called V830 Tau, located in the Taurus stellar nursery some 430 light years...
microbial resistance

New Technique Paves the Way for Drug Targeting to Fight Microbial...

Technology opens possibilities for development of new anti-microbials, anti-virals or vaccines against infectious diseases such as dengue and Zika
Proton

A View of the Colorful Microcosm Within a Proton

Probing the "color" interactions among quarks tests a theoretical concept of nature's strongest force to pave a way toward mapping protons' 3D internal structure
nuclear physics

Shape Matters in Nuclear Physics Collisions

Nuclear physicists colliding football- and sphere-shaped ions discover evidence supporting a paradigm shift in the birth of the quark-gluon plasma.
Antimatter

Force that Makes Antimatter Stick Together Measured

Antiproton pairs generated in high-energy heavy-ion collisions interact with a strong attractive force.