Smart Packaging To Keep Food Fresh For Longer
A smart food packaging material with antimicrobial properties, developed by a Singaporean-American team, could extend the shelf life of fresh produce.
Cracking The Mystery Of The Shattered Glass
To make building safer, scientists from South Korea have determined how water aggravates cracks on glass windows.
A Flashy Trip Down Memory Lane
A novel memory device built by a Taiwan-Japan research team using perovskite material could enable seamless storage and high-speed data transfer.
Singapore Research Institute Launched To Study Intelligent Materials
The new Institute for Functional Intelligent Materials will be led by Professor Sir Konstantin Novoselov, who received the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on graphene.
Capturing Curved Objects Through X-rays
A flexible X-ray created by embedding nanocrystals in rubber is paving the way for the ultra-high-resolution imaging of curved objects.
Uncovering The Secrets Of The World’s Toughest Materials
Hexagonal boron nitride’s (h-BN) exceptional toughness comes from its unique structure and composition, helping the material withstand greater stress.
Akira Yoshino: Japan’s Battery Transformer
According to Chemistry Nobel laureate Akira Yoshino, lithium-ion batteries will sit at the heart of a sustainable future society.
Illuminating The Future Of Energy In Asia
From solar panels to fuel cells, Asia's scientists are relentlessly innovating In the region's quest for energy efficiency and resource sustainability.
Behind The Mask
Move over, designer bags and sneakers—the biggest fashion trend in the post-COVID world is the face mask.
Meet Singapore’s Materials Man (VIDEO)
From smart masks to innovative eye polymers, Professor Loh Xian Jun is revolutionizing materials science at A*STAR's Institute of Materials Research and Engineering.