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2014-03-20 04:20:02

The DIY finger-prick technique opens door for extensive stem cell bankingSingapore, 3/20 - Above: Schematic on finger-prick blood isolation and treatment for cellular reprogramming (Image from Loh Yuin Han, Jonathan, IMCB); Down: Marker staining of hiPSCs (Image from Loh Yuin Han, Jonathan, IMCB)Singapore, Mar 20, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists at A*STAR's Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) have developed a method to generate human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) from...

2014-03-05 04:20:05

SINGAPORE, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the fruitful past decade of UK-Singapore cooperation in scientific research and development, A*STAR's Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) and the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute (SMMI) officially launched a joint laboratory in Maritime and Offshore Engineering R&D today, to develop innovative technological solutions through modelling and simulation using high performance computing technology, aimed...

2014-02-13 00:20:12

The collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur aims to study the loss of immunity and consequent reduced responsiveness to vaccination in elderly.Singapore, Feb 13, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) signed a three-year partnership with the National University of Singapore (NUS), National University Hospital (NUH) and Sanofi Pasteur to embark on a Phase IV clinical trial to understand age-related loss of immunity, known as immunosenescence, in elderly.Declining birth...

2014-02-11 20:20:02

Glycomics an emerging field with implications for understanding and treating human diseasesSingapore, Feb 12, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - A*STAR's Bioprocessing Technology Institute (BTI) today signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with Korea Basic Science Institute (KBSI) and Chungnam National University's Graduate School of Analytics Science and Technology (GRAST) to advance collaboration between Singapore and South Korea in the field of glycomics in Asia. The agreements were signed by the...

2014-02-10 04:20:11

SINGAPORE, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with leading aerospace company Airbus at the 3rd Aerospace Technology Leadership Forum today. The MoU signed between Airbus and A*STAR will facilitate collaboration in areas of mutual interest, including data analytics. A*STAR's extensive capabilities in data analytics solutions can be used for a wide array of...

2013-12-02 00:20:07

First EMBO workshop in Singapore marks new milestone in Singapore-Europe cooperation in life sciencesSingapore, Dec 2, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) will host Singapore's inaugural European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) workshop on Complex Systems in Immunology from 2nd to 4th December 2013. The 3-day event will bring together researchers from Europe and Singapore to discuss and share the latest insights in...

2013-10-16 08:20:02

- Biopolis puts Singapore on the scientific world map for biomedical research- Singapore's biomedical sciences strategy achieves Economic, Scientific and Healthcare ImpactSingapore, Oct 16, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore's Biopolis celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Within a decade, Biopolis has established a reputation as a world-class biomedical research hub and put Singapore on the scientific world map. The Biomedical Sciences (BMS) industry has also...

2013-10-10 08:20:02

S$148 million centre to study the role of nutrition and early development in health and disease in AsiaSingapore, Oct 10, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The National University of Singapore (NUS) and A*STAR will be jointly establishing the S$148 million Singapore Centre for Nutritional Sciences, Metabolic Diseases, and Human Development (SiNMeD). This collaboration between the NUS's Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (YLLSoM) and A*STAR's Singapore Institute for Clinical...

2013-09-27 04:20:01

S$100 Million-Investment to deliver better health and wellness outcomes for SkinSingapore, Sept 27, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore is committing close to S$100 million to skin research, with the announcement of the Skin Research Institute of Singapore (SRIS) today. A collaboration between the Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR), National Skin Centre (NSC) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the SRIS will harness the expertise of scientists,...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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