Features

A Taste For Change
A Taste For Change

Asia boasts some of the world’s best dishes, but its relationship with food goes beyond taste. Here’s how researchers are building a healthy and sustainable food future, while preserving the region’s unique cultural connections to diet.

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Turning The Tide With AI And HPC
Turning The Tide With AI And HPC

By harnessing both artificial intelligence and high performance computing in one powerful model, scientists from Japan are making real-time tsunami prediction more accessible.

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All In The Genes
All In The Genes

Precision medicine could reveal the secrets of Asia’s collective DNA without carrying the risks of consumer genetic testing. Here’s how.

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Three Decades Of Driving Dedicated Research
Three Decades Of Driving Dedicated Research

Through the years, A*STAR has always stood at the forefront of science and technology and innovation. Here’s how A*STAR came to be and what it has in store in the upcoming decades.

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Advancing Synthetic Biology Across All Fronts
Advancing Synthetic Biology Across All Fronts

From expanding the genetic alphabet to uncovering antibiotics hidden in silent genes, A*STAR’s researchers are wielding the tools of synthetic biology to improve our lives in surprising ways.

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SARS-CoV-2 Variants, Explained
SARS-CoV-2 Variants, Explained

As new SARS-CoV-2 variants emerge, tried-and-tested solutions could be the key to stamping out COVID-19.

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The Vaccine Vanguard
The Vaccine Vanguard

Vaccines are our best shot at finally overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s a review on how vaccines work and where Asia’s leading vaccine candidates stand.

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Keeping Singapore Cool
Keeping Singapore Cool

With global warming at our doorstep, researchers in Singapore are leveraging supercomputers to tackle the complex challenge of urban heat.

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Revving Up COVID-19 Research
Revving Up COVID-19 Research

With the world racing to fight the coronavirus, Asia’s most powerful supercomputers are entering the fray.

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Profiles

The Driving Force Behind Personal Data Protection
The Driving Force Behind Personal Data Protection

With data akin to currency in today's digital economy, the Deputy Commissioner of the Personal Data Protection Commission and Assistant Chief Executive (Data Innovation & Protection Group) of IMDA, Mr Yeong Zee Kin, shares how data can be leveraged to spur innovation while protecting commercial interests.

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Going And (Digitally) Growing In Tech
Going And (Digitally) Growing In Tech

The TeSA Mid-Career Advance programme helps Singaporean professionals over 40, like Mr Rohaizan Hassan, gain in-demand skills to stay competitive and successfully transition into thriving new roles in tech.

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Our 2021 In Review: Powering Our Tech Talent For Singapore's Digital Future
Our 2021 In Review: Powering Our Tech Talent For Singapore's Digital Future

As 2021 comes to a close, take a look at the how IMDA fosters Singapore’s tech talent and equips aspiring tech professionals with the skills required for the jobs and opportunities of the nation’s digital future.

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Success In The Sciences
Success In The Sciences

A*STAR’s steady investments in R&D and talent create the ideal conditions for impactful science, says its Chief Executive Officer Frederick Chew.

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Lighting Up The World Of Optoelectronics
Lighting Up The World Of Optoelectronics

From sensors to solar cells, Le Yang harnesses functional materials to create energy-efficient devices applicable to various facets of everyday life.

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The Buzz Behind BizTech
The Buzz Behind BizTech

With the RIE2025 in full swing, IMDA BizTech Group’s cluster director Dr Ong Chen Hui details the agency’s efforts to spur national growth in areas ranging from Artificial Intelligence to Trust Technologies.

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Back To Basis: Restoring Trust In AI
Back To Basis: Restoring Trust In AI

BasisAI CEO Liu Feng-Yuan is championing the responsible use of artificial intelligence—helping organizations make better decisions in the process.

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Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Vivian Yam
Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Vivian Yam

By harnessing the unique properties of photoactive materials, Professor Vivian Yam hopes to develop processes that would utilize energy in a cheaper and more efficient manner.

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Orthopedic Surgeon By Day, Ringside Doctor By Night
Orthopedic Surgeon By Day, Ringside Doctor By Night

With his expertise in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Alan Cheung is a veritable heavyweight in the operating room all the way to the ringside.

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