Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

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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Blood factories closer to reality

Blood cells grown in large vats from a starter stock of stem cells could one day supplement or even replace blood taken from human donors. However, existing protocols for making red blood cells (RBCs) in the lab can't be ...

Nov 30, 2018
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Fighting cancer one cell at a time

A team of scientists from Agency for Science, Technology and Research's (A*STAR) Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) has identified a new approach to cancer therapeutics by targeting the evolution of cancer cells. This approach ...

Nov 28, 2018
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Breast cancer's deadliness is influenced by genes

An international team of scientists have confirmed that both rare and common mutations of our genes are linked to the development of breast cancer, including tumour characteristics and corresponding deadliness. Interestingly, ...

Nov 02, 2018
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