Articles tagged with ‘Singapore’

Credit: Institute for Infocomm Research (12R)
28 January 2014
Singapore researchers have developed software that searches images on the internet to find suitable colour matches for grayscale images.  Creating a high-quality realistic colour image from a grayscale picture can be challenging. Conventional methods typically require the user’s input, either by using...
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Wear and tear in industrial machinery can be monitored using acoustic sensors. © Sinead Fenton
12 October 2012
Researchers at A*STAR’s Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) have developed acoustic sensors that can identify wear and tear in industrial machinery.
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Barnacles anchor themselves to rock and other surfaces.
16 July 2012
Researchers at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore have found that engineering the texture of metal surfaces may help to eradicate the problem posed by barnacles in the shipping industry.
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mobile camera
2 July 2012
A new application for mobile phones which identifies places and objects from photographs is set to create an array of new marketing opportunities.
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Microtag embedded in a pig intestine
28 June 2012
A*STAR’s Institute of Microelectronics (IME) in Singapore is developing miniature devices that seek out and tag diseased cells in the gut. It is hoped that these ‘mini doctors’ will improve diagnostic capability and lead to more effective treatments for patients.
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14 June 2012
Global air travel continues to increase year upon year. It has been estimated that over 30,000 new passenger jetliners and freighters could be in operation worldwide by 2025. The aircraft fleet in Asia alone is expected to triple over the same period....
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11 June 2012
Metallic alloys containing thin, interconnected ‘snowflakes’ enhance the efficiency and safety of rechargeable batteries.
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sorting cells image
14 May 2012
The ability to separate cells according to size and shape is extremely useful. One popular method involves the use of ‘micropillars’ which act as a kind of sieve for cells.
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The Earth seen from Apollo 17
10 May 2012
Jakarta, 10 May 2012— Countries in Asia and the Pacific are at a crossroads and must now strike a balance between rising prosperity and rising emissions.
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© Tim Davies
9 May 2012
Scientists in Singapore and the UK have developed a new way to create terahertz radiation (or T-rays), the technology behind full-body security scanners. They say their new, stronger and more efficient T-rays could be used to make better medical scanners and may...
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