Research Highlights

A*STAR Research highlights the very best of research in science, engineering and biomedical technology being conducted at the premier research institutes of A*STAR. Research highlights are informative and accessible articles covering the latest research breakthroughs in a format that can be appreciated by both specialists and non-specialists alike. Updated biweekly, A*STAR Research Highlights provide timely insights into the best of research from A*STAR.

22 February 2017

Data storage: Laser heating hits the spot

Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials

Laser-based measurements reveal just how small each magnetic ‘bit’ could be using the next generation hard disk technology known as heat-assisted magnetic recording

Nanomaterials: Turning the screw

Journal of the American Chemical Society

A simple etching technique offers a means for creating left-handed and right-handed nanostructures

08 February 2017

Nutrition: Measuring disease risk

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Understanding ethnic differences in abdominal fat distribution at birth could lead to better guidelines for maternal lifestyle and nutrition

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