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smart medical device

​NTU Singapore and TTSH Invent Smart Medical Device for Early Intervention...

A research team from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) have invented a smart handheld medical device that could enable early intervention...
cybersickness

The Sickening Truth About Virtual Reality

Up until now, motion sickness and cybersickness have been considered different problems, however, research from University of Newcastle has revealed the two conditions share...
Carbon nanotubes

Special Deformation of Nanotubes to Allow them to Change Conductivity

Carbon nanotubes can be represented as a sheet of graphene rolled in a special way. There are different ways of “folding” it, which leads to the graphene edges interconnecting at different angles, forming...
high-powered lasers

​Researchers Develop Irregular-Shaped Laser to Tackle Laser Instability

An international research team of scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), Yale University and Imperial College London has designed a new way to build high-powered lasers that...
Nanofibres

​NTU and Harvard Scientists Discover Fat-Blocking Effect of Nanofibres

Tiny balls of nano-sized cellulose fibres added to food reduced fat absorption by up to half in laboratory and animal experiments, report scientists from Nanyang...
foot and mouth disease

Real-Time Foot-And-Mouth Strategy to Better Fight Disease

New real-time strategy for future foot-and-mouth outbreaks finds that focusing on surveillance and vaccination is most effective method to quickly fight spread of the virus ...
batteries

3D Printing the Next Generation of Batteries

Additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3D printing, can be used to manufacture porous electrodes for lithium-ion batteries—but because of the nature of the manufacturing...
Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s Breakthrough: Brain Metals That May Drive Disease Progression Revealed

Breakthrough in description of metals in brain which may drive the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, made by international research collaboration, including University of...
water waves

Making Waves: New Study Proves Long-Standing Physics Theory

An international team of researchers, led by the University of Sydney, has used the famous 'Schrödinger equation' to prove the existence of a wall...
food as medicine

Food as Medicine: Fixing Health with a Fork

The idea that food has medicinal properties dates to Antiquity but has seen a revival in recent times with an abundance of research, journals,...
pen camera

​NTU Singapore and SERI Invent New Scope to Diagnose Glaucoma

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), with clinicians from the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI), have invented a new 'pen camera' that makes it easier for...
bioprintervideo

3-DIY: Printing Your Own Bioprinter

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a low-cost 3-D bioprinter by modifying a standard desktop 3-D printer, and they have released the breakthrough...
Mass Shootings

Gun Laws Stopped Mass Shootings in Australia

The odds that a 22-year absence of mass shootings in Australia since 1996 gun reforms are due to chance are one in 200,000, new...
Hendra virus

Racehorses Unaffected by Hendra Vaccination

An extensive study for the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission published in the Australian Veterinary Journal this week demonstrates that vaccinating against the Hendra virus...
Biofouling

Billions Could Be Saved in Shipping, Aquaculture

Sydney scientists have developed nanowrinkled coatings that could avoid the build-up of damaging biological material and save some of the $320 million annually spent...
climate change

Greenland Is Changing – and Rapidly

Studies of 121 Greenland river deltas show that the deltas have grown heavily over the past 75 years. The river deltas have not only...
overweight

Overweight Children More Likely to Underestimate Their Size

Estimating your own body size and weight can be difficult. It turns out that this is true not only for adults, but also for...
wearable devices

Wearable Devices to Remotely Manage Patient Chronic Conditions

Wearable devices to remotely manage patient chronic conditions are set to become available for the medical profession as part of an Australian first.The move follows...
slippery roads

New Laser Technology Can Reduce Accidents on Slippery Roads

Experts have discovered a problematic substance, known as hydrohalite (NaCl, 2H2O), which can be formed on icy salted roads.Hydrohalite does not react to the...
neutron star collisionvideo

Neutron-Star Merger Creates New Cosmic Mysteries

An international team including Associate Professor Tara Murphy has been studying a neutron star collision and found an unusual cocoon of debris, raising doubts...