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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...
contact lens

​NTU Singapore Scientists Develop ‘Contact Lens’ Patch to Treat Eye Diseases

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) scientists have developed a ‘contact lens’ patch with microneedles that could provide a painless and efficient alternative to current...
microgel powder

Microgel Powder Fights Infection and Helps Wounds Heal

Hao Meng’s doctoral project focused on biocompatibility testing and pulling a sticky amino acid out of mussels. Glue-like catechol shows promise for smart adhesives...
severe infections

​Peptide Engineered by NTU Singapore Successfully Exploits Achilles’ Heel of Zika...

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have engineered an antiviral peptide that exploits the Zika virus at its Achilles’ heel - the...
Microfluidic devicesvideo

How to Make a Lab-On-A-Chip Clear and Biocompatible

Microfluidic devices can take standard medical lab procedures and condense each down to a microchip that balances on top of a water bottle lid....
smart technologyvideo

​NTU Singapore Scientists Develop Smart Technology for Synchronised 3D Printing of...

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a technology where two robots can work in unison to 3D-print a concrete structure.This method of...
solar photovoltaics

Cover the U.S. in 89 Percent Trees—Or Go Solar

How many fields of switchgrass and forests of trees would be needed to offset the energy produced by burning coal? A lot, it turns...
silicon

Black and Blue: Different Silicon Drops Cost of Solar

At the end of one of the hottest summers on record, as fights rage on about how to power homes, renewable solar energy continues...
food preservative

​NTU Scientists Discover Natural Plant-Based Food Preservative Which Is More Effective...

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) scientists have discovered a plant-based food preservative that is more effective than artificial preservatives.The organic preservative comprises a...
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...
Lithium Batteries

Old Mining Techniques Make a New Way to Recycle Lithium Batteries

Lei Pan’s team of chemical engineering students had worked long and hard on their research project, and they were happy just to be showing...
wound scars

​New Nanoparticles Help to Detect Serious Scarring of Wounds

A new way of seeing when heavy wound scars are forming, and providing doctors the chance to intervene, has been developed by scientists from Nanyang Technological...
batteries

Better, Faster, Stronger: Building Batteries That Don’t Go Boom

There’s an old saying: “You must learn to walk before you learn to run.” Despite such wisdom, numerous industries skip the basics and sign...
Noise Cancelling Devicevideo

​Noise Cancelling Device by NTU Scientists Halves Noise Pollution Through Open...

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) researchers have developed a device that can reduce noise pollution entering buildings even while windows are wide open. Designed...
Electron Microscopy

Liquid Cell Transmission Electron Microscopy Makes a Window into the Nanoscale

In a new paper published last week in Science Advances (DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaq1202), a team of scientists and engineers dug into the mechanisms that degrade sample quality in...
diamondvideo

​World’s Hardest Material, Diamond, Is Flexible

Diamond, the world’s hardest natural material, is also flexible when made into nanoscale needles, according to a paper published in Science today about a...
Fingerprints Cancer Cells

GLUT5 Fluorescent Probe Fingerprints Cancer Cells

This is not just another tool to image cancer. The probe is a two-for-one: detect cancer and distinguish one type from another. Together, they...
robotvideo

A Robot by NTU Singapore Autonomously Assembles an IKEA Chair

Designed by Assistant Professor Pham Quang Cuong and his team from NTU’s School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, the robot comprises a 3D camera and two...
firmer skinvideo

Lasers Gather Better Data for Firmer Skin

A team from Michigan Technological University has partnered with Avon to develop a laser-based technology that measures the elasticity and firmness of skin. As people...