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bio methane

Bio-Methane Transforms from Landfill Waste to Energy Source

Methane is far more damaging as a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide—25 times more so. The gas, which is produced by decomposing organic materials...
robot masseuse

​Singapore’s First Robot Masseuse EMMA Starts Work

The next time you visit a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) clinic for a stiff back, don’t be surprised if Emma the robot is your...
Parkinson's Disease

Unlocking the Keys to Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a debilitating movement disorder that affects more than 10 million people worldwide. It is well known that the lack of...
optical nanosensor

Sensing with a Twist: A New Kind of Optical Nanosensor Uses...

The world of nanosensors may be physically small, but the demand is large and growing, with little sign of slowing. As electronic devices get...
Liquid Biopsies

Sound Waves Separate Biological Nanoparticles for ‘Liquid Biopsies’

A prototype device developed by an international team of engineers can sift exceedingly tiny particles from blood samples without having to send samples off...
Microfluidic device

Blood Testing via Sound Waves May Replace Some Tissue Biopsies

Cells secrete nanoscale packets called exosomes that carry important messages from one part of the body to another. Scientists from MIT and other institutions...
cancer detection

Test Strips for Cancer Detection Get Upgraded with Nanoparticle

The most common test strip people might think of for diagnosis is a home pregnancy test. Pregnant women have steadily increasing levels of the...
Microfluidic

A Better Bond with Less Bubbling

Microfluidics technology could revolutionize point-of-care medicine by making it possible to fabricate cheap, disposable card-sized plastic ‘microfluidic chips’ capable of diagnosing a range of...
mobile app

​NTU Start-up Launches New App That Could Shake up Conventional Video...

A start-up from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has launched an innovative mobile app that allows viewers to interact with television or video...
neurological diseases

​NNI and NTU to Develop New Technologies to Diagnose and Treat...

The National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) are collaborating to develop innovative technologies to better diagnose and treat patients...
Zinc-Air Batteries

University of Sydney Charges Ahead on Zinc-Air Batteries

University of Sydney researchers have found a solution for one of the biggest stumbling blocks preventing zinc-air batteries from overtaking conventional lithium-ion batteries as...
bone healing

Coated Implants a Breakthrough in Bone Healing

Broken bones may be repaired more effectively by using a biodegradable coating for magnesium-based metal implants. Some bone breaks require a temporary metal implant for...
acid-alkaline

Sweet! Sugar-Coated Probe Yields Better Acid Test

The human body is engaged in a constant tightrope walk to maintain the right pH, because when our cells’ acid-alkaline balance goes wrong, it...
Microporous Graphene

From Greenhouse Gas to 3-D Surface-Microporous Graphene

A material scientist at Michigan Technological University invented a novel approach to take carbon dioxide and turn it into 3-D graphene with micropores across...
Spiky Ferrofluid

Spiky Ferrofluid Thrusters Can Move Satellites

Brandon Jackson, a doctoral candidate in mechanical engineering at Michigan Technological University, has created a new computational model of an electrospray thruster using ionic...
Merelaniite

Merelaniite Named Mineral of the Year

The mineral was first noted by a teenage student and her father working with a Smithsonian mineralogist; to prove the mineral was truly new,...
3D printing

NTU Singapore and Thai Petrochemical Giant PTTGC to Develop New 3D...

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Thailand’s PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) will collaborate to develop advanced 3D printing materials for the next-generation automotive...
volcano

Crystals Once Deep Inside a Volcano Offer New View of Magma,...

Volcanologists are gaining a better understanding of what's going on inside the magma reservoir that lies below New Zealand's Mount Tarawera volcano. They're finding...
solar

Saving Lives and Money: The Potential of Solar to Replace Coal

In a new study published in Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2017.05.119), a team from Michigan Technological University calculated the cost of combusting...
Carnivorous plant’s

Carnivorous Plant’s Prized Genetic Treasures Unveiled

The carnivorous humped bladderwort plant is a sophisticated predator. Living in swamps and ponds, it uses vacuum pressure to suck prey into tiny traps...