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A joint team of researchers in Singapore have have developed a capability to detect airborne SARS-CoV-2 RNA – the nucleic acid coding for the virus that causes COVID-19 – indoors through air sampling. The COVID-19 Delta variant’s rapid spread in Singapore and globally underlines the need for rapid identification of the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in …

NTU Singapore is having a double celebration at this year’s Convocation – honouring the achievements of the Class of 2021 and kickstarting the University’s 30th anniversary celebrations. Over 9,200 graduands will receive their degrees at the NTU Convocation 2021 in 44 in-person ceremonies held from 17 September to 2 October. Marking the occasion this year is …

A team of scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has developed a predictive computer model that, when tested on real pandemic data, proposed strategies that would have reduced the rate of both COVID-19 infections and deaths by an average of 72 per cent, based on a sample from four countries. The model, called NSGA-II, could …

Materials scientists from NTU Singapore have found a way to prevent internal short-circuits, the main cause of fires in lithium (Li)-ion batteries. Billions of Li-ion batteries are produced annually for use in mobile phones, laptops, personal mobile devices, and the huge battery packs of electric vehicles and aircraft. This global battery demand is set to grow, with …

Tuberculosis is caused by the M. tuberculosis bacteria which mainly infects the patient’s lungs. Did you know that tuberculosis (TB) has plagued humans for thousands of years, and it continues to sit in the list of top 10 causes of death worldwide today? Worse, some strains of the bacteria that causes TB have become “superbugs” …

A team of international scientists led by NTU Singapore has devised a new ‘greener’ method to make a key compound in fertiliser, and that may pave the way to a more sustainable agricultural practice as global food demand rises. Devised by NTU researchers, the method produces a compound known as ‘urea’, which is a natural product found …

An interdisciplinary team of scientists from NTU Singapore has identified, for the first time, a key mechanism by which a dangerous plant disease can infect crops. The Xanthomonas bacteria, known as the “crop killer”, is a globally prevalent bacterium capable of infecting 400 different plant species. It causes bacterial spots and blights in the leaves and fruits of the plants …

The Wealth Management Institute (WMI) in collaboration with Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU Singapore), UBS and leading financial institutions in Singapore, embarked on a research project to develop new capabilities utilising artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to improve detection of money laundering. The research focused on the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning …

With Singapore’s plans to switch its entire fleet of buses – numbering around 5,800 now – to electric and hybrid buses by 2040, fast charging systems that can cater to high power output – over a few hundred times higher than those required by electric cars – will be required. Current electric vehicle chargers are relatively …

With Singapore’s plans to switch its entire fleet of buses – numbering around 5,800 now – to electric and hybrid buses by 2040, fast charging systems that can cater to high power output – over a few hundred times higher than those required by electric cars – will be required. Current electric vehicle chargers are relatively …