Nanyang Technological University

Improving the speed of gold-standard COVID-19 diagnostic test

A protocol for direct rapid extraction-free PCR detection of SARS-CoV-2.

Physical presence of spouses can alter each other’s brain activity

According to a new study by the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), the physical presence of spouses enhances brain-to-brain synchrony in...

Extracting chitin from prawn shells

Chitin is a type of dietary fiber that is found in mushrooms, fungi, and yeast, as well as in the exoskeleton of...

New disinfection robot could aid cleaners in COVID-19 outbreak

In this Coronavirus outbreak, there is a demand for deep cleaning and disinfection services. As per news reports, working hours for cleaners...

Pollen-based paper for future robotic applications

Scientists at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) have transformed the ultra-tough pollen grains from sunflowers into a pliable, gel-like material through...

Scientists uncovered the structure of key pneumonia virus enzyme

Offering new targets for designing antiviral molecules against both viruses.

Turning a non-magnetic metal into a magnet using laser light

Physicists from NTU Singapore and the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark have devised a method to turn a non-magnetic metal into a magnet using laser light.

NTU scientists explored the secrets of superglue protein

Peptide ligases which make peptide bonds are useful biochemical and biotechnological tools. They enable linkage-specific and site-specific protein modifications and precision biomanufacturing of biotherapeutics...

Lung disease bronchiectasis associated with high frequency of allergy

An international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found that patients with the lung disease bronchiectasis also often display...

New interactive technology to help children with special needs learn better

With funding from Temasek Foundation, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) researchers have developed an interactive educational tool called the i-Tile, which makes learning...