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A reusable heated face mask to filter and inactivate coronaviruses

A heated face mask to filter and inactivate coronaviruses.

First synthetic membrane to separate crude oil and crude oil fractions

New membrane could cut emissions and energy use in oil refining.

Researchers develop novel COVID-19 swabs to address global and local shortage

More than 40 million of the new NUS-designed, clinically-tested nasopharyngeal swabs are being produced in Singapore.

AI-powered smart imaging system for early detection of bacteria in water samples

Early detection and classification of live bacteria using holography.

A new reusable, silicone rubber face mask

The prototype mask, which includes an N95 filter, can be easily sterilized and worn many times.

Researchers develop battery-operated portable ventilator

Researchers from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) has developed an Emergency Breathing Assist System (EBAS), called AirBridge.

Water-filled windows use water to heat and cool buildings

The WFG system can help regulate the indoor temperature, save energy, and reduce CO2 emission.

New biomaterial could shield from harmful radiation

Northwestern University scientists have developed a new biomaterial called selenomelanin, melanin enriched with selenium, that shows extraordinary promise as a shield for human tissue against harmful radiation.

Engineers make plastic conductive while also making it more transparent

Engineers change the game by making a conductive coating that’s also anti-reflective.

Human cell ‘membrane on a chip’

Scientists have developed a human cell ‘membrane on a chip’ that allows continuous monitoring of how drugs and infectious agents interact with our cells, and may soon be used to test potential drug candidates for COVID-19.