Nanyang Technological University

Generating clean electricity with chicken feathers

Turning unused waste from food production into clean energy.

Upcycling pure silicon from solar waste into lithium-ion batteries

The breakthrough could help meet the increasing global demand to power electric vehicles.

Ultra-thin, tear-charged battery for smart contact lenses

It stores electricity when it is immersed in saline solution and could one-day power smart contact lenses.

The science behind faster healing: Why wavy wounds outpace straight wounds?

The findings open the door to the development of more effective strategies to speed up wound healing.

Turning fruit and plastic wastes into a material used in the water purifier

An ultra-thin material from fruit waste for solar-powered water purification.

Converting waste paper into a crucial component of lithium-ion batteries

Pathways for the transformation of other cellulose-based substrates.

Generating light through use of pre-existing defects in semiconductor materials

The new method provides an alternative approach to develop InGaN red light emitters, which traditionally suffer from poor efficiency

Plant communication: A new device can talk to plants

Opening the door to new technologies that make use of plants.

New VaNGuard test detect SARS-CoV-2 even when it mutates

The test can be deployed in settings where quickly confirming COVID-19 status of individuals is paramount.

Scientists developed antibacterial gel bandage using durian husk

Turning waste into a valuable biomedical resource.

Newly designed compound targets enzyme-linked to autoimmune disorders and severe COVID-19

Reducing immune overactivation without impairing the body’s entire immune response.

Generating random numbers hundred times faster than current technologies

A laser system that generates random numbers at ultrafast speeds.

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