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Cool paint coatings: Study shows 1.5°C cooling effect 

A first of its kind real-world study.

Virus parasites make superbugs even more deadly

Piggybacking lateral transduction enables dual pathogenicity island transfer.

A natural molecule in toothpaste and mouthwash may prevent plaque and cavities

The molecule is also found to have anti-carcinogenic properties.

Wooden robotic gripper can lift objects, withstand high temperatures

The wooden gripper is driven by changes in moisture, temperature, and lighting in the environment.

Scientists discovered a novel form of ferroelectricity in an elementary substance

A novel form of ferroelectricity in a single-element bismuth monolayer.

Evaluating the interpretability of AI technologies

Shining a light into the ‘‘black box’’ of AI.

Smart insole that can detect a person’s balance

It is the first of its kind which can track workplace STFs in real time.

The red junglefowl – the wild ancestor of the chicken – is losing its genetic diversity

DNA from domesticated chickens is tainting genomes of wild red junglefowl

Study identifies how COVID-19 affect people’s ability to smell

Good news for patients who want to recover their sense of smell.

Colorful genomic story of Lychee fruit

Lychee is an important tropical fruit tree species worldwide and a valuable fruit for which the edible portion is an aril. Lychee is cultivated...

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

How climatic changes influence the evolution of oceanic insects

Researchers from NUS and Scripps Oceanography uncovered how climatic changes influence the evolution of oceanic insects

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