Eureka Robotics, a tech start-up from NTU, unveiled Archimedes, a robot that has a human-like dexterous grip. Archimedes could pick up optical lenses and mirrors, and be used in the manufacturing of items like cameras and eye wear.
“If you don’t behave, I’ll call the police,” is a lie that parents might use to get their young children to behave. Parents’ lies elicit compliance in the short term, but a new psychology study led by NTU suggests that they are associated with detrimental effects when the child becomes an adult.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal, and Singapore’s Education Minister Ong Ye Kung presented prizes to the winners of the second Singapore-India Hackathon at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras on 30 Sep 2019. The event was jointly organised by NTU Singapore, India's Ministry of Human Resource Development and All India Council for Technical Education.
Scientists from NTU Singapore have developed a lab-on-a-chip system that identifies the health of a person’s immune system from a drop of blood within minutes. Using microfluidics and electrical sensors, the new chip from NTU Singapore was able to detect differences in the electrical properties of white blood cells taken from healthy and diabetic patients.
Scientists at NTU Singapore have developed a technique to observe how radiation damages molecules over time-frames of just one quadrillionth of a second – or a femtosecond.
NTU is organising an exhibition titled “Lee Wee Nam: Life and Times of a Philanthropist” from 13 Sep to 28 Sep. In 2001, Lee Wee Nam’s family donated $10 million to set up the Lee Wee Nam Professorship in Life Sciences.
Scientists from NTU have synthesised a molecular probe that has the potential to track the development of liver disease and provide a fast way to see how well drugs are working in treating diseases.
NTU Singapore has achieved a new high by breaking into the top 50 of the world's best universities in this year's Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
An international team led by NTU Singapore has found a link between gut microbes and skeletal muscle mass, which suggests a future approach for tackling age-related muscle loss.
Scientists at NTU Singapore have developed a new way to measure distances at the nanoscale – one nanometre being one billionth of a metre – using light.