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NUS Engineering Team Designs Novel Multi-field Invisible Sensor

SINGAPORE, June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —  A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has invented a novel camouflage technique that effectively hides thermal and electronic sensors without compromising performance. Led by Assistant Professor Qiu Cheng-Wei from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering, the team created […]

NUS food scientists create healthier, diabetic-friendly bread

SINGAPORE, Feb. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire — A team of food scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has successfully formulated a recipe for making healthier bread by adding a natural plant pigment, called anthocyanin, extracted from black rice. This new bread option gets digested at a slower rate — hence improving blood glucose control […]

Researchers from NUS turn paper waste into ultralight super material that improves oil spill cleaning and heat insulation

SINGAPORE, Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — A research team led by Assistant Professor Duong Hai Minh from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Faculty of Engineering, has achieved a world’s first by successfully converting paper waste into green cellulose aerogels that are non-toxic, ultralight, flexible, extremely strong and water repellent. […]

Robotic Glove Invented by NUS Team Helps Patients Restore Hand Movements

SINGAPORE, Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Patients who have lost their hand functions due to injuries or nerve-related conditions, such as stroke and muscular dystrophy, now have a chance of restoring their hand movements by using a new lightweight and smart rehabilitation device called EsoGlove developed by a research team from the National University of Singapore […]

NUS Researchers Develop Highly Efficient Nature-Inspired Membrane that Can Lower Water Purification Cost

SINGAPORE, Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The growing demand for potable water calls for low energy and cost effective methods for water purification. Inspired by the natural water purification systems of the roots of the mangrove plant and the human kidney, a team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Environmental Research Institute […]