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VR in high gear

Going virtual to understand the reality of transport in Singapore When going somewhere new, what type of transportation do we take to reach our destination in an efficient and economic...

Pixel power

Imagine opening a door and walking into a strange universe where Newton’s laws do not apply and imagination rules the day. This can be achieved thanks to digital tools such...

Keeping an eye on glaucoma

Glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide, is caused by damage to the optic nerve from an increase in fluid pressure. Most cases of glaucoma remain undiagnosed, especially at...

Unparalleled funding for the future

A financial boost to support brilliant junior scientists and brain research To help the next generation of brilliant scientists bring promising ideas to fruition, NTU President Prof Subra Suresh has...

Making a splash in 3D printing

NTU’s water technology start-up Nano Sun has opened a 3D-printing facility to manufacture nanofibre-based water treatment membranes. Unlike conventional membrane-manufacturing processes, which use more than ten different chemicals including toxic...

An attractive way to cool the world

Harnessing the power of magnets for green cooling Staying cool in the sweltering heat accounts for a significant fraction of our energy consumption. In Singapore, for example, more than half...

Presidential honours for NTU researchers

High-impact research and innovation leadership for the future Three NTU faculty have been recognised with Singapore’s highest honours for scientists and engineers, the President’s Science and Technology Awards. Built on...