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Scientists from , and have developed a new way to grow red blood cells twice as fast and at a lower cost. The discovery could benefit blood banks worldwide that rely heavily on donated .
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NTU Singapore Sep 19
As part of the university’s latest effort to improve student services and customer service while enhancing productivity, has partnered with to offer an integrated digital payment platform for its international students. 
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NTU Singapore Sep 18
A device that can prevent the roll-back of a , making it easier for users to move up ramps or slopes, clinched the runner-up spot in the national James Award 2020 for student Kong Shao Ming. 
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NTU Singapore Sep 17
Coming in 3rd place out of 480 participants at the Deep Learning Datathon 2020 were students Lin Min Htoo, Hsu Chung Chuan, and Quah Jia Yong, who together with their teammate Kristoforus Bryant Odang, developed a deep learning forecasting algorithm for energy trading.
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NTU Singapore Sep 16
spin-off company LiberaTx is now planning and raising funds for a clinical trial for their technology: a pill that can float in the stomach and release Parkinson’s disease drugs gradually over a 24 hour period.
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NTU Singapore Sep 16
A new made by scientists to encapsulate multiple drugs used to treat Parkinson’s disease could help tackle low drug compliance by patients by reducing six pills (doses) per day into a single pill.
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NTU Singapore Sep 16
A new slow-release pill developed by researchers uses the stomach as a drug reservoir to deliver slowly over 24 hrs and an NTU spin-off company, LiberaTx, is now commercialising the technology.
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NTU Singapore Sep 15
Four retired faculty were conferred the Emeritus Professor title today, a life-long honorary appointment in recognition of their exemplary service and contributions to the University. They are Prof Angela Goh, Prof Kam Chan Hin, Prof Lee Soo Ying and Prof Kerry Sieh.
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Asian Scientist Magazine Sep 12
On April 1, 2021, will welcome Prof Joseph Sung as new dean of ! on Prof Sung: 👏 Hong Kong-based gastroenterologist 👏 Named an Asian Hero by TIME magazine for his role in Hong Kong’s response to the 2003 SARS outbreak
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A*STAR Sep 13
A smart mask, which can help healthcare workers to monitor the vital signs of patients remotely, is currently in development by scientists from A*STAR's IMRE and . Find out more.
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NTU Singapore Sep 14
Cars on the can look forward to fuss-free entry and exit at car parks, as the has implemented Singapore’s first barrier-free smart parking together with ST Engineering, operated via app.
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NTU Singapore Sep 13
Here’s a new way to let in fresh air and light from the windows while reducing the city’s din: a noise-cancelling window prototype that uses 24 tiny speakers to fight noise with noise, developed by scientists.
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NTU Singapore Sep 12
CEO of local space tech firm Aliena Dr Mark Lim was inspired to start his company after working on various commercial-scale projects at the Energy Research Institute during his PhD studies, says the alumnus.
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NTU Singapore Sep 11
Mask-wear technology: a smart mask that monitors a patient’s vital signs could help in detecting early symptoms of COVID-19 and transmit data via to a . The prototype was developed jointly by and .
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NTU Singapore Sep 10
While silica-coated are used widely in biomedical applications, some evidence shows they can still trigger immune reactions. Prof Cho Nam Joon and team report in how it can be cloaked using functional .
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NTU Singapore Sep 9
It’s a twin-win for teams at the Indonesia Investment Banking , who clinched the 1st and 2nd runner-up positions of the 48 teams. They valued an online travel agency for its IPO and pitched it to prospective buyers.
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NTU Singapore Sep 8
Singapore’s mangroves should be preserved as they help reduce the impact of say scientists. Natural systems such as mangroves provide a simpler solution that are less costly than carbon capture tech.
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NTU Singapore Sep 7
Assoc Prof Sierin Lim and Prof Miao Chun Yan are honoured in the inaugural Singapore 100 list for their significant contributions to the sector in Singapore. Congrats!
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NTU Singapore Sep 7
: Our air is not as sterile as we think, says Prof Stephan Schuster, who showed in a paper that millions of bacteria, viruses and fungi are present in the tropical air at all times of the day.
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NTU Singapore Sep 6
Congratulations to alumni Alecia Neo, Emma Cui, Fannie Soubiele, Kenneth Chia and Low Ser En who are recognised in ’s 40 Under 40 for being inspiring, unconventional and fearless young achievers.
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