Scientists at NTU Singapore have developed insulin nanoparticles that may one day become the basis for an oral medicine, and an alternative to insulin injections for diabetic patients.

Nine graduate students from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU, Singapore) have started an initiative to carry out a free health monitoring exercise for 1,000 people.

A study by a team of NTU Singapore psychologists has found a link between extraverts and their word choices.

Singapore will invest S$25 billion in its Research, Innovation and Enterprise 2025 Plan (RIE2025) roadmap, announced by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat. Among the projects highlighted in the media coverage of RIE2025, were key NTU projects in the areas of environmental science and engineering, food science and technology, sustainability and energy, privacy-protecting technologies and air traffic management.

NTU scientists have developed a new way to cure adhesives using a magnetic field, which will save time, energy and space, compared to existing industrial methods of heat-curing. With great potential leading to greener, more energy-efficient, and cost-effective manufacturing processes, the new glue has already received interest from sporting goods manufacturers.

In the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak, young Singaporeans understood the disease to be a threat to the older generation but not themselves, an NTU Singapore study has found.

While most NTU exchange students pick up local languages such as Chinese and Malay, a growing number from Western countries have over the past few years opted for European languages.

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