These beautiful artistic crystals resulted when NUS Chemistry researchers recrystallised an organic compound under different conditions. They also obtained the usual straight crystals in addition to flexible crystals.
A team of five students from the NUS Risk Management Institute — Liang Zhihui, Xiao Chao, Jiang Zerui, Zhou Bingyu, and Luo Jiarong — took the third prize at the finale of the UBS Quant Hackathon held in November.
A team of researchers from NUS developed a hydrogel which, when combined with some chemicals and a thin carbon mesh, can absorb water vapour from the air and break it down into hydrogen and oxygen molecules, lowering the humidity in a room.
An efficient method of plant protein extraction catapulted Associate Professor Huang Dejian from NUS Food Science and Technology onto a start-up journey. Together with entrepreneur Ms Florence Leong, he co-founded KosmodeHealth Singapore which aims to disrupt the food and biomedical industries through its low-cost plant protein extraction method.