NTU scientist catches world’s attention with Parasitometer


The “Parasitometer” can detect contaminants in treated water in just one hour. A scientist* from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has invented an innovative device that can identify and detect contaminants in treated water, such as water-borne bacteria, in just one hour, down from the current two days. The breakthrough laser technology, used in the device, has been published in the world-famous scientific magazine Nature Communications, a publication known for highlighting global innovations and important groundbreaking research. [From NTU news hub]

*Prof Liu Ai Qun is from NTU’s School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

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