CENSAM scientists trying to solve lead mystery

Dr Intan Nurhati (left), SMART Senior Postdoctoral Associate and Prof Edward Boyle, SMART CENSAM Prinicpal Investigator, showcasing corals which indicate lead levels.

Following a media interview with The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore's main Chinese newspaper), both publications featured Prof Edward Boyle, CENSAM's Principal Investigator and Dr Intan Suci Nurhati, SMART Senior Postdoctoral Associate, in the stories about their efforts to discover the cause of an unusual type of lead content found in the sea around Singapore. 

Check out Lianhe Zaobao's online video of Dr Nurhati's diving expedition which shows her coring the Porites corals in the region. Or find out more through the news release.  

This research is funded by the Singapore National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore under its Campus for Research Excellence And Technological Enterprise (CREATE) programme.