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NUS Study: Plants Sacrifice “Daughters” to Survive Chilly Weather

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A new study by a team of plant biologists from the National University of Singapore found that some plants may selectively kill part of their roots to survive under cold weather conditions.
22-Jun-2017 10:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Good Nutrition, Physical Training and Mental Exercises Can Reverse Physical Frailty in the Elderly: NUS Study

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A four-year study conducted by researchers from the National University of Singapore showed that a combination of nutritional, physical and cognitive interventions can reverse physical frailty in elderly people.
19-Jun-2017 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery by NUS Researchers Improves Understanding of Cellular Ageing and Cancer Development

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A team of researchers led by Dr Dennis Kappei, a Special Fellow from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore, has discovered the role of the protein ZBTB48 in regulating both telomeres and mitochondria,...
13-Jun-2017 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Study: Older Adults Are Good Samaritans to Strangers

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A study by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) showed that while older adults treat their kin and friends the same as younger adults do, the elderly donate more to strangers than younger adults, even when their generosity is...
12-Jun-2017 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Researchers Identify Potential Target for Treatment of Aggressive Brain Cancer

Researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore have discovered that the BCL6 protein could potentially be used as a marker to predict clinical outcomes of patients suffering from Glioblastoma...
6-Jun-2017 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Researchers Pilot ‘Home-but-Not Alone’ App to Help New Parents Make a Smoother Transition

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research team led by Assistant Professor Shefaly Shorey from the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies at the National University of Singapore’s Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has developed a novel mobile application to deliver postnatal...
5-Jun-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Researchers Make Inroads Into Finding Out How T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia Develops

A research team from the National University of Singapore led by Assistant Professor Takaomi Sanda, Principal Investigator from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore and Department of Medicine at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, has provided...
29-May-2017 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Researchers Create Palm-Size Device for Quick, Effective Treatment of Common Hearing Disorder

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Researchers from the National University of Singapore have developed a novel handheld device, known as CLiKX, for the treatment of a condition called Otitis Media with Effusion, or ‘glue ear’, which is the leading cause of hearing loss and...
24-May-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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