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Mapping the Interactome


Researchers at the Mechanobiology Institute at the National University of Singapore have comprehensively described the network of proteins involved in cell-cell adhesions, or the cadherin interactome. This work was published in Science Signaling...
2-Dec-2014 11:00 PM EST

Breakthrough Discovery by NUS Researchers Contributes Towards Future Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Inflammation


A multi-disciplinary research team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has made a breakthrough discovery of a new type of immune cells that may help in the development of a future treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS).
24-Nov-2014 4:00 AM EST

Scientists Develop Scoring Scheme That Predicts Ability of Cancer Cells to Spread to Other Parts of the Body


Scientists at the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and their collaborators have developed a scoring scheme that predicts the ability of cancer cells to spread to other parts of the...
13-Nov-2014 3:00 AM EST

NUS is Ranked 39th Among Global Research Institutions in Inaugural Nature Index

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been ranked 39th globally in the inaugural Nature Index compiled by the Nature Publishing Group; it is the highest-ranked Singapore research institution in the index. The University was also placed 31st...
12-Nov-2014 8:00 PM EST

Singapore International Mediation Institute Launched to Set World-Class Mediation Standards

Singapore, 5 November 2014 – A new institute has been established to set world-class mediation standards in Singapore and the region. The Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI), which is housed at the National University of Singapore...
5-Nov-2014 5:00 AM EST

NUS Researchers Discover for the First Time That a Rare Bush Frog Breeds in Bamboo


Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have discovered a new reproductive mode in frogs and toads - breeding and laying direct developing eggs in live bamboo with narrow openings - which was observed in the white spotted bush...
28-Oct-2014 3:00 AM EDT

Three New Centres Established at NUS (Suzhou) Research Institute to Focus on China’s Business Landscape, Public Policy and Urban Issues

The National University of Singapore (NUS) today announced the set up of three new centres within the NUS (Suzhou) Research Institute (NUSRI), further expanding and deepening its research and education initiatives in China. The new centres are: NUS...
27-Oct-2014 5:30 AM EDT

NUS-Led Research Team Develops Novel Solutions to Fight the Obesity Gene

A research team led by scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has identified several potent inhibitors that selectively target FTO, the common fat mass and obesity-associated gene.
20-Oct-2014 5:00 AM EDT

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