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Elongation by Contraction

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Scientists from the Mechanobiology Institute at the National University of Singapore have discovered a new mechanism of cell boundary elongation. Elongation and contraction of the cell boundary is essential for directing changes in cell shape, which...
22-Aug-2016 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Urbanisation Affects Diets of Butterflies: NUS Study

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A study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore revealed that most tropical butterflies feed on a variety of flower types, but those that are ‘picky’ about their flower diets tend to prefer native plants and are more...
18-Aug-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers From CSI Singapore Discover New Way to Inhibit Development of Lung Cancer

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A study led by Professor Daniel Tenen, Director of the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore, found that inhibiting a protein called BMI1 could inhibit the development of lung cancer.
4-Aug-2016 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Students Build the World’s Lightest Electric Paraglider Trike

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A team of engineering students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have successfully designed and built the world’s lightest electric paraglider trike, dubbed The Delta.
28-Jul-2016 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Study Uncovers Novel Genetic Alterations Contributing to Development of Leukemia

A study led by a team of scientists from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore has identified new genetic alterations contributing to the onset of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL). APL is a subtype of...
27-Jul-2016 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Team Led by NUS Scientists Develop Plastic Flexible Magnetic Memory Device

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Associate Professor Yang Hyunsoo from the National University of Singapore led a research team to successfully embed a powerful magnetic memory chip on a flexible plastic material. This malleable memory chip hails a breakthrough in the flexible...
19-Jul-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Scientists Discover That Modifications to Protein RUNX3 May Promote Cancer Growth

Scientists from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore have discovered that a modification called phosphorylation made to a protein called RUNX3 may promote cancer progression by allowing cell division. The...
14-Jul-2016 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel Discovery by NUS Scientists Improves Profiling of AML Patients for Targeted Therapies

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Researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore have identified a set of genes, including DNMT3A, that could potentially be used to predict clinical outcomes of patients who suffer from a type of...
7-Jul-2016 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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