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NUS Launches Singapore’s First and Only Natural History Museum

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The National University of Singapore (NUS) today launched the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM), Singapore’s first and only natural history museum. Its roots can be traced to the original Raffles Museum, which is the oldest such...
17-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Biology in a Twist

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Researchers at the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) at the National University of Singapore have discovered that the inherent ‘handedness’ of molecular structures directs the behaviour of individual cells and confers them the ability to sense the...
30-Mar-2015 10:05 PM EDT

Biodiversity Protected Areas in Indonesia Ineffective in Preventing Deforestation

A study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that the monitoring and prevention of road construction within protected areas and stepping up control measures in illegal logging hotspots would be more effective...
16-Mar-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Study Shows the Factors Influencing Which Conservation News Get Shared or Liked in Twitter and Facebook

A team of researchers led by the Department of Biological Sciences at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Science recently concluded a study to better understand the factors influencing the spread of conservation news in online...
3-Mar-2015 2:05 AM EST

Prominent Behavioural Scientist Ho Teck Hua to Head NUS Research

The National University of Singapore (NUS) today announced that Professor Ho Teck Hua, an award-winning Singaporean behavioural scientist and chaired professor from the University of California, Berkeley, USA, will succeed Professor Barry Halliwell...
1-Mar-2015 6:05 AM EST

NUS Partners with Washington University in Setting Up Next Age Institute to Address Complex Social Issues

The National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has partnered the Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) to set up a dedicated research institute – the Next Age Institute (NAI) - to study, design and test social...
23-Feb-2015 1:00 AM EST

NUS Researchers Pioneer Novel Strategy to Prevent Progression of Inflammation-Associated Cancers

A team of researchers led by Associate Professor Caroline Lee from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS), in collaboration with Associate Professor Song Jianxing of the Department of Biological Sciences at...
13-Feb-2015 1:10 AM EST

NUS Researchers Invent Novel Bio-Inspired Robotic Sock That Promotes Blood Circulation and Prevents Blood Clots in Legs

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A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Faculty of Engineering has invented a novel sock that can help prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and improve survival rates of patients.
10-Feb-2015 3:05 AM EST

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