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A Step Closer to Quantum Computers: NUS Researchers Show How to Directly Observe Quantum Spin Effects

A team led by Associate Professor Yang Hyunsoo from the National University of Singapore Faculty of Engineering has found a practical way to observe and examine the quantum effects of electrons in topological insulators and heavy metals. This could...
16-Jul-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS researchers confine mature cells to turn them into stem cells

Research led by Professor G.V. Shivashankar of the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore and Italy’s IFOM has revealed that mature cells can be reprogrammed into redeployable stem cells without direct genetic modification – by confining them to a...
9-Jul-2018 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS builds new 3D printing capabilities, paving the way for construction innovations

The Centre for Additive Manufacturing (AM.NUS) at the National University of Singapore today announced the launch of the AM.NUS Construction 3D Printing Programme to accelerate the adoption of 3D printing building technology in the construction...
6-Jul-2018 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS biologists discover gene responsible for unique appearance of butterflies’ dorsal wings

Biologists from the National University of Singapore discovered that the gene apterous A is responsible for the appearance and sex-specific traits of the dorsal wings of the African squinting bush brown butterfly.
6-Jun-2018 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS is 11th in the world: QS World University Rankings 2019

Singapore, 7 June 2018 – The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been placed 11th globally in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2019, moving up four places from last year. Based on the latest survey, NUS is...
6-Jun-2018 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nanoplastics accumulate in marine organisms and may pose harm to aquatic food chains

A research team from the National University of Singapore discovered that nanoplastics can accumulate in marine organisms over time. This could pose harm to aquatic food chains.
31-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel Water-Absorbing Gel Invented by NUS Researchers Harnesses Air Moisture for Practical Applications

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore has invented a novel gel-like material that not only effectively dehumidifies ambient air to improve thermal comfort, but it also harnesses the moisture in the air for a wide range of...
29-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Researchers Lead Effort to Turn Food Scraps Into Green Energy Resource

A team lead by researchers from the National University of Singapore has developed a self-sustaining anaerobic digester system that recycles food scraps to produce electrical energy, heat and fertilisers.
17-May-2018 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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