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
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has pioneered the world’s first fluorescent sensor – called Milk Orange – that rapidly identifies the presence of fat in milk. This novel sensor is being applied to the...
14-Oct-2014 5:00 AM EDT
NUS Research Team Pioneers Novel Ultra Light-Weight Cloud Arch Architectural Technology for Sustainable Construction
First-of-its-kind, light-as-cloud architectural technology boasts lower setup cost and time, and is set to revolutionise long-span architecture and construction.
10-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT
NUS advances to 25th in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2014-2015, moving up one place from 26th last year. This is also the university’s best performance since the rankings were introduced in 2010. In addition,...
2-Oct-2014 3:00 AM EDT
A novel study by the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) found that an increase in a gene known as Leo1 affects other genes that are directly implicated in acute myelogenous leukaemia...
22-Sep-2014 3:30 AM EDT
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been placed 22nd in the 2014/2015 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, moving up two spots from its 24th position last year. NUS also retained its position as the top university in Asia.
15-Sep-2014 9:00 PM EDT
NUS and GIS Researchers Achieve Big Technological Leap in Treating PCB Contamination in the Environment
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering have developed a novel approach that could greatly enhance the effectiveness of destroying polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the environment. They...
14-Sep-2014 10:00 PM EDT
NUS Researchers Invent Novel Microneedle Patch for Faster and Effective Delivery of Painkiller and Collagen
A research team, led by Dr Kang Lifeng of the Department of Pharmacy at the NUS Faculty of Science, has successfully developed a simple technique to encapsulate lidocaine, a common painkiller, or collagen in the tiny needles attached to an adhesive...
5-Sep-2014 5:35 AM EDT