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Defining Adhesion Clusters

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Scientists at the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have discovered the molecular mechanisms responsible for the formation of the adherens junction at the nanoscale level. This research is published in...
18-Jan-2015 8:00 PM EST

Singapore Researchers Discover New Therapeutic Target for Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

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A study by the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found new interactions between two molecules involved in acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), STAT3 and PRL-3, which may offer a new...
12-Jan-2015 1:00 AM EST

NUS Researchers Develop New-Generation ‘Thinking’ Biomimetic Robots as Ocean Engineering Solutions

A team of NUS researchers led by Associate Professor S K Panda from the NUS Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, is currently putting the final touches to a robotic sea turtle that does not use a ballast system which is commonly used in...
23-Dec-2014 2:00 AM EST

Epithelial Tube Contraction

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Researchers at the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI), National University of Singapore (NUS) have identified a novel mechanosensitive regulation of epithelial tube contraction. These findings are published on 19 December 2014 in Current Biology (Pei Yi...
19-Dec-2014 3:15 AM EST

Mapping the Interactome

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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

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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

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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

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