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Cellular Podiatry

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A study by researchers from the labs of Prof Alexander Bershadsky at the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore and Prof Gareth E Jones at King’s College London has revealed that a protein known as Arf1 plays a role in podosome formation by...
17-Jan-2017 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

NUS Researchers Achieve Major Breakthrough in Flexible Electronics

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A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore has successfully developed conducting polymer films that can provide unprecedented ohmic contacts to give superior performance in plastic electronics, including organic light-emitting...
13-Jan-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Stability Without Junctions

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Scientists from the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore at the National University of Singapore have discovered that cadherin clusters, which are well known for forming junctions between cells, also play a role in stabilising the cell cortex.
27-Dec-2016 1:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Sand Absorbs High-Speed Ballistic Impact Better Than Steel: NUS Study

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A study led by Assistant Professor Darren Chian Siau Chen from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the National University of Singapore's Faculty of Engineering has found that when a projectile is fired at a sand block at high...
9-Dec-2016 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

NUS Scientist Prof Barry Halliwell to Chair Singapore's Biomedical Research Council

Prominent research leader and biomedical scientist Professor Barry Halliwell will help to steer biomedical research efforts in Singapore at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) from 1 January 2017.
7-Dec-2016 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Discovery by NUS Researchers Suggests New Possibility in Treating Aggressive Ovarian Cancer

A study led by Dr Ruby Huang, Principal Investigator at Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore, has identified a molecule called AXL which is found to trigger the spread of an aggressive form of ovarian cancer...
29-Nov-2016 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NUS Researchers Discover Novel Mechanism to Stop the Spread of Breast Cancer

A team of researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore has found that controlling the levels of the TIP60 protein, which is a tumour suppressor, could potentially prevent the spread of breast...
22-Nov-2016 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NUS Scientists Discover the “Switch” That Makes Breast Cancer Cells Aggressive

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A study by Dr Alan Prem Kumar from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, together with Professor Shazib Pervaiz and Associate Professor Marie-Veronique...
1-Nov-2016 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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