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NUS Researchers Discover for the First Time That a Rare Bush Frog Breeds in Bamboo


Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have discovered a new reproductive mode in frogs and toads - breeding and laying direct developing eggs in live bamboo with narrow openings - which was observed in the white spotted bush...
28-Oct-2014 3:00 AM EDT

Three New Centres Established at NUS (Suzhou) Research Institute to Focus on China’s Business Landscape, Public Policy and Urban Issues

The National University of Singapore (NUS) today announced the set up of three new centres within the NUS (Suzhou) Research Institute (NUSRI), further expanding and deepening its research and education initiatives in China. The new centres are: NUS...
27-Oct-2014 5:30 AM EDT

NUS-Led Research Team Develops Novel Solutions to Fight the Obesity Gene

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

NUS Researchers Developed World’s First Instant Fluorescent Sensor to Detect Milk Fat


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 World in the Latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings

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

Singapore Researchers Discover a Gene That Increases Incidence of Acute Myelogenous Leukaemia

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

NUS Rises to World’s 22nd in Latest QS World University Rankings

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

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