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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

Cell Extrusion Mechanisms

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An international collaboration between scientists from the Mechanobiology Institute at the National University of Singapore and the Institut Jacques Monod and Université Paris Diderot, France, has revealed how epithelial cell extrusion is regulated...
31-Oct-2016 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Moving Story of FHL2 and Forces

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Researchers from the Mechanobiology Institute at the National University of Singapore have revealed the molecular events leading to the regulation of cell growth and proliferation in response to stiffness of the extracellular matrix that surrounds...
21-Oct-2016 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS-Led Study: Consumption of a Bioactive Compound From Neem Plant Could Significantly Suppress Development of Prostate Cancer

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A team of international researchers led by Associate Professor Gautam Sethi from the Department of Pharmacology at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore has found that nimbolide, a bioactive terpenoid compound...
29-Sep-2016 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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