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Illuminating the Contacts

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Using super-resolution microscopy, an international research team led by Assistant Professor Pakorn (Tony) Kanchanawong from the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore (MBI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Department of Biomedical...
15-Feb-2017 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Letting Go

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Researchers from the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore at the National University of Singapore have described how dying cells detach and are expelled from a tissue, and how tissue tension in the region surrounding a dying cell is remodelled.
1-Feb-2017 11:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NUS Engineers Develop Low-Cost, Flexible Terahertz Radiation Source for Fast and Non-Invasive Screening

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A research team led by Associate Professor Yang Hyunsoo and Dr Wu Yang from the NUS Faculty of Engineering and NUS Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute has successfully developed flexible, high performance and low-power driven terahertz (THz)...
30-Jan-2017 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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