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NUS Is Top Asian University and 24th in the World in Latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Singapore, 22 September 2016 - The National University of Singapore (NUS) has climbed two notches to the 24th spot in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-2017, achieving its best performance in the rankings to...
21-Sep-2016 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Decisions in a Pinch

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Researchers at the Mechanobiology Institute at the National University of Singapore have identified a role of receptor tyrosine kinases in the regulation of the cellular mechanosensory machinery, which has relevance for understanding the basis of...
21-Sep-2016 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Scientists Discover Potential Mechanism for Early Detection and Better Treatment of Gastric Cancer

A team of researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore has found that changes in ribonucleic acid sequences play a major role in the development of gastric cancer. Further research into this...
13-Sep-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Is No. 1 in Asia and 12th Worldwide in Latest QS World University Rankings

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been ranked 12th in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2016/2017, retaining its pole position for the second year running. The University continues to be the top university...
6-Sep-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery by NUS Researchers Contributes to Better Understanding of Acquired Resistance to Combination Drug Treatment in Cancer

A study on acquired resistance (AQR) to combination drug treatment in cancer, led by scientists from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore, found that the mechanisms of AQR for the combination drugs were...
4-Sep-2016 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Placed 11th Among Asia’s Most Innovative Universities

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been placed 11th in the inaugural Reuters Top 75: Asia’s Most Innovative Universities ranking. NUS is the highest ranked educational institution, outside of Northeast Asia, on the list, and is also...
31-Aug-2016 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Confers Honorary Degree on UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

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The National University of Singapore today conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters on Mr Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, in recognition of his international efforts to promote sustainable development and global peace...
30-Aug-2016 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Elongation by Contraction

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Scientists from the Mechanobiology Institute at the National University of Singapore have discovered a new mechanism of cell boundary elongation. Elongation and contraction of the cell boundary is essential for directing changes in cell shape, which...
22-Aug-2016 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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