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NUS Scientists Combine Antimalarial Drug with Light Sensitive Molecules for Promising Treatment of Cancer

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NUS scientists discovered that a combination of artemisinin, which is a potent anti-malarial drug, and aminolaevulinic acid, which is a photosensitiser, could kill colorectal cancer cells and suppress tumour growth more effectively than...
18-Sep-2017 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Researchers Develop Advanced Material for Ultra-Stable, High Capacity Rechargeable Batteries

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A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore has successfully designed a novel organic material of superior electrical conductivity and energy retention capability for use in battery applications. This invention paves the way for...
11-Sep-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Scientists Unravel New Insights Into Promising Semiconductor Material

Researchers from the National University of Singapore have established new findings on the properties of two-dimensional molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), a widely studied semiconductor of the future.
8-Sep-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Rises to 22nd in the World in Latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has moved up two places to clinch the 22nd spot in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018, achieving its best performance since the Rankings started in 2004. This year, NUS...
5-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Study: Deforestation in Cambodia Linked to Higher Risk of Ill Health in Young Children

Researchers from the National University of Singapore have found that the loss of dense forest in Cambodia was associated with higher risk of diarrhoea, acute respiratory infection, and fever – which are major sources of global childhood morbidity...
27-Aug-2017 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Study: You May Be as Friendly as Your Genes

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A group of researchers from the National University of Singapore has found that young adults who have higher expression of the CD38 gene as well as differences in CD157 gene sequence are friendlier and more socially adept than others. They have more...
21-Aug-2017 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Provost Tan Eng Chye to Be Appointed as Next NUS President

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The National University of Singapore (NUS) announced today that top academic leader and mathematician Professor Tan Eng Chye will be the University’s next President. Prof Tan, who is an alumnus, and the Provost for the past 10 years, has played a...
28-Jul-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS Study: Aggressive Spiders Are Quick at Making Accurate Decisions and Better at Hunting Unpredictable Preys

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Two studies by scientists from the National University of Singapore unveiled interesting findings about the relationship between personality traits of spiders and their decision-making as well as hunting styles.
27-Jul-2017 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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