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NUS Study Shows Effectiveness of Artesunate, a Common Herbal-Based Anti-Malarial Drug, in Controlling Asthma

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Associate Professor Fred Wong from the Department of Pharmacology at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine led a team to discover that artesunate, a common herbal-based anti-malarial drug, can be used to control asthma, with better treatment...
1-Aug-2014 3:00 AM EDT

NUS Scientists Use Simple, Low Cost Laser Technique to Improve Properties and Functions of Nanomaterials

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By ‘drawing’ micropatterns on nanomaterials using a focused laser beam, scientists could modify properties of nanomaterials for effective applications in photonic and optoelectric applications
22-Jul-2014 5:00 AM EDT

Historian Re-Constructs Charles Darwin’s Beagle Library Online

For close to 180 years, Charles Darwin’s library aboard HMS Beagle during his expedition around the world in the 1830s remained lost. The library was dispersed at the end of the voyage. Today, the library has been electronically re-constructed in...
14-Jul-2014 10:20 PM EDT

Team From Tongji University Wins International Design Competition with Innovative Solution to Address Problems of Urban Connectivity in Asian Cities

Into its fourth year, the Vertical Cities Asia International Design Competition aims to inspire new models of sustainable urban living.
10-Jul-2014 6:30 PM EDT

Researchers Discover Novel Protein Complex with Potential to Combat Gastric Cancer Caused by Bacterial Infection

A team of scientists from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) discovered that a protein named IL23A is part of our stomach’s defence against bacterial infection which leads to...
3-Jul-2014 10:00 PM EDT

New Study Offers Potential Avenues for Treatment of Deadly Nasopharyngeal Cancer

A team of scientists from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore, National University Cancer Institute Singapore (NCIS) and National University Hospital Singapore (NUH), discovered a...
23-Jun-2014 3:00 AM EDT

NUS Ranked Second in Latest Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings

Singapore, 19 June 2014 - The National University of Singapore (NUS) maintained its position as one of Asia’s top two universities in the latest Asia University Rankings published by the Times Higher Education (THE) magazine.
18-Jun-2014 9:00 PM EDT

Researchers Reveal Latest Finding on How Genes Are Involved in Risk Taking and Strategic Thinking

National University of Singapore (NUS), University of California, Berkeley, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) researchers have teamed up to show that when we make strategic decisions in a competitive betting game, at least in the...
15-Jun-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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