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Novel Technique Developed by NUS Scientists Opens Door to Better Solar Cells, Superconductors and Hard Drives

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A team of scientists, led by Assistant Professor Andrivo Rusydi from the Department of Physics at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Faculty of Science, has successfully developed a technique to study the interface between materials,...
4/14/2014 6:00 AM EDT

Scientists in Singapore Develop Novel Ultra-Fast Electrical Circuits Using Light-Generated Tunneling Currents

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Assistant Professor Christian A. Nijhuis of the Department of Chemistry at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Faculty of Science, in collaboration with researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), namely Dr...
4/9/2014 2:00 AM EDT

NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan Receives International Energy Award for Advancing Education of Future Energy Leaders

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Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, President of the National University of Singapore (NUS), has been given this year’s Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Energy Award for lifetime achievement in the advancement of educating future energy leaders....
4/8/2014 10:00 PM EDT

Kishore Mahbubani in Top 50 List of World Thinkers

Professor Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore has been selected by leading British current affairs magazine Prospect as one of the top 50 world thinkers for 2014.
4/1/2014 4:00 AM EDT

Scientists Discover a Number of Novel Genetic Defects Which Cause Oesophageal Cancer

A team of scientists from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore and National University Cancer Institute Singapore (NCIS), and their collaborators from the Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre, UCLA...
3/31/2014 2:00 AM EDT

NUS Is Among Top 50 Research Institutions in the World in Latest Nature Publishing Index

The National University of Singapore jumped to 46th place in the Nature Publishing Index 2013, up 28 places from 74th in 2012. The University is also placed 6th in the Asia-Pacific, up 3 spots from 9th place in 2012. NUS was the first institution in...
3/27/2014 3:00 AM EDT

Keeping Secrets in a World of Spies and Mistrust

An article in Nature reviewing developments in quantum cryptography describes how we can keep our secrets secret even when faced with the double challenge of mistrust and manipulation
3/27/2014 2:25 AM EDT

NUS Researchers Developed World’s First Fluorescent Sensor to Detect Common Illicit Date Rape Drug Within Seconds

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A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed the world’s first fluorescent sensor to identify the presence of a drug known as GHB that is commonly used to spike beverages. When the sensor is mixed with a...
3/27/2014 1:00 AM EDT

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