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NUS-Led Research Team Develops Novel Solutions to Fight the Obesity Gene

A research team led by scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has identified several potent inhibitors that selectively target FTO, the common fat mass and obesity-associated gene.
20-Oct-2014 5:00 AM EDT

NUS Researchers Developed World’s First Instant Fluorescent Sensor to Detect Milk Fat


A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has pioneered the world’s first fluorescent sensor – called Milk Orange – that rapidly identifies the presence of fat in milk. This novel sensor is being applied to the...
14-Oct-2014 5:00 AM EDT

NUS Research Team Pioneers Novel Ultra Light-Weight Cloud Arch Architectural Technology for Sustainable Construction


First-of-its-kind, light-as-cloud architectural technology boasts lower setup cost and time, and is set to revolutionise long-span architecture and construction.
10-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

NUS Advances to 25th in the World in the Latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings

NUS advances to 25th in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2014-2015, moving up one place from 26th last year. This is also the university’s best performance since the rankings were introduced in 2010. In addition,...
2-Oct-2014 3:00 AM EDT

Singapore Researchers Discover a Gene That Increases Incidence of Acute Myelogenous Leukaemia

A novel study by the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) found that an increase in a gene known as Leo1 affects other genes that are directly implicated in acute myelogenous leukaemia...
22-Sep-2014 3:30 AM EDT

NUS Rises to World’s 22nd in Latest QS World University Rankings

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been placed 22nd in the 2014/2015 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, moving up two spots from its 24th position last year. NUS also retained its position as the top university in Asia.
15-Sep-2014 9:00 PM EDT

NUS and GIS Researchers Achieve Big Technological Leap in Treating PCB Contamination in the Environment

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering have developed a novel approach that could greatly enhance the effectiveness of destroying polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the environment. They...
14-Sep-2014 10:00 PM EDT

NUS Researchers Invent Novel Microneedle Patch for Faster and Effective Delivery of Painkiller and Collagen


A research team, led by Dr Kang Lifeng of the Department of Pharmacy at the NUS Faculty of Science, has successfully developed a simple technique to encapsulate lidocaine, a common painkiller, or collagen in the tiny needles attached to an adhesive...
5-Sep-2014 5:35 AM EDT

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