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NUS Researchers Turn Paper Waste Into Ultralight Super Material That Improves Oil Spill Cleaning and Heat Insulation

A research team led by Assistant Professor Duong Hai Minh from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Faculty of Engineering, has achieved a world’s first by successfully converting paper waste...
2-Feb-2016 11:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Spin Dynamics in an Atomically Thin Semi-Conductor

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Researchers at the National University of Singapore and Yale-NUS College have established the mechanisms for spin motion in molybdenum disulfide, an emerging two-dimensional (2D) material. Their discovery resolves a research question on the...
1-Feb-2016 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Leading International Arbitration Lawyer Joins NUS as Director of the Centre for International Law

Singapore, 21 January 2016 - The National University of Singapore (NUS) is pleased to announce that Ms Lucy Reed, an internationally renowned practitioner-scholar of international law, will join NUS in July 2016 as Director of the Centre for...
20-Jan-2016 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Eleven NUS Scientists and Engineers Among the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds

Eleven scientists and engineers from the National University of Singapore have been recognised as among the world’s most prominent scientific minds, according to the Highly Cited Researchers 2015 report published by Thomson Reuters.
14-Jan-2016 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Robotic Glove Invented by NUS Researchers Helps Patients Restore Hand Movements

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A research team from the National University of Singapore has developed a new lightweight and smart rehabilitation device called EsoGlove to help patients who have lost their hand functions due to injuries or nerve-related conditions to restore...
11-Jan-2016 4:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

NUS Researchers Discover New Potential Treatment for Colorectal Cancer

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A study led by researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore has demonstrated the efficiency of a small molecule drug, PRIMA-1met, in inhibiting the growth of colorectal cancer cells. Colorectal...
8-Jan-2016 1:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Adhesion ABC

Scientists from the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore at the National University of Singapore have discovered the universal building blocks that cells use to form initial connections with the surrounding environment. These early adhesions have a...
5-Jan-2016 11:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NUS Study Shows the Causes of Mangrove Deforestation in Southeast Asia

A National University of Singapore study identified the rapid expansion of rice agriculture in Myanmar, as well as sustained conversion of mangroves to oil palm plantations in Malaysia and Indonesia, as increasing and under-recognised threats to...
4-Jan-2016 10:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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