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Study led by NUS scientists show that drinking tea improves brain health

A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore revealed that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions compared to non-tea drinkers.
12-Sep-2019 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS invention makes biopsies less invasive and more informative

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel technology that could sensitively and accurately detect and classify cancer cells, as well as determine the disease aggressiveness from the least invasive...
10-Sep-2019 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS study reveals similarities in human, chimpanzee, and bonobo eye colour patterns

Researchers from the National University of Singapore have revealed that chimpanzees and bonobos share the contrasting colour pattern seen in human eyes, which makes it easy for them to detect the direction of someone’s gaze from a distance.
3-Sep-2019 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Singapore researchers reveal inflated performance measurements in current enhancer-promoter interaction prediction methods

A study conducted by researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore and the School of Biological Sciences at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) revealed a...
28-Aug-2019 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS researchers discover unusual ‘quasiparticle’ in common 2D material

A research team from the National University of Singapore has discovered a new quasiparticle named ‘polaronic trion’ in 2D material molybdenum disulphide. It could be used to design an optical modulator for visible light that is controlled by...
27-Aug-2019 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Latest e-skin innovation by NUS researchers gives robots and prosthetics an exceptional sense of touch

NUS researchers have developed an ultra responsive and robust artificial nervous system for e-skins.
17-Jul-2019 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS ‘smart’ textiles boost connectivity between wearable sensors by 1,000 times

Researchers from the National University of Singapore have incorporated metamaterials into conventional clothing to dramatically improve signal strength between wearable electronic devices. This innovation could have future applications in high-tech...
15-Jul-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS scientists discover how to 'lock' heat in place using quantum mechanics

In a global first, NUS scientists have demonstrated that heat energy can be manipulated by utilising the quantum mechanical principle of anti-parity-time symmetry. Using this method, they were able to control the flow of heat in a material.
10-Jul-2019 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s flagship university, which offers a global approach to education, research and entrepreneurship, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise. We have 17 faculties across three campuses in Singapore, as well as 12 NUS Overseas Colleges across the world. Close to 40,000 students from 100 countries enrich our vibrant and diverse campus community.

Our multidisciplinary and real-world approach to education, research and entrepreneurship enables us to work closely with industry, governments and academia to address crucial and complex issues relevant to Asia and the world. Researchers in our faculties, 29 university-level research institutes, research centres of excellence and corporate labs focus on themes that include energy, environmental and urban sustainability; treatment and prevention of diseases common among Asians; active ageing; advanced materials; as well as risk management and resilience of financial systems. Our latest research focus is on the use of data science, operations research and cybersecurity to support Singapore's Smart Nation initiative.

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