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New NUS Research Centre on Sustainable Urban Farming seeks high-tech solutions to boost Singapore’s food security

Addressing the need for indoor urban farming solutions, the National University of Singapore (NUS) officially launched the Research Centre on Sustainable Urban Farming (SUrF), to bring together the diverse expertise of principal investigators across...
8-Aug-2022 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Black cardamom effective against lung cancer cells

In Indian Ayurvedic medicine, black cardamom has been used in formulations to treat cancer and lung conditions. A team of NUS researchers studied the scientific basis behind this traditional medicinal practice and provided evidence of the cytotoxic...
1-Aug-2022 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Drug Molecule for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Department of Pharmacy have developed an improved pharmaceutical drug for the treatment of the most common heart rhythm disturbance – atrial fibrillation (AF). This technological...
18-Jul-2022 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New NUS Centre for Hydrogen Innovations embarks on cutting-edge research to power a hydrogen economy

The National University of Singapore has established a new Centre for Hydrogen Innovations, supported by Temasek, with the aim of creating breakthrough technologies to make hydrogen commercially viable as a green energy source. The first of its kind...
3-Jul-2022 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS Research Brings New Light to Unsolved Genetic Diseases in Children

A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) led by Assistant Professor Xue Shifeng from the Department of Biological Sciences has discovered a new way to interpret unsolved Mendelian diseases – diseases inherited from...
29-Jun-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Led by NUS Researchers Reveals High Mountain Asia Hydropower Systems Are Threatened by Climate Change

High Mountain Asia, the planet’s most extensive icy systems outside the polar regions, have the world’s largest undeveloped hydropower potential and are seeing numerous dams and reservoirs under construction or planning. However, climate change...
28-Jun-2022 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS AI Platform Enables Doctors to Optimise Personalised Chemotherapy Dose

A team of researchers from National University of Singapore, in collaboration with clinicians from the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore which is part of the National University Health System, has reported promising results in using...
12-Jun-2022 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Drugs Used to Treat Blood Cancer Could Activate “Sleeping” Cancer-Causing Gene

Hypomethylating agents (HMA) are currently used as a first-line treatment for patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) - a group of disorders where there is insufficient production of healthy mature blood cells in the bone marrow - and...
26-May-2022 6:05 AM 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, with more than 40,000 students from 100 countries enriching our vibrant and diverse campus community. We have also established our NUS Overseas Colleges programme in more than 15 cities around the world.

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, 30 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; active ageing; advanced materials; risk management and resilience of financial systems; Asian studies; and Smart Nation capabilities such as artificial intelligence, data science, operations research and cybersecurity.

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