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NUS team develops smart suit wirelessly powered by a smartphone

A research team from the National University of Singapore has developed a smart suit that is wirelessly powered by a smartphone for easy and accurate real-time monitoring of data such as posture, body temperature and gait.
21-Sep-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS engineers turn pineapple leaves into biodegradable aerogels for food preservation and wastewater treatment

Researchers from the National University of Singapore developed a technique of using pineapple leaf fibres to create ultra-light, biodegradable aerogels. These versatile aerogels can be used for food preservation, wastewater treatment, oil absorbing...
8-Sep-2020 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS researchers develop new system to conduct accurate telomere profiling in less than 3 hours

The novel STAR assay developed by NUS researchers can be used to rapidly determine telomere dysregulation in cancers and age-related diseases in clinical settings. This helps clinicians to make faster diagnosis and plan targeted treatments for...
25-Aug-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS researchers develop smart gaming glove that puts control in your hands

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore led by Professor Lim Chwee Teck has invented a smart gaming glove that allows users to mimic a variety of in-game controls using simple hand gestures. The glove can also be used for...
20-Aug-2020 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Consideration of both the potential and constraints of reforestation is needed to achieve climate mitigation goals: NUS-led study

A recent study led by NUS researchers showed that practical considerations, beyond where trees could be planted, may limit the climate change mitigation potential of reforestation. Hence, there is a need to understand how these constraints operate...
17-Aug-2020 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS study finds that air pollution is a driver of residential electricity demand

A study conducted by Associate Professor Alberto Salvo from the Department of Economics at the National University of Singapore Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences revealed that households respond to ambient air pollution by increasing electricity...
17-Aug-2020 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Breakthrough led by NUS researchers provides new potential therapies for osteoporosis

Researchers from the National University of Singapore have identified a new avenue to maintain bone health, which opens up new and potentially more effective osteoporosis treatments.
12-Aug-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New breakthrough by NUS researchers gives robots intelligent sensing abilities to carry out complex tasks

The novel system developed by National University of Singapore computer scientists and materials engineers combines an artificial brain system with human-like electronic skin, and vision sensors, to make robots smarter.
15-Jul-2020 9:35 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, 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, 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 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.

For more information on NUS, please visit www.nus.edu.sg.

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