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NUS engineers invent fast and safe way to store natural gas for useful applications

Engineers from NUS have devised a method to convert natural gas into a non-explosive solid form known as gas hydrates, which can be easily stored and transported. Using a novel, low-toxicity additive mixture, the conversion can be completed in just...
3-Dec-2020 8:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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NUS-led team uncovers molecule that promotes muscle health when magnetised

A research team led by Associate Professor Alfredo Franco-Obregón from the National University of Singapore's Institute for Health Innovation and Technology has shown how a molecule found in muscles responds to weak magnetic fields. This...
30-Nov-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Darwin’s handwritten pages from On the Origin of Species go online for the first time

Two original pages from the handwritten draft of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, along with rare letters, and never-before-seen reading notes have been added to Darwin Online. This scholarly portal dedicated to naturalist Charles Darwin was...
23-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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NUS SDE4 is first in Southeast Asia to achieve ILFI Zero Energy certification

The National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Design and Environment 4 (SDE4) is the first building in Southeast Asia to be awarded the stringent Zero Energy Certification by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), one of the...
20-Nov-2020 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

NUS researchers target ‘undercover’ gene that helps cancer cells proliferate

Researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore found that little-known genes called “onco-requisite factors” can enlist other genes to assist them in helping cancer cells proliferate. The...
16-Nov-2020 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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NUS researchers invent flexible and highly reliable sensor for wearable health devices and robotic perception

Known as Tactile Resistive Annularly Cracked E-Skin (TRACE), this novel sensor material developed by the National University of Singapore researchers is five times better than conventional soft materials, and could be used in wearable health...
2-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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NUS researchers develop novel process that turns branches and prawn shells into nutritional supplements and medicine

Researchers from NUS Engineering have developed a novel conversion approach that marries chemical and biological processes to produce high-value amino acids such as L-DOPA and L-Proline from low-cost, abundant waste material like crustacean shells...
29-Oct-2020 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS study finds that severe air pollution leads to higher food delivery consumption and plastic waste

When the air outside is bad, office workers are more likely to order food delivery than go out for lunch, which in turn increases plastic waste from food packaging, according to a study by researchers from the National University of Singapore.
19-Oct-2020 12:45 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, 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, 31 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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