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NUS scientists found a key element that affects how genes are expressed in blood stem cells

Researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore have found a major molecular “switch” that controls how cells turn their genes on and off. This process ensures the cell correctly and adequately...
5-May-2021 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS Engineers Repurpose Excavation Waste to Produce Greener, Stronger Concrete

NUS researchers have taken a waste product from construction sites in Singapore and upcycled it into a raw material for ultra-high-performance concrete. Their method could help reduce the carbon footprint of concrete and also cut the cost of...
21-Apr-2021 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS engineers develop eco-friendly technique to upcycle metal waste into multi-purpose aerogels

Researchers from the National University of Singapore have developed a green technique to upcycle metal waste into multi-purpose aerogels. These metal-based aerogels have high thermal and mechanical stability and could potentially be used as...
19-Apr-2021 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS researchers create SmartFarm device to harvest air moisture for autonomous, self-sustaining urban farming

Researchers from the NUS Department of Materials Science and Engineering have created a solar-powered, fully automated device called ‘SmartFarm’ that is equipped with a moisture-attracting material to absorb air moisture at night when the...
13-Apr-2021 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Singapore scientists found a new way to improve treatment outcomes for breast cancer

Researchers from Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at NUS and A*STAR’s Genome Institute of Singapore as well as their collaborators have discovered the molecular pathway that interferes with breast cancer drugs, and found an additional drug...
17-Mar-2021 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS and Johnson Controls embark on S$5 million research to co-create people-centric smart building systems

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, will embark on a joint collaboration on smart buildings research. Johnson Controls will commit about S$5 million into...
16-Mar-2021 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS researchers harness AI to identify cancer cells by their acidity

Healthy and cancer cells can look similar under a microscope. One way of differentiating them is by examining the level of acidity, or pH level, inside the cells. Tapping on this distinguishing characteristic, a research team from the National...
16-Mar-2021 10:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS appoints leading securities regulation scholar Professor Hans Tjio as its new Dean of Law

The National University of Singapore (NUS) announced today that it will be appointing Professor Hans Tjio as the new Dean of its Faculty of Law (NUS Law). Prof Tjio will succeed Professor Simon Chesterman as NUS Law’s 15th Dean with effect from 1...
11-Mar-2021 9:05 PM EST 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.

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

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