A team of marine scientists from the National University of Singapore had uncovered toxic bacteria living on the surfaces of microplastics (which are pieces of plastic smaller than 5 millimetres in size) collected from the coastal areas of...
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Researchers from the National University of Singapore have found that cancer nanomedicine, which are designed to kill cancer cells, may accelerate metastasis. Using breast cancer as a model, they discovered that common nanoparticles made from gold,...
31-Jan-2019 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
A team of researchers led by Assistant Professor Frank Rheindt from the National University of Singapore has discovered that the conservation of Milky Storks, an endangered wading bird native to Southeast Asia, is threatened due to crossbreeding...
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NUS engineers develop novel strategy for designing tiny semiconductor particles for wide-ranging applications
NUS Engineers have developed a cost-effective and scalable strategy for designing tiny semiconductor particles known as transition metal dichalcogenide quantum dots (TMD QDs) which can potentially generate cancer-killing properties.
24-Jan-2019 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Novel medical device developed by NUS researchers harnesses magnetic field to speed up muscle recovery
Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) are making the journey of muscle rehabilitation much easier for patients with an ingenious medical device capable of regenerating muscles in a non-invasive and painless manner.
22-Jan-2019 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
An inter-disciplinary research team led by the National University of Singapore has successfully employed machine learning to uncover new insights into the cellular architecture of the human brain. This approach could potentially be used to assess...
10-Jan-2019 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites
A recent study by researchers from the National University of Singapore found that when it comes to making financial decisions under risk, older adults will regard the financial outcomes of others’ as their own and make choices that they would...
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NUS study: In response to heat, the more affluent use air-conditioners; low-income households use water
Results from a study, conducted by Associate Professor Alberto Salvo from the National University of Singapore, have revealed that Singapore households from different socioeconomic groups vary significantly in their use of water and electricity for...
20-Dec-2018 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
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