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NUS Researchers Show Potential Liver Cancer Treatment by Targeting Cancer Stem-Like Cells

NUS researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore and the N.1 Institute for Health have shown the potential use of small molecule inhibitors to treat advanced liver cancer.
9-Oct-2019 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS scientist designs ‘express courier service’ for immune cells

Dr Andy Tay, a researcher with the National University of Singapore (NUS) who is currently doing his post-doctoral training at Stanford University, has successfully invented a novel transfection method to deliver DNA into immune cells with minimal...
4-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS SDE4 receives international recognition for building features designed to improve health and wellness

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been awarded the WELL Certification at the Gold level by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) for its SDE4 building. The building is the first university building in the world to achieve...
2-Oct-2019 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS researchers develop new drug that fights cancer with less renal toxicity

NUS researchers have developed a new anti-cancer drug that have less toxic effects to the kidneys. It works like a ‘magic bullet’ that is delivered directly to the mitochondria. Such targeted approach reduces the drug’s interactions with other...
18-Sep-2019 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study led by NUS scientists show that drinking tea improves brain health

A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore revealed that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions compared to non-tea drinkers.
12-Sep-2019 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS invention makes biopsies less invasive and more informative

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel technology that could sensitively and accurately detect and classify cancer cells, as well as determine the disease aggressiveness from the least invasive...
10-Sep-2019 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS study reveals similarities in human, chimpanzee, and bonobo eye colour patterns

Researchers from the National University of Singapore have revealed that chimpanzees and bonobos share the contrasting colour pattern seen in human eyes, which makes it easy for them to detect the direction of someone’s gaze from a distance.
3-Sep-2019 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Singapore researchers reveal inflated performance measurements in current enhancer-promoter interaction prediction methods

A study conducted by researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore and the School of Biological Sciences at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) revealed a...
28-Aug-2019 10:05 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, 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, 29 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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