The second volume of the Singapore Bioethics Casebook, titled Caring for Older People in an Ageing Society, which looks at ethical challenges faced by caregivers in the community beyond clinical settings, was launched on 24 May.
Working professionals who are looking to change careers or delve deeper into the ICT sector can look forward to three new part-time Bachelor of Technology degrees in Business Analytics, Cybersecurity, and Software Engineering starting this August.
The NUS Engineering team comprising students from the Innovation and Design-Centric Programme has been ranked 14th out of 120 international teams at the 2017 Formula SAE International Challenge, held in Michigan, US.
NUS and Université Sorbonne Paris Cité held a conference on science, policy and society at University Town from 18 to 19 May, showcasing work jointly conducted by the two institutions over the past three years and exploring innovative solutions to future challenges.
For the first time, a colony of exceedingly rare ants from the Tyrannomyrmex genus has been unearthed alive. Year 4 NUS Life Sciences student Gordon Yong was part of the team that identified the rare creatures, collected from the forested Mandai area of Singapore.
Researchers from the Mechanobiology Institute at NUS have uncovered insights into what goes on when cells die. Their findings point to epithelial tissues behaving like liquid crystals, and how misalignment in epithelial cells can lead to cell death and extrusion.