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10 September 2019 | Impact

Making biopsies less invasive and more informative

Researchers from the NUS Institute for Health Innovation & Technology developed the novel STAMP technology that could sensitively and accurately detect and classify cancer cells, as well as determine the disease aggressiveness from the least invasive biopsies.

10 September 2019 | Insights

The rise of the ASEAN superapps

NUS Strategy and Policy Associate Professor Nitin Pangarkar shared insights on the rising trend of Superapps, and the strategies companies should consider as they aspire to become a Superapp in ASEAN.

09 September 2019 | Impact

New scan can identify patients with curable hypertension

NUS Medicine researchers have launched a first-in-Asia clinical trial on a new, less invasive test that is more accurate in detecting curable hypertension. 

09 September 2019 | Innovators

NUS artificial intelligence research gets boost

The NRF Fellowship for Artificial Intelligence (AI) is given to outstanding young researchers to lead impactful and independent AI research in Singapore. Three NUS recipients of this fellowship are carrying out innovative work in this area that may one day have a deep influence on society.

04 September 2019 | Impact

Chimps and bonobos may track eye gaze like humans

NUS researchers 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.

03 September 2019 | Innovators

Building the world's most precise clock

Associate Professor Murray Barrett from the NUS Centre for Quantum Technologies is building an atomic clock that will be accurate to a quadrillionth of a second. A clock of such precision could reveal and resolve some fundamental questions of physics.

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