Professor Wang Linfa and Assistant Professor Danielle Anderson from Duke-NUS Medical School speak about the breakthroughs and challenges they have faced in tackling COVID-19.
Professor Koh Lian Pin, an award-winning conservation scientist, will join NUS Biological Sciences to start a new research centre to develop nature-based solutions to inform climate policies, strategies and actions.
A team of NUS Engineering researchers has created aerogels using waste rubber tyres, achieving a world’s first. Rubber aerogels are extremely light, highly absorbent, very durable, and they are also very efficient at trapping heat and sound.
Dr Neo Mei Lin, research fellow at the NUS Tropical Marine Science Institute, and co-founder of Celebrating Singapore Shores talks about the importance of biodiversity.
Experts at NUS are leading the charge against COVID-19. From many different disciplines, the thought-leaders of NUS are taking on this challenge from multiple fronts. This article gives an overview of the collaborative members of this fight against a global crisis.
New research from NUS Biological Sciences revealed a positive association between nature and emotional happiness and life satisfaction in communities worldwide.
An NUS study showed that the common fishtail palm (left) provides abundant food and shelter for insects and animals in Singapore. One of them is the Asiatic honey bee Apis cerana, which is pictured foraging for pollen on the flowers of the palm (right).
These pits in Sagaing Region in Myanmar were formed due to unregulated informal mining on sites that were abandoned after formal gold mining operations were completed. A recent NUS study showed that better approaches are needed to tackle such informal gold mining activities.
An adult male Togian jungle-flycatcher (Cyornis omissus omississimus), a subspecies of bird new to science, was discovered on the islands of Wallacea, along with five new bird species and four other subspecies of birds.
The bite of the Indian cobra can be deadly. Professor R. Manjunatha Kini from NUS, along with a team of international collaborators, have reported the sequencing and assembly of a high-quality genome of this venomous snake