Researchers from the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health have reviewed potential diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics for COVID-19 to guide policymakers on allocating resources for research and development.
COVID-19 may be a mild illness for most people, but it is too early to conclude on the death rate and infectivity, according to Assistant Professor Jyoti Somani and Professor Paul Ananth Tambyah from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.
A team of 22 researchers from 24 institutes led by Associate Professor Daniel Friess and Dr Erik Yando from NUS Geography has found that the global loss rate of mangrove forests are far less alarming than previously suggested.
The recently-announced Singapore Budget is generous in its outreach to help businesses, employees and households overcome their economic difficulties, while also strategically positioning the country for future challenges. NUS Business Associate Professor Simon Poh analyses the measures that were unveiled.
Professor Leonard Lee, Professor Koh Chan Ghee and Dr Catherine Wong from the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk at NUS explain that the public should be mindful not to be vectors of misinformation, distrust and anti-social behaviour.
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
Researchers from NUS Mechanobiology Institute found that the formation of the ‘V’ patterns – also known as chevron patterns – in the swimming muscles of fish do not simply arise from genetic instruction or biochemical pathways but actually require physical forces to correctly develop.