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22 August 2019 | Impact

New R&D hub to boost diagnostics

The NUS-Agilent Hub for Translation & Capture will facilitate multidisciplinary collaborations among scientists, clinicians and industry partners with the aim of translating biochemical research into clinical applications.

15 August 2019 | Insights

From healthcare to health

Professor Lim Chwee Teck, Director of the Institute for Health Innovation & Technology at NUS, comments on how new technology — everything from smart insoles to microfluidic biochips — is leading the way towards better disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

13 August 2019 | Insights

National identity and the Singapore Bicentennial

Associate Professor Albert Lau from NUS History discusses how recent findings have revised the notion that "modern" Singapore started in 1819, and gives his insights on what this longer historical timeline means for our national identity.

06 August 2019 | Impact

A "switch" to regulate traffic across blood vessels

Researchers from NUS Pharmacy and NUS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering have discovered a control mechanism that regulates the traffic of cells and substances across blood vessels. This effect can have a significant impact on cancer metastasis.

05 August 2019 | Impact

Naps may boost learning in teenagers

Researchers from the Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke-NUS Medical School have discovered that afternoon naps could help bolster memory and learning in chronically sleep-deprived adolescents.

01 August 2019 | Insights

Should robots be given rights?

As computers surpass human intelligence and take on greater responsibilities, should they be given rights as well? Professor Simon Chesterman, Dean of NUS Law, gives his insights on the subject.

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New R&D hub to boost diagnostics
From healthcare to health
National identity and the Singapore Bicentennial
A "switch" to regulate traffic across blood vessels
Naps may boost learning in teenagers
Should robots be given rights?