Articles tagged with 'Impact' | National University of Singapore

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2022
29
June
2022
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
The development of an embryo is a well-orchestrated string of processes, ensuring correct formation and positioning of vital organs of the growing organism. At the molecular level, these processes are controlled in a precise manner by switching on or...
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29
June
2022
| 10:15 Asia/Singapore
The Himalayas and neighbouring mountain ranges (or High Mountain Asia), the planet’s most extensive icy systems outside the polar regions, have the world’s largest undeveloped hydropower potential and are seeing numerous dams and reservoirs under con...
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28
June
2022
| 10:59 Asia/Singapore
What if we could use technology to simulate and predict human movement, and in turn, use that information to improve evacuation, prevent accidents and ease traffic congestion in times of crisis? Associate Professor Gary Tan from NUS Computing has bee...
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19
June
2022
| 09:30 Asia/Singapore
Failing to properly plan a resilient network of charging stations could be an Achilles’ heel that undermines efforts to encourage the large-scale adoption of electric vehicles, researchers behind a new study have said. Their conclusion comes after th...
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13
June
2022
| 09:44 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from National University of Singapore (NUS), in collaboration with clinicians from the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) which is part of the National University Health System (NUHS), has reported promising ...
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08
June
2022
| 09:20 Asia/Singapore
“The ocean is far less explored than we think. In fact, we know less about the depths of Earth’s oceans than we know about the surface of the Moon or Mars!” says Dr Hari Vishnu, Senior Research Fellow at the Acoustic Research Laboratory under the NUS...
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31
May
2022
| 14:01 Asia/Singapore
Singapore’s Quantum Engineering Programme (QEP) has launched three national platforms to grow the country’s capabilities in quantum computing, quantum-safe communication and the manufacturing of quantum devices.Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Min...
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30
May
2022
| 09:15 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the College of Design and Engineering, the N.1 Institute for Health and the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore has recently engineered in vitro tumour models to better understand t...
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26
May
2022
| 11:23 Asia/Singapore
Hypomethylating agents (HMA) are currently used as a first-line treatment for patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) - a group of disorders where there is insufficient production of healthy mature blood cells in the bone marrow - and increasing...
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25
May
2022
| 16:01 Asia/Singapore
The NUS Centre for Research in Privacy Technologies (N-CRiPT) under NUS Computing and Singapore-based cyber intelligence firm Cyber Intelligence House (CIH) are working together to develop a service that explains how different industries around the w...
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19
May
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Researchers in the NUS Tropical Marine Science Institute (TMSI) observed a recent coral spawning session in their laboratory in April, a result of efforts to nurture lab-grown corals. Pink bundles of sperm and eggs released by the corals combined in ...
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17
May
2022
| 09:15 Asia/Singapore
Imagine swallowing a capsule or munching a cracker made from pineapple leaf fibres to lose weight at a fraction of the cost of fat burners currently available in the market. A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the National University of Sing...
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09
May
2022
| 09:28 Asia/Singapore
In the animal word, numerous mechanisms have been described that allow for extremely fast actions or reactions via the slow storage of energy, typically in elastic structures which is then nearly instantly released, similar to the operation of a cata...
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03
May
2022
| 07:36 Asia/Singapore
Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer-associated death for women worldwide. While chemotherapy is the mainstream treatment for breast cancer, more than 50% of women undergoing chemotherapy will experience at least one chemotherapy-related adve...
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28
April
2022
| 09:32 Asia/Singapore
Keysight Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of advanced design and validation solutions, and Singapore’s Quantum Engineering Programme (QEP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate in accelerating research, development and ...
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24
April
2022
| 14:35 Asia/Singapore
NUS scientists have discovered a novel property of a protein found in human lungs which could lead to the development of biologic drugs to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a debilitating, progressive lung disease that is one of the...
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20
April
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Keppel Infrastructure Holdings Pte Ltd (Keppel Infrastructure), has entered into a Master Research Collaboration Agreement with the National University of Singapore (NUS). This strategic partnership will bolster Keppel Infrastructure’s low-carbon ene...
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06
April
2022
| 17:50 Asia/Singapore
Sixteen of the University’s academic programmes have been placed in the top 10 worldwide, according to the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject.These programmes include those from Arts and Social Sciences, Computer Sc...
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06
April
2022
| 10:25 Asia/Singapore
The advent of COVID-19 has led to much discussion about the severe toll it has taken on people’s mental health worldwide. A recent World Health Organization study revealed that the global prevalence of anxiety and depression rose by a staggering 25 p...
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25
March
2022
| 18:00 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel super-hygroscopic material that enhances sweat evaporation within a personal protective suit, to create a cooling effect for better thermal comfort for users ...
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14
March
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Research inspiration can come from the most random of places, but the movie High School Musical seems like an unlikely source. Yet NUS Department of Mathematics Professor Chan Heng Huat, who was watching the film with his two daughters, found a jugge...
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07
March
2022
| 09:31 Asia/Singapore
Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges facing humanity. To combat its potentially catastrophic effects, scientists are searching for new technologies that could help the world reach carbon neutrality.One potential solution that is draw...
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17
February
2022
| 14:09 Asia/Singapore
Singapore’s Quantum Engineering Programme (QEP) will start conducting nationwide trials of quantum-safe communication technologies that promise robust network security for critical infrastructure and companies handling sensitive data. Supported by th...
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11
February
2022
| 09:02 Asia/Singapore
In a mass casualty incident, it is crucial that medical first responders promptly classify victims according to the severity of their injuries. Creating realistic scenarios to train these responders can help better prepare them for such crises.Howeve...
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26
January
2022
| 13:12 Asia/Singapore
An interdisciplinary team of scientists and urban designers led by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore-ETH Centre (SEC), in collaboration with ETH Zurich and the Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU Singapore), aim...
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21
January
2022
| 10:11 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has set a new record in the power conversion efficiency of solar cells made using perovskite and organic materials. This technological breakthrough paves the way for flexible, ligh...
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18
January
2022
| 09:19 Asia/Singapore
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common type of primary liver cancer. It is one of leading causes of cancer-related deaths globally, with more than 700,000 new cases and 600,000 estimated HCC deaths each year. HCC occurs most often in peopl...
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05
January
2022
| 18:17 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) is partnering Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) in a five-year applied research collaboration to enhance biodiversity conservation in Singapore – especially in and around the Southern Islands, accelerate decarboni...
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2021
29
December
2021
| 10:03 Asia/Singapore
Monitoring surgical wounds after an operation is an important step to prevent infection, wound separation and other complications.However, when the surgical site is deep in the body, monitoring is normally limited to clinical observations or costly r...
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28
December
2021
| 10:06 Asia/Singapore
Inspired by the natural dexterity of the human hand, a team of engineers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has created a reconfigurable hybrid robotics system that is able to grip a variety of objects: from the small, soft and delicate ...
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