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2021
01
March
2021
| 10:16 Asia/Singapore
| By Assistant Professor Ben Charoenwong |US-listed GameStop has hit the financial news headlines as being the centre of a tug of war between big-money hedge funds short-selling the shares (or betting that it will fall); and small-time retail traders...
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14
February
2021
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Valentine’s Day is the annual occasion for people to do something extra-special to express their love for their other halves, usually with flowers, a card and a meal.Animals, too, have their own colourful repertoire of courtship tactics. And the plac...
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05
February
2021
| 09:46 Asia/Singapore
| By Professor Koh Lian Pin and Debby Ng |Each year, over a billion people celebrate the Lunar New Year worldwide. It’s a centuries-old festival that celebrates familial bonds, and is an opportunity to connect with and gift blessings to loved ones.Al...
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29
January
2021
| 17:53 Asia/Singapore
With the emergence of highly infectious coronavirus variants, along with a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in Singapore, having good protection against possible infection is an area of concern to many. NUS experts Professor Teo Yik Ying and Asso...
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28
January
2021
| 11:03 Asia/Singapore
“The review was happening as we were generating the data. That’s how we shortened what would have taken three years or so into about four months. And I think that’s how all the other companies like Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca moved as well.”At th...
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14
January
2021
| 16:40 Asia/Singapore
Are the COVID-19 vaccines safe? Will there be long-term side effects? What are the differences between the different vaccines?With Singapore’s vaccination programme underway, NUS experts answered the public’s most pressing queries. The session on 7 J...
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2020
17
December
2020
| 15:00 Asia/Singapore
On the night of 21 December 2020, the longest night of the year, we can witness two giant planets coming within a hair’s breadth of each other, a celestial event not seen for almost 800 years. In what has become popularly known as the Christmas Star,...
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10
December
2020
| 15:16 Asia/Singapore
Assoc Prof Hwang Yun Hye, from NUS Architecture, explains how conserving forests is a delicate dance in a land-scarce country like Singapore, but this doesn’t mean there are no solutions.Click here to read the full article....
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01
December
2020
| 15:21 Asia/Singapore
Assoc Prof Benjamin Ong Kian Chung, NUS Senior Vice President (Health Education & Resources) and Senior Adviser to the Director of Medical Services at the Ministry of Health (MOH), and Assoc Prof Lim Poh Lian, Head of the Travellers' Health and Vacci...
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24
November
2020
| 14:20 Asia/Singapore
Professor Ho Puay Peng, Head of the Department of Architecture at NUS Design and Environment, discussed the framework in which the conservation status plans for Golden Mile Complex was made and how the community can embrace the framework objectively....
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10
November
2020
| 15:25 Asia/Singapore
Assoc Prof Albert Hu, from NUS Economics, explains how the nature of basic science makes it harder for the United States' sanctions to stunt the ascent of Chinese science.Click here to read the full article....
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29
October
2020
| 15:28 Asia/Singapore
Professor Koh Lian Pin, Head of the Centre for Nature-based Climate Solutions speaks about how nature-based solutions could help mitigate the effects of climate change.Click here to read the full article....
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22
October
2020
| 15:30 Asia/Singapore
Prof Lam Khee Poh, Dean of the NUS School of Design and Environment and Provost’s Chair Professor of Architecture and Building, gives his insights on how a unified smart energy network could benefit Singapore.Click here to read the full article....
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08
October
2020
| 17:33 Asia/Singapore
Digitalisation can add value and keep luxury brands ready to pivot to changes in the business landscape The clock is ticking. Luxury brands, many of which have decades and centuries of heritage, are running to catch the digitalisation wagon. B...
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30
September
2020
| 20:53 Asia/Singapore
The public health experts examined the strategies of nine countries and regions for easing COVID-19 restrictions to identify key learnings which have implications for lockdown exit strategies worldwide NUS public health experts are urging government...
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23
September
2020
| 15:32 Asia/Singapore
Could the gas clouds of Venus contain otherworldly life? Dr Ng and Dr Yang from NUS Physics weigh in on the debate. A study published in Nature Astronomy on 14 September has claimed that there could be signs of life in the toxic atmosphere of Venus.T...
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28
August
2020
| 15:26 Asia/Singapore
There is an emerging market for communication, computing and sensing technologies based on the quantum properties of particles and other small systems. The device pictured is a compact quantum light source developed in CQT. (Photo: Aki Honda / CQT, N...
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24
August
2020
| 21:25 Asia/Singapore
During the COVID-19 pandemic, some firms have stepped up their CSR efforts, building social capital at various levels. Within a firm, taking care of employees’ welfare is a direct way to build firm-level social capital, writes Dr Zhang Weina from NU...
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18
August
2020
| 16:27 Asia/Singapore
Professor Atreyi Kankanhalli and Ms Lai Yi from NUS Computing highlight how SMEs, during the COVID-19 pandemic, can employ digitalisation and technology to stay ahead. https://news.nus.edu.sg/sites/default/files/resources/news/2020/2020-08/2020-08-18...
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14
August
2020
| 18:30 Asia/Singapore
Many different vaccines and drugs are being developed and tested at a record-busting pace, thanks to an unprecedented level of worldwide collaboration. Dr Khor Ing Wei from NUS Medicine outlines the latest developments.  https://medicine.nus.edu.sg/n...
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24
July
2020
| 18:55 Asia/Singapore
Adjunct Asst Prof Emir Hrnjic from NUS Business School and Dr Paul Condylis from Tokopedia Singapore caution that automatic retraining of machine learning algorithms on new data and thwarting fraud attacks would be paramount https://www.businesstimes...
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21
July
2020
| 22:15 Asia/Singapore
Associate Professor Praveen Linga from NUS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering highlights the importance of mitigating carbon dioxide emissions as Singapore begins its post-pandemic recovery, and discusses the future potential of carbon capture te...
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13
July
2020
| 17:46 Asia/Singapore
Professor Artur Ekert and Associate Professor Alexander Ling from the NUS Centre for Quantum Technologies explain how nanosatellites, such as their recently launched SpooQy-1, could become part of a global network supporting quantum communication be...
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01
July
2020
| 20:52 Asia/Singapore
NUS Centre for International Law’s N Jansen Calamita discusses the impact of investment treaty disputes and highlights the importance for ASEAN to be engaged in ongoing discussions at the United Nations on the possible reform of the system of investm...
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26
June
2020
| 23:10 Asia/Singapore
The COVID-19 Social Data Bank initiative by the NUS Social Service Research Centre seeks to aid social services in identifying gaps and emerging trends during the pandemic. | By Dr Ong Qiyan | Public health experts and government officials ...
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18
June
2020
| 20:00 Asia/Singapore
Feeling grateful reduces one’s egoistic, selfish needs and engenders a more community- or other- focused outlook in life. | By Assistant Professor Jia Lile | The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought upon tremendous stress on millions of people ...
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14
June
2020
| 16:01 Asia/Singapore
Recently, two prestigious medical journals each retracted an article about treatment of patients with COVID-19. Associate Professor Mikael Hartman from NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, and Professor Lee Chuen Neng from NUS Department of Sur...
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13
June
2020
| 21:05 Asia/Singapore
Professor Eric Chan from NUS Pharmacy discusses the strengths and challenges of repurposing drugs for the treatment of COVID-19 https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/repurposing-drugs-for-treatment-of-covid-19...
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08
June
2020
| 15:49 Asia/Singapore
Dr Neo Mei Lin and Dr Jani Tanzil from the NUS Tropical Marine Science Institute discuss how the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted coral reef conservation efforts, and explain the importance of embracing technology to monitor our marine environment and...
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03
June
2020
| 15:52 Asia/Singapore
Professor Yu Hao (left) and research team member Dr Norman Teo Zhi Wei (right) holding the CRISPR-Cas9 modified bok choy. The COVID-19 outbreak, as well as the resulting lockdowns to stop the coronavirus spread, has wrought disruptions to global foo...
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