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15 April 2019 | Impact

Neurotransmission timing key to quick thinking

A study conducted by NUS Medicine found that one’s ability to think or react quickly and effectively is linked to the speed and timing of the neurotransmission happening in the brain.

08 April 2019 | Innovators

Gastric cancer research receives boost

The National Medical Research Council awarded a $25 million grant to the Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium in support of their work to prevent and treat gastric cancer, and recognised the leading-edge research of five Duke-NUS Medical School researchers with its top awards.

08 April 2019 | Impact

Strengthening cyber security with light

Researchers from the NUS-Singtel Cyber Security Research & Development Laboratory have advanced a technique which uses light signals to enable stronger cyber security.  

05 April 2019 | Impact

Nobel Laureate Konstantin Novoselov joins NUS

Professor Sir Konstantin Novoselov FRS, the discoverer of graphene and one of the youngest ever Nobel prize winners, is the first Nobel Laureate to join a Singapore university.

29 March 2019 | Impact

Novel treatment for liver cancer

Researchers from Duke-NUS Medical School, the Singapore General Hospital, and biotechnology firm Lion TCR have developed a tailor-made liver cancer treatment which induces the patient’s own white blood cells to fight back against the disease.

26 March 2019 | Impact

Lower debt, higher cognitive function

Dr Ong Qiyan and Associate Professor Irene Ng from NUS Arts and Social Sciences with Associate Professor Walter Theseira from SUSS School of Business, have demonstrated that the psychological impact of debt adds on to the financial burden, making it tougher for the poor to escape poverty.

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Neurotransmission timing key to quick thinking
Gastric cancer research receives boost
Strengthening cyber security with light
Nobel Laureate Konstantin Novoselov joins NUS
Novel treatment for liver cancer
Lower debt, higher cognitive function