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2021
22
January
2021
| 10:07 Europe/Amsterdam
When NUS Vice President of Research and Technology Professor Liu Bin was a graduate student, she almost gave up in the face of seemingly insurmountable difficulties. But she found her own way through her mistakes to become a respected scientist well ...
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19
January
2021
| 03:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Some say future wars will be fought over water, and a billion people around the world are already struggling to find enough water to live. Now, researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) are coming to the rescue. They have created a su...
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19
January
2021
| 02:58 Europe/Amsterdam
TODAY, 19 January 20218world Online, 19 January 2021...
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18
January
2021
| 03:02 Europe/Amsterdam
The Straits Times, 18 January 2021, Singapore, pB2...
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18
January
2021
| 03:01 Europe/Amsterdam
The Straits Times, 18 January 2021, Science, pB8...
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14
January
2021
| 09:40 Europe/Amsterdam
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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14
January
2021
| 03:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A team of NUS scientists led by Dr Polly Leilei Chen from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has discovered a previously unknown mechanism of cancer formation, the understanding of which may lead to more eff...
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11
January
2021
| 03:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Good news for those who need a cuppa to start the day. NUS researchers have created new probiotic coffee and tea drinks that are packed with gut-friendly live probiotics.Supervised by Associate Professor Liu Shao Quan from NUS Food Science and Techno...
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07
January
2021
| 08:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Lianhe Zaobao, 7 January 2021, p128world, 6 January 2021Channel U News, 6 January 2021Capital 95.8FM, 6 January 2021...
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07
January
2021
| 03:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Researchers at the NUS Centre for BioImaging Sciences (CBIS) have developed a new method to observe materials of low atomic weight, such as biological molecules, under an electron microscope, while minimising damage to the sample. Assistant Professor...
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05
January
2021
| 02:18 Europe/Amsterdam
A team of researchers from NUS has created a novel film that is very effective in evaporating sweat from our skin to keep us cool and comfortable when we exercise, and the moisture harvested from human sweat can be used to power wearable electronic d...
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04
January
2021
| 10:01 Europe/Amsterdam
The Straits Times, 4 January 2021, Science, pB8...
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04
January
2021
| 09:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Lianhe Zaobao, 4 January 2021, Front PageHao 96.3FM, 4 January 2021...
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2020
29
December
2020
| 05:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Lianhe Zaobao, 30 December 2020, p4Warna 94.2FM, 30 December 2020Oli 96.8FM, 30 December 2020TODAY, 29 December 2020CNA, 29 December 2020 Channel 5 News, 29 December 20208world Online, 29 December 2020Capital 95.8FM, 29 December 2020Hao 96.3FM, 29 De...
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28
December
2020
| 03:11 Europe/Amsterdam
As the world embraces the Internet of Things (IoT), more and more everyday appliances are being connected to the Internet so that people can monitor those appliances remotely. While this makes our lives more convenient, there is a looming threat of c...
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23
December
2020
| 07:47 Europe/Amsterdam
LiveSnippets, an app developed by NUS Computing doctoral student Mr Kim Hyeongcheol and his supervisor Associate Professor Zhao Shengdong, enables users to document their experiences through “snippets” that capture photos, videos, and voice transcrip...
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23
December
2020
| 02:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Beyond the spread of the disease itself, COVID-19 has had far-reaching consequences on economies around the world. In this unprecedented situation, it is often the low-income families that are most adversely affected as they struggle with new norms.M...
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22
December
2020
| 16:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Lianhe Zaobao, 22 December 2020, p6The Straits Times Online, 21 December 2020TODAY, 21 December 2020Channel 5 News, 21 December 2020Tamil Murasu, 24 December 2020, p4...
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22
December
2020
| 06:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have invented a new method of anti-counterfeiting called DeepKey. Developed in just eight months, this security innovation uses two dimensional (2D)-material tags and artificial intelligence...
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21
December
2020
| 09:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Dental treatments are performed at close proximity to the mouths and noses of the patients, and the procedures are often related to the generation of aerosols as well as handling of oral fluids and blood. This puts dentists at a high risk of exposure...
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18
December
2020
| 09:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Four NUS-affiliated researchers have received national recognition for their excellent achievements and contributions in science and technology. At a ceremony held at the Istana on 18 December 2020, Professor Ranga Rama Krishnan (former Dean of Duke-...
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18
December
2020
| 07:05 Europe/Amsterdam
TODAY, 17 December 2020CNA, 17 December 2020Channel 5 News, 17 December 20208world, 17 December 2020Channel U News, 17 December 2020Suria News, 17 December 2020Vasantham News, 17 December 2020Capital 95.8FM, 17 December 2020Hao 96.3FM, 17 December 20...
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17
December
2020
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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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15
December
2020
| 06:57 Europe/Amsterdam
A research team from NUS, led by Assistant Professor Chen Po-Yen, has taken the first step towards improving the safety and precision of industrial robotic arms by developing a new range of nanomaterial strain sensors that are 10 times more sensitive...
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14
December
2020
| 10:39 Europe/Amsterdam
The Straits Times Online, 14 December 2020The Business Times Online, 14 December 2020...
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14
December
2020
| 08:03 Europe/Amsterdam
https://bizbeat.nus.edu.sg/press-release/article/singapore-companies-attained-their-highest-average-score-in-latest-asean-corporate-governance-scorecard/...
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14
December
2020
| 04:39 Europe/Amsterdam
The Straits Times, 14 December 2020, Science, pB8 and B9 ...
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10
December
2020
| 08:16 Europe/Amsterdam
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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