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12 Jun 2008
The Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) has initiated an 18-month research consortium valued at SGD1.5 million to leverage upon a centralised source of expertise in the area of wireless communication, high speed electronic design, and analysis of electromagnetic compatibility and interference.
17 Dec 2007
A standard laboratory tool for measuring pharmacological activity of biological substances and performing other related tests may soon be replaced by a new miniaturized bioassay that will be faster, cheaper and more efficient for scientists to use, with new technology developed by Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN).
02 Sep 2007
Researchers from NTU have come up with a new nanotechnology process that enables smaller and faster computer chips to be built.
08 Aug 2007
The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) will host the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE)’s 3rd International Conference on Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (ICBN) at Biopolis on August 13 to 15, 2007 where international experts will present new discoveries at the interface of science, engineering and medicine.
09 Mar 2007
IBN’s Nano-Bio Kits help teachers show the latest applications in bioengineering and nanotechnology through interactive experiments
28 Feb 2007
18-year-old’s award-winning research project brings her to the Nobel Prize ceremonies; Other students inspired to take up research scholarships
25 Jan 2007
A research collaboration agreement between the Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences and National Instruments Singapore Pte Ltd. to study Integrative Process Analytical Technologies (iPAT).
24 Jan 2007
IBN’s technology spells hope for cancer patients who suffer from painful side-effects of chemotherapy
24 Jan 2007
IBN has pioneered methods to enable these nanocrystals to be used as powerful tools in bio-imaging and drug targeting
24 Jan 2007
Hydrogels developed by IBN scientists can potentially make chemotherapy and tissue regeneration more convenient and safe
24 Jan 2007
Scientists at IBN have produced artificial fibers that act as ‘templates’ to grow new tissue
24 Jan 2007
A breakthrough technology developed at IBN can potentially lead to more effective treatment methods for cancers
22 Sep 2006
The most noteworthy aspect of Al Qaeda in the post 9-11 environment has been its broadened appeal among the Muslim community. Five years after 9-11, we face a greater threat than at 9-11. What are the successes and failures of that campaign?
05 Jul 2006
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) push new frontiers in the development of creative technologies.
09 Oct 2005
Dr Rohan Gunaratna is the Head of Terrorism Research, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Singapore, and the author of Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror (Columbia University Press, New York)
28 Sep 2005
SEforum 2005 triggered an environment for social agencies, youth and budding entrepreneurs to embark on socially motivated business projects.
28 Sep 2005
Dr. Wirtz’s research focuses on service management related topics such as service satisfaction, customer feedback systems, service guarantees, and yield management. His research has been published in some 60 academic journal papers.
28 Sep 2005
Professor Earley is an expert in cross-cultural differences in how individuals work in organisations, multinational teams, negotiation and conflict, the role of face in organisations, and motivation across cultures.
14 Sep 2005
At the National University of Singapore, Professor Gopalakrishnakone and his team have recently started working with the NUS Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative on the use of quantum dots to deliver toxins to target areas.
14 Sep 2005
The program, developed by NTU's terrorism informatics research group, cuts down research time and is an intelligent system that can,over time, learn to extract more terrorist-related patterns and nuances from websites.
14 Sep 2005
Bringing together local immunology talent to create an internationally competitive focus for research, teaching and scholarship in immunology
13 Sep 2005
Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) are the first in the world to identify juxtanodin, a novel protein of the nervous system, and to reveal its biological functions in controlling the development of oligodendroglia.
12 Jul 2005
Researchers in NUS discover how nitric oxide protects brain cells from dying
12 Jul 2005
Two recent innovations by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) look set to revolutionize biomedical treatment
10 Jun 2005
Tuberculosis detection in the future will become faster, cheaper and easier using an innovative device developed by Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
10 Jun 2005
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have come up with an innovation designed to help prevent incidents of drowning in swimming pools.
10 Jun 2005
Nanyang Technological University researchers led by Asst Prof Koh Tong San from School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) have come up with a new method of taking images of a cancer tumour.
10 Jun 2005
NTU has come up with a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly way of converting food scrapes into valuable natural gases.
10 Jun 2005
NTU has successfully developed Singapore's first fingerprint detection and imaging device that is capable of identifying and capturing "hard to detect" fingerprint images.
08 Jun 2005
National University of Singapore signed Memorandum of Understanding with Swedish Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) to establish fourth overseas college.

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Gloria Lim (born 1930) is a retired mycologist from Singapore who studied tropical fungi. Over the course of her career, Lim published 140 research papers, wrote several books on fungi and consulted for private companies and public sectors.