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02 May 2019
Researchers in South Korea and Singapore have, for the first time, developed a chemical probe that enables live-imaging of a type of immune cells in the brain, known as microglia, in a live animal brain.
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30 Apr 2019
Exposure to antidepressants in the womb leads to autistic-like behaviour in full-grown offspring in an animal model, according to a new study led by Duke-NUS Medical School.
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24 Apr 2019
Fruit fly studies reveal proteins that promote healthy nervous system development by preventing the reversal of nerve cell differentiation.
03 Apr 2019
In shape memory alloys, the right combination of crystal grains can achieve high strength and still retain memory
03 Apr 2019
Chemists use free radicals to produce polymers strong enough to encapsulate drugs while remaining degradable.
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14 Mar 2019
A new mouse model accurately mimics diabetic kidney disease in humans, suggesting new approaches for treatment.
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07 Feb 2019
From air-conditioned clothing to cancer screening tools, the Centre for Optical Fibre Technology (COFT) is paving the way for a light-based future.
22 Jan 2019
The lowest price. EduTECH Asia 2019 tickets are now on sale for just S$405 each.
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15 Jan 2019
Sir Fraser Stoddart, 76, Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2016) and Head of the Stoddart Mechanostereochemistry Group, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, will be delivering a lecture on 24th January during the Global Young Scientists Summit (2019) in Singapore.
15 Jan 2019
Discover the emerging technologies that will change the world!
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04 Sep 2018
Better understanding of the wetting characteristics of phosphorene could pave the way for new applications in biological engineering.
04 Sep 2018
Using deep-learning techniques to locate potential human activities in videos.
01 Sep 2018
International study develops innovative method to discover new anti-epileptic drug in record time, with potential to do the same for other diseases.
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24 Aug 2018
Cells that provide structural support to the intestine’s interior lining also have special defences against toxins.
23 Aug 2018
SINGAPORE, 22 August 2018 – A coalition of seven virology research institutions in Singapore, including Duke-NUS Medical School, has been inducted into the Global Virus Network as a Centre of Excellence, joining 42 other Centres of Excellence and seven Affiliates in 27 countries.
16 Aug 2018
Researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School have made some new discoveries regarding DHA. Their study has proven how DHA can only reach the brain if it is available in a certain form, and only if it can be transported to the brain effectively by a protein called MFSD2A.
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05 Jul 2018
A multi-sector ASEAN partnership could improve accountability for commitments made to tackle malnutrition. [This is a feature story published in the Tri-Sector Publication 2018 by Singapore Management University (SMU)]
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05 Jul 2018
Lessons learned at Singapore Management University are guiding efforts to rebuild mountain villages in Nepal following the devastating earthquakes of 2015. [This is a feature story published in the Tri-Sector Publication 2018 by Singapore Management University (SMU)]
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05 Jul 2018
Singapore has had a long history as a green city – but a tri-sector partnership could help developing Asian countries kickstart a journey into climate change resilience. [This is a feature story published in the Tri-Sector Publication 2018 by Singapore Management University (SMU)]
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13 Jun 2018
Nanoparticles avoid deactivation and convert biomass-derived gas into methane.
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13 Jun 2018
Light focused into nano-grooves in a gold film bonded to an atomically thin crystal flake produces a remarkable frequency doubling effect.
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13 Jun 2018
Direct nanoscale patterning of LED surfaces brings new possibilities for the control of light.
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12 Jun 2018
Deep data analytics drive the development of a technique that sheds light on drug action by monitoring the dynamics of thousands of protein complexes simultaneously within intact cells.
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09 Jun 2018
Half a century since the earliest lithium-sulfur batteries were invented, an A*STAR team is leading the race to bring them to the masses.
23 May 2018
New study revises biologists’ understanding of how limbs and lungs develop in humans.
22 May 2018
Six startups of the Alibaba Cloud-Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) Entrepreneurship Programme will pitch to venture capitalists (VC) and Angel Investors on May 25, 2018. These aspiring business owners stand to receive Alibaba Cloud credits of up to USD30,000 and meet co-founder of Alibaba Group Mr Jack Ma.
20 Apr 2018
The Master of IP and Innovation Management (MIPIM) Programme will last four semesters (24 months) and is the first and only graduate programme in IP and innovation management offered in Singapore.
19 Apr 2018
The conference advances the knowledge of blockchain and its applications for audience in Singapore and beyond.
13 Dec 2017
A theoretical model will allow systematic study of a promising class of peculiar quantum states.
13 Dec 2017
Understanding how a fly modulates its feeding behavior could help fight obesity.

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Giants in history

Singaporean physician Oon Chiew Seng (1916 – 31 March 2022) advanced dementia care and research in Singapore, and co-founded the Apex Harmony Lodge, the nation’s first nursing home for residents with dementia.
Maggie Lim (5 January 1913 – November 1995) was a Singaporean physician who promoted family planning and expanded the access to clinics to improve the quality of life for mothers and children in Singapore’s early days.
Gloria Lim (1930-2022) was a mycologist from Singapore who studied tropical fungi. One of the first students to attend University of Malaya when it was founded in 1949, she went on to become the first female Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Singapore.