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.
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)]
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)]
13 Jun 2018
Nanoparticles avoid deactivation and convert biomass-derived gas into methane.
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.
Nanopillar arrays
13 Jun 2018
Direct nanoscale patterning of LED surfaces brings new possibilities for the control of light.
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.
13 Dec 2017
A milk protein contained in gastro-resistant microcapsules could be used to give foods cancer-fighting, immune-boosting properties.
04 Dec 2017
Optimized processing improves the mechanical strength and workability of magnesium alloy as a lighter alternative to aluminum alloy.
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04 Dec 2017
Thin films of a lead-free piezoelectric finally match the performance of the lead-bearing standard.
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20 Nov 2017
Small changes to a surfactant’s structure influence its ability to encapsulate oily molecules.
20 Nov 2017
Sealed sulfur particles show promise for renewable energy storage technology.
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20 Nov 2017
Low-energy X-rays are surprisingly effective at killing bacterial spores, offering improved sterilization techniques.
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20 Nov 2017
A simple technique for mass producing ultrathin, high-quality molybdenum trioxide nanosheets could lead to next-generation electronic and optoelectronic devices.
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01 Nov 2017
An innovative technique for making tunable magnetic skyrmions could lead to next-generation memory and computing technologies.
01 Nov 2017
A system that identifies malicious patterns in network traffic could help create a more secure internet.
23 Oct 2017
A simple, low cost technique that uses common materials could lead to significantly cheaper solar cells.
05 Oct 2017
A new data structure developed at A*STAR allows rapid tracking and policing of data flowing in and out of a network.


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Giants in history

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.