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A team of NUS pharmacists and chemists has developed a new anti-cancer drug that has less toxic effects to the kidneys. The new drug works like a ‘magic bullet’ that is delivered directly to the mitochondria — the power generators of cells — of cancer cells. Once the drug reaches the tumour, two active molecules — an …

NUS career+ app offers a quick, simple and convenient way for alumni to improve their career outcomes by leveraging artificial intelligence Alumni of the National University of Singapore (NUS) can now leverage big data and artificial intelligence to accelerate their career advancement. The NUS career+ mobile application, which was first introduced to NUS undergraduate students …

Over the past decade, a major trend in electronics has been the development of sensors, displays and smart devices which are seamlessly integrated onto the human body. Most of these wearable devices are singularly connected to a user’s smart phone and transmit all data via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi signals. But as consumers wear increasing numbers …

Huge amounts of water evaporate from water surfaces such as reservoirs and the open sea each day. To address this issue, especially in water scarce areas, researchers from NUS found an innovative way to harvest water from the humid air above water surfaces. The solution lies in a unique zinc-based water-absorbing hydrogel that was developed last …

A team of NUS researchers has recently discovered that the Bandicoot Berry (Leea indica), South African leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) and Simpleleaf Chastetree (Vitex trifolia), which are favourite nectaring plants of butterflies, do more than attract butterflies. The leaves of these plants have been found to be effective in stopping the growth of seven types of …

A fully autonomous shuttle is going on trial at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Kent Ridge campus, as part of a year-long study aimed at gauging the commercial viability of such a service. To be operated by ComfortDelGro’s wholly-owned subsidiary, ComfortDelGro Bus Pte Ltd, the EasyMile EZ10 autonomous bus shuttle, known as NUSmart Shuttle, …