Latest research news
Found 80 articles.
For older articles, see the archives.
 
THE SIGNS Study by Duke-NUS researchers identify factors affecting active and productive ageing among older Singaporeans
7-May-2019

The researchers have completed the first phase of the study and the major findings are classified into physical and functional health, social engagement, intergenerational transfers, volunteerism, work and retirement and lifelong learning.

Read more of the article entitled 'THE SIGNS Study by Duke-NUS researchers identify factors affecting active and productive ageing among older Singaporeans'

Contact: dukenus Institution: Duke-NUS Medical School Category: People
 
PolyU develops a high-efficiency, high-quality ultra-precision polishing technology for different kinds of freeform surfaces
7-May-2019

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) developed a novel curvature-adaptive multi-jet polishing (MJP) technology for different kinds of freeform surfaces

Read more of the article entitled 'PolyU develops a high-efficiency, high-quality ultra-precision polishing technology for different kinds of freeform surfaces'

Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Technology
 
Nature's Dangerous Decline 'Unprecedented' Species Extinction Rates 'Accelerating'
6-May-2019

- Current global response insufficient; 'Transformative changes' needed to restore and protect nature; Opposition from vested interests can be overcome for public good
- Most comprehensive assessment of its kind; 1,000,000 species threatened with extinction

Read more of the article entitled 'Nature's Dangerous Decline 'Unprecedented' Species Extinction Rates 'Accelerating''

Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA Category: Science
 
Effective communication requires evaluation [Beyond the Journal: The science of communication]
6-May-2019

As press officers we work hard to help research news reach broad audiences, but it’s easy to wonder “is my effort making any difference?”

Read more of the article entitled 'Effective communication requires evaluation [Beyond the Journal: The science of communication]'

Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA Category: People
 
New chemical probe for visualising brain immune cells
2-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.

Read more of the article entitled 'New chemical probe for visualising brain immune cells '

Contact: dukenus Institution: Duke-NUS Medical School Category: Science
Create Account...