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Scientists invent symmetry-breaking for the first time in a nanoscale device that can mimic human brain

Over the last decade, artificial intelligence (AI) and its applications such as machine learning have gained pace to revolutionise many industries. As...

Butterflies can acquire new scent preferences and pass these on to their offspring

Findings demonstrate that insects learn from their previous experiences and adjust their future behaviour for survival and reproduction

Novel pH watch invented by NUS researchers

This new pH watch tells you whether you are dehydrated, low on sugar or at risk of skin infection from your sweat pH.

10 new bird taxa discovered in little-explored islands of Wallacea

Birds are the best known class of animals, and since 1999, only five or six new species have been described each year...

Scientists create world’s first monolayer amorphous film

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have synthesised the world’s first one-atom-thick amorphous material. Previously thought to be impossible, the...

NUS pilot study opens new possibilities for AI to enhance cognitive performance

In a recent pilot study, researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have shown that a powerful artificial intelligence (AI) platform known as...

Sound solutions to low frequency noise

Low frequency noise (500 Hertz and lower), from various sources such as construction machineries and aircrafts, is a form of environmental noise pollution in...

Environmental sensing through intracellular dynamics determine how cells migrate

When faced with difficult terrain, off-road vehicles can switch from two- to four-wheel drive to keep moving forward. Similarly, cell migration can be driven...

Six plants native to Southeast Asia are promising cancer warriors

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has recently discovered that the Bandicoot Berry (Leea indica), South African leaf (Vernonia...

Eating mushrooms may reduce the risk of cognitive decline

A team from the Department of Psychological Medicine and Department of Biochemistry at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University...