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NTU Signs Smart City MOU With Tsinghua & Fudan

The joint research programs will focus on making urban environments more livable for people of all ages.

Why Human Eggs Don’t Age Well

Defective chromosome separation in the egg cells of older women can cause miscarriage and congenital diseases, scientists say.

7 Must-Read Stories In June 2015

From Singapore's top science movers and shakers to her young, rising scientists, here are some of our most popular articles from the month of June.

Calling All Hackers: MIT Hacking Medicine@SG Now Open

Whether you're a student, programmer, clinician, designer or engineer, MIT Hacking Medicine@SG wants you and your ideas!

Aging Epigenetically Reversed In Human Cell Lines

Epigenetic modification or adding glycine to cell culture media can make fibroblast cell lines young again, study says.

Takeda To Distribute KAKETSUKEN’s Influenza Vaccine

To meet the growing demand for seasonal flu vaccines, Takeda has added KAKETSUKEN to its list of suppliers.

Glaucoma In Singapore: Steady But Often Undiagnosed

Although the prevalence of glaucoma in Singapore has not changed over the last decade, a high proportion of previously undiagnosed disease suggests a need for greater public awareness.

Premature Aging Syndrome Caused By Chromatin Chaos

A human stem cell model of Werner syndrome has linked premature aging to the deterioration of heterochromatin.

Tradeoffs Between Longevity & DNA Repair

Blocking homologous recombination at the telomeres can significantly extend the lifespan of yeast, study shows.