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Nano-Fasteners Make Fuel Cells A Snap

Scientists have used nanofabricated pillars to make the bond between electrodes and membranes in fuel cells five times stronger.

Teasing Out Protein Folding With Tiny Tweezers

Scientists were able to observe the folding and unfolding of a single membrane protein using magnetic tweezers.

Keeping The Circadian Clock Stable, Whatever The Temperature

Scientists have proposed a phosphoswitch mechanism to explain the stability of the key circadian protein PER2 in the face of fluctuating temperatures.

Flick The Switch For Bacteria-Made Biofuels

Using in silico modeling and simulation, scientists have engineered a more efficient enzyme for the production of n-butanol in bacteria.

Singapore Leads The Asian Pack For QS’ 2015/2016 Ranking

The 2015/2016 Top Universities Ranking from Quacquarelli Symonds Company placed NUS and NTU at 12th and 13th, respectively.

Precise, Reversible Control Of Calcium Flux

By combining optogenetics with the Ca2+ sensor STIM1, scientists now have unprecedented control over Ca2+ influx into a cell in vitro and in vivo.

Lee Jeong Ho Wins 2015 Pediatric Epilepsies Research Award

Professor Lee Jeong Ho has won the CURE's 2015 Pediatric Epilepsies Research Award for his outstanding research in the field of intractable epilepsy.

For Synthetic Biological Circuits, Two Is Better Than One

A two-strain microbial circuit can effectively mimic the population-level oscillations of more complex biological systems.

Fiber-Like Polymer LEDs Developed

Dip coating could help make wearable polymer LEDs much cheaper to manufacture, scientists say.