University of Singapore

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Name: University of Singapore
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Veteran doctors honoured as mentors

SINGAPORE - Nearly 40 years ago, professors Chay Oh Moh and Quak Seng Hock were course mates at what was then called the University of Singapore. Yesterday, the old friends were honoured as veteran doctors and mentors - both receiving the National Outstanding ... [Published Asiaone - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Why we should take world university rankings seriously

It's time we embraced and consciously competed in World University Rankings, however flawed they might be.South African universities and the ANC-led government alike have a fraught and ambiguous relationship with the various rankings of universities that ... [Published Politicsweb - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Belly Button Makeovers Offer The 'Perfect' Navel: Oval-Shaped Belly Buttons Are The Prettiest, Apparently

Do you find belly buttons beautiful or appalling? Whatever your opinion, plastic surgeons believe they’ve found a way to define the “perfect” belly button.In a new study published in the journal of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Aesthetic ... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Surgeons Spend Valuable Time Determining Perfect Belly Button Shape

Today in What's Wrong With Your Body: Belly buttons! Surgeons at the University of Singapore have analyzed a whole bunch of them to find out what makes them perfect and guess what? Whatever it is is probably the opposite of what you have. HATE YOURSELF, ... [Published Jezebel - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Medical social work pioneer dies, aged 88

Daisy Vaithilingam, who pioneered medical social work in Singapore and started the first fostering scheme for children here, died on Wednesday. She was 88. She had been undergoing intense radiotherapy since being diagnosed with gum cancer earlier this ... [Published Asiaone - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Paying to lose: cost effectiveness of weight loss programs

As weight loss becomes more about health than vanity, insurers might increasingly be footing the bill for non-surgical reducing methods, researchers say. And they'll want to know which ones are the best investment.In a new analysis, the popular Weight ... [Published Financial Express - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Roundup: International community welcomes China's five-point proposal on Gaza ceasefire

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has urged both Israel and the Gaza-ruling Hamas to stop the ongoing fighting with a five-point ceasefire proposal, which was welcomed by the international community. Many countries believe China's mediation is important ... [Published - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Processed food a big, fat problem

Updated: 2014-08-04 07:22 By KARL WILSON (China Daily)McDonald's restaurant in Beijing , August 3, 2014. [Photo/IC]Obesity, once mainly the scourge of the West, is spreading its tentacles into Asia, threatening health systems and economic growth.One ... [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

The dollars and cents of weight loss

© Ljupco Smokovski - Fotolia.comIt's true that you can lose weight on your own without spending any money. With enough careful meal planning and willpower, people can and do shed pounds.But some people need help, which has spawned a multi-billion dollar ... [Published Consumer Affairs - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

News In A Minute: July 24, 2014

Today's top news headlines: Easier for Nationall University of Singapore undergraduates to qualify for honours, match-fixer Eric Ding jailed for three years and free usage of Sports Hub facilities till Aug 17. ... [Published Straits Times Razor TV - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 6 reports

Duke-National University of Singapore study compares weight-loss programs

DURHAM —In a study of the cost-effectiveness of diet programs and pills, Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School researchers found that Weight Watchers and the drug Qsymia were best values.The findings were published in the June ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Jul 23 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 2 reports

Web Flaw Not the Next Heartbleed

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the Internet waters, analysts have discovered a new security flaw.Wang Jing, a Ph.D. student at the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, uncovered the flaw , dubbed “Covert Redirect,” in open-source ... [Published - May 06 2014]


"We didn't want that to happen. So there's always been very good communication between the two departments."
"Jonathan Jansen's South African experience has powerful ramifications for any country looking to make significant reform. He emphasizes the importance of approaching reform with an eye toward systemic change rather than tackling issues in a piecemeal fashion." -- Adam Steiner
But he declined to speak about his days at the Istana at length because "I don't want to talk about the past, even if I have nothing but fond memories of my days there"

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Veteran doctors honoured as mentors [Published Asiaone - 10 hours ago]
How α-Catenin Converts Force Into Biochemical S... [Published Asian Scientist - Aug 29 2014]
Why we should take world university rankings se... [Published Politicsweb - Aug 28 2014]
Belly Button Makeovers Offer The 'Perfect' Nave... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 26 2014]
Surgeons Spend Valuable Time Determining Perfec... [Published Jezebel - Aug 26 2014]
Top 10 engineering and technology universities ... [Published Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Aug 26 2014]
The Global Search for Education: The Top 10 [Published Huffington Post - Aug 25 2014]
The sacrifices my dad made [Published Asiaone - Aug 24 2014]
FROM THE FLOOR - Rohan Gunaratne throws some pu... [Published The - Aug 23 2014]
The Art of Folding [Published - Aug 22 2014]
Converting on Facebook: Why Losing Like-Gate Do... [Published ClickZ Today - Aug 22 2014]
Inhumane to ban foreign cooks [Published - Aug 16 2014]
Researchers aim to thwart targeted cyberattacks [Published - Aug 13 2014]
Medical social work pioneer dies, aged 88 [Published Asiaone - Aug 11 2014]
Paying to lose: cost effectiveness of weight lo... [Published Financial Express - Aug 06 2014]
Paying to lose: cost effectiveness of weight lo... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 05 2014]
Allison+Partners Expands Footprint in Asia Addi... [Published Minyanville - Aug 05 2014]
Karpal Singh posthumously honoured [Published Aliran - Aug 05 2014]
Roundup: International community welcomes China... [Published - Aug 05 2014]
Processed food a big, fat problem for Asia [Published SoShiok - Aug 04 2014]
Processed food a big, fat problem [Published - Aug 04 2014]
Processed food a big, fat problem [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 04 2014]
WEIGHT WATCHERS : Study compares cost-effective... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 30 2014]
Unsung heroes behind new park [Published Asiaone - Jul 28 2014]
The foods cooked by boiling are much healthier ... [Published LankaWeb - Jul 27 2014]
The dollars and cents of weight loss [Published Consumer Affairs - Jul 25 2014]
The Most Effective Weight-Loss Programs And Drugs [Published Red Orbit - Jul 25 2014]
What’s the Most Cost-Effective Weight Loss Prog... [Published Charisma - Jul 24 2014]
News In A Minute: July 24, 2014 [Published Straits Times Razor TV - Jul 24 2014]
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Gallery: Darwin's Library From the HMS Beagle—T... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 16 2014]
For all five years of the 1831-1836 scientific voyage of HMS Beagle, young scientist Charles Darwin worked and slept in the same cabin as the ship's library. The 404-volume, multi-language collection was cutting-edge, including the era's top works ...
Mangrove planters take fight to Naypyidaw [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jun 04 2014]
Twenty-three farmers from Dedaye, Irrawaddy Division have travelled to the capital Naypyidaw, with the hopes of meeting President Thein Sein. The farmers object to their regional government’s plan to destroy a mangrove forest near Kyondat village, which ...
NUS, my first university, is ranked 1st in Asia! [Published weehingthong - May 13 2014]
Our guardian of the Rule of Law [Published Malaysian Bar Council - Apr 21 2014]
©The Star (Used by permission)by LIM CHEE WEEKarpal Singh was the advocate his fellow advocates would turn to for representation.KARPAL Singh the righteous, fearless and powerful advocate dedicated his life to the protection and promotion of the rule ...
Passing of Karpal Singh: Press Statement by Pen... [Published Malaysian Bar Council - Apr 18 2014]
Kindly click here ( if you wish to convey your condolences to Karpal Singh's family through the webpage set up by the Penang Bar Committee, and here ( ...
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