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Dengue Fever in Singapore Likely to Increase: Minister

...e the 1,574 cases reported in the same period last year. He said "cases are expected to continue to rise in the warmer months ahead" and urged singaporeans to make a daily check of their homes for potential breeding spots. "I would like to stress that our fight against dengue must be underpinned b...

Singaporeans Rated as the Fastest Walkers in the World

... singaporeans has been rated as the most brisk walkers in the world, as the speed at whic...ent in the last decade. In a sample of 32 cities around the world, singaporeans came on top followed by citizens of Copenhagen, Madrid and Guangzhou in Chi...

Dengue Sweeping Across Southeast Asia

... was nearly three times that in the same period a year ago. The surge in cases has prompted the government to step up its anti-dengue campaign, urging singaporeans to clear roofs and gutters, and throw out stale water in containers. In Malaysia, 48 people died from dengue during the first five months of the...

'Picture-To-Speech' Projects Help Disabled Speak

... as much as $1,500. Eighty percent of the intellectually disabled have difficulty articulating words, Mahaindra said, adding he hopes to have 300 singaporeans equipped with the PDAs by 2009. The development effort has received a $92,300 grant from the South Korean electronic giant Samsung. Source-IAN...
Singaporeans in Biological News

Singapore's BIOPOLIS and FUSIONOPOLIS on stage in Boston this week

...oth investigator-initiated studies as well as directed research built around strategic thematic areas that impact the health, lifestyles or economy of singaporeans and the available or potential research strengths that we have in those areas, said Mr. Lim. To spur talented Singaporean students interest for ca...
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