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Bacteria in the gut may alter ageing process, finds NTU Singapore study

An international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found that microorganisms living in the gut may alter the ageing process, which could lead to the development of food-based treatment to slow it down.  
 
All living organisms, including human beings, coexist with a myriad of microbial species living in and on them, and research conducted over the last 20 years has established their important role in nutrition, physiology, metabolism and behaviour. 
 

NTU Singapore honours outstanding alumni at Homecoming

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is honouring 39 alumni for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the University and to society at the NTU Annual Homecoming this year. 
 
Malay-language literary pioneer Mr Suratman Markasan; Mr Thomas Chua Kee Seng, Managing Director at Teckwah Industrial Corp. Ltd.; and Mr Zaqy Mohamad, Minister of State for National Development and Manpower, are receiving the Nanyang Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honour bestowed on the University's alumni.

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