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PhysOrg
Tiny DNA 'legs' walk with record fuel efficiencyor "nanowalker," reported to date, using approximately one fuel molecule per st
Tiny DNA 'legs' walk with record fuel efficiency
PhysOrg / Posted 16 hours ago
or "nanowalker," reported to date, using approximately one fuel molecule per step. Researchers Meihan Liu et al. at the National University of Singapore have published a paper on the DNA nanowalker in a recent issue of ACS Nano. The tiny motor... Read more
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The Financial Express
Brexit impact on India, China: Complicating rulesnotwithstanding Brexit. The author is senior research fellow and research lead
Brexit impact on India, China: Complicating rules
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
notwithstanding Brexit. The author is senior research fellow and research lead (trade and economic policy) at the Institute of South Asian Studies, the National University of Singapore. E-mail: isasap@nus.edu.sg Twitter@amitendu1. Views are pers... Read more
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The Manila Times
Puno pushes federalismto change values,” he said at the same forum. Eduardo Araral, vice dean of the
Puno pushes federalism
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
to change values,” he said at the same forum. Eduardo Araral, vice dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, said changing the system will take time. He advised the PDP-Laban, the political party of... Read more
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The Financial Express
South China Sea reefs “decimated” as giant clams harvested in bulksupply remained tight. To harvest the clams, the entire reef has to be dug up,
South China Sea reefs “decimated” as giant clams harvested in bulk
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
supply remained tight. To harvest the clams, the entire reef has to be dug up, said Neo Mei Lin, a marine biologist at the National University of Singapore. “What used to be really good coral reefs in there have definitely been decimated over the... Read more
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dna
South China Sea reefs 'decimated' as giant clams harvested in bulksupply remained tight. To harvest the clams, the entire reef has to be dug up,
South China Sea reefs 'decimated' as giant clams harvested in bulk
dna / Posted 2 days ago
supply remained tight. To harvest the clams, the entire reef has to be dug up, said Neo Mei Lin, a marine biologist at the National University of Singapore. "What used to be really good coral reefs in there have definitely been decimated over the... Read more
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The Star
South China Sea reefs 'decimated' as giant clams harvested in bulksupply remained tight. To harvest the clams, the entire reef has to be dug up,
South China Sea reefs 'decimated' as giant clams harvested in bulk
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
supply remained tight. To harvest the clams, the entire reef has to be dug up, said Neo Mei Lin, a marine biologist at the National University of Singapore. "What used to be really good coral reefs in there have definitely been decimated over the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Higher operating costs push up university hostel feessaid Mr Chee. HIGHER HALL FEES AT NUS, SMU Singapore’s other universities hav
Higher operating costs push up university hostel fees
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
said Mr Chee. HIGHER HALL FEES AT NUS, SMU Singapore’s other universities have also implemented increases. At the National University of Singapore (NUS), where about 8,600 undergraduates stay on campus, a standard single room at NUS costs... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South China Sea reefs 'decimated' as giant clams harvested in bulksupply remained tight. To harvest the clams, the entire reef has to be dug up,
South China Sea reefs 'decimated' as giant clams harvested in bulk
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
supply remained tight. To harvest the clams, the entire reef has to be dug up, said Neo Mei Lin, a marine biologist at the National University of Singapore. "What used to be really good coral reefs in there have definitely been decimated over the... Read more
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examiner.com
Intrusive parents undermine kids’ self-confidencehimself or herself for not being ‘perfect,’” lead study author Ryan Hong, PhD,
Intrusive parents undermine kids’ self-confidence
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
himself or herself for not being ‘perfect,’” lead study author Ryan Hong, PhD, an assistant professor of psychology at the National University of Singapore, said in a university news release. “Over time, such behavior, known as maladaptive... Read more
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CBS News
Hovering, intrusive parents may put kids at riskthey do is never good enough," said study leader Ryan Hong, an assistant profes
Hovering, intrusive parents may put kids at risk
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
they do is never good enough," said study leader Ryan Hong, an assistant professor in the department of psychology at the National University of Singapore. The five-year study of primary school students in Singapore found that those whose parents... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
pushy parents beware, you could be harming your kidschildren that what they do is never good enough,” said study leader Ryan Hong,
pushy parents beware, you could be harming your kids
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 3 days ago
children that what they do is never good enough,” said study leader Ryan Hong, an assistant professor in the department of psychology at the National University of Singapore. Other studies have shown that the opposite is true for supportive pare... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
UP ranks 70th in the list of the Top Universities in Asiaof the Philippines remains at 70th place in the annual Quacquarelli Symonds (QS
UP ranks 70th in the list of the Top Universities in Asia
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
of the Philippines remains at 70th place in the annual Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings: Asia. The National University of Singapore ranked first in the list with an over-all score of 100. Among the Philippine universities... Read more
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The Financial Express
Chinese ‘take over’ threat looms over Europe?threat of Chinese takeover’—for Europe—is now much more than a pure business pa
Chinese ‘take over’ threat looms over Europe?
The Financial Express / Posted 7 days ago
threat of Chinese takeover’—for Europe—is now much more than a pure business parlance. The author is senior research fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies in the National University of Singapore Email: isasap@nus.edu.sg Views are pers... Read more
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New Kerala
China's attempt to maintain hegemony can creates hurdles: Shyam Saran - newkerala.com #80964book has been brought out by Ananta Aspen Centre in collaboration with the Inst
China's attempt to maintain hegemony can creates hurdles: Shyam Saran - newkerala.com #80964
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
book has been brought out by Ananta Aspen Centre in collaboration with the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), National University of Singapore. "The book captures the various shades and stages of development in India-Singapore... Read more
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express
Pushy parents 'put their children at risk of anxiety and depression' according to studyyoungsters self-critical. Psychologists said those with intrusive parents also
Pushy parents 'put their children at risk of anxiety and depression' according to study
express / Posted 7 days ago
youngsters self-critical. Psychologists said those with intrusive parents also had more anxiety and depression symptoms. National University of SingaporeNUS researchers Assistant Professor Tsai Fen-Fang (left) and Assistant Professor Ryan... Read more
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Daily Mail
Experts warn perfectionist parents can give their kids DEPRESSIONto the children that what they do is never good enough,' said Assistant Profess
Experts warn perfectionist parents can give their kids DEPRESSION
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
to the children that what they do is never good enough,' said Assistant Professor Ryan Hong, who led the study at the National University of Singapore (NUS). In the five-year study on primary school children in Singapore, researchers from... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Children with intrusive parents may develop tendency to be overly self-criticalmay lead to unintended consequences. In a five-year study on primary school ch
Children with intrusive parents may develop tendency to be overly self-critical
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
may lead to unintended consequences. In a five-year study on primary school children in Singapore, researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) found that children with intrusive parents had a higher tendency to be overly critical... Read more
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The Star
UTM among Asia’s top 100 universitiesagainst Times Higher Education's performance indicators,” said rankings editor
UTM among Asia’s top 100 universities
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
against Times Higher Education's performance indicators,” said rankings editor Phil Baty. In the latest survey, the National University of Singapore was in top position while Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) was in joint second... Read more
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Daily News
Ageing digitallyofficial powers and authority to prevent me getting WHO funds for my post gradu
Ageing digitally
Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
official powers and authority to prevent me getting WHO funds for my post graduate training in Occupational Medicine at the National University of Singapore. In year 2000, I had requested the WHO through proper and formal channels for funds for my... Read more
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The China Post
Taiwan results mixed in Times '16 Asia University Rankingsto 17th from 14th in 2014. The university placed 14th when the magazine first p
Taiwan results mixed in Times '16 Asia University Rankings
The China Post / Posted 9 days ago
to 17th from 14th in 2014. The university placed 14th when the magazine first published the rankings for Asia in 2013. National University of Singapore took the No. 1 spot from the University of Tokyo, which fell to seventh place this year.... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Research helps IISc break into top 30 THE Asia University Rankings(60), Madras (62), Roorkee (65) and Guwahati (80) and Jadavpur University (84)
Research helps IISc break into top 30 THE Asia University Rankings
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
(60), Madras (62), Roorkee (65) and Guwahati (80) and Jadavpur University (84) feature among top 100 in the rankings led by National University of Singapore, Singapore, in the first position. As rankings are increasingly seen to be playing an... Read more
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The Forward
Hebrew U. Hits No. 17 in Ranking of Top Universities in Asiainstitutions on the basis of 13 criteria, including teaching, research, knowled
Hebrew U. Hits No. 17 in Ranking of Top Universities in Asia
The Forward / Posted 9 days ago
institutions on the basis of 13 criteria, including teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The National University of Singapore topped the list, followed by Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and China’s Peking... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Mahidol leads Thai universities in surveylast year. The bad news is their rankings this year lagged far behind other un
Mahidol leads Thai universities in survey
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
last year. The bad news is their rankings this year lagged far behind other universities in Singapore and Malaysia. The National University of Singapore was rated the best in Asia and Nanyang Technological University also in Singapore shared the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Children with intrusive parents more likely to be overly self-critical: NUS studyand this worsens as they get older, according to a five-year study of primary s
Children with intrusive parents more likely to be overly self-critical: NUS study
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
and this worsens as they get older, according to a five-year study of primary school children by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS). The 263 children tested who demonstrated high or increased levels of... Read more
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The Star
UTM ranked among Asia’s top 100 universitiesperformance indicators,” said Times Higher Education rankings editor, Phil Baty
UTM ranked among Asia’s top 100 universities
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
performance indicators,” said Times Higher Education rankings editor, Phil Baty (pic). In the latest survey, the National University of Singapore was in top position while Nanyang Technological University was in joint second place with... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Singapore universities claim top 2 spots in THE’s 2016 Asia rankingsTHE National University of Singapore (NUS) is on a roll this year, as it gets t
Singapore universities claim top 2 spots in THE’s 2016 Asia rankings
Asian Correspondent / Posted 10 days ago
THE National University of Singapore (NUS) is on a roll this year, as it gets to put another feather in its cap after claiming the top spot in yet another ranking of Asian universities on Monday. Times Higher Education (THE) released its Asia... Read more
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Japan Today
University of Tokyo loses its crown in Asia rankings ‹ Japan Todaythe country’s position. Singapore achieved unprecedented success in these rank
University of Tokyo loses its crown in Asia rankings ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 10 days ago
the country’s position. Singapore achieved unprecedented success in these rankings by taking the top two places, with the National University of Singapore in top position and Nanyang Technological University in joint second place with the... Read more
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The Economic Times
16 Indian universities among top 200 Asian institutions, IISc at 27th position80th) and Jadavpur University in joint 84th place. Also, for the first time Si
16 Indian universities among top 200 Asian institutions, IISc at 27th position
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
80th) and Jadavpur University in joint 84th place. Also, for the first time Singapore took the first two spots with the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University in first and second place, respectively. "India has... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NUS, NTU come out tops in Asia university rankingSINGAPORE: The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological
NUS, NTU come out tops in Asia university ranking
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
SINGAPORE: The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have taken the top two spots respectively in the latest Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings published on Tuesday (Jun 21). This is the first... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Bhopal students shine at Olympiad awardsin English language. It has been sending students to Singapore to attend a Comp
Bhopal students shine at Olympiad awards
Central Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
in English language. It has been sending students to Singapore to attend a Computing Program in association with The National University of Singapore. Conducts Teachers’ Training Programs, through British Council, to share improved... Read more
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The Star
New dengue vaccine to be tested in Singapore trialare less common here. Dengue expert Tikki Pang, a visiting professor at the Le
New dengue vaccine to be tested in Singapore trial
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
are less common here. Dengue expert Tikki Pang, a visiting professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, said that the dengue virus is particularly complex to create a vaccine for, as it needs to... Read more
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The Chronicle
Board of Trustees' executive committee meets to approve appointmentsalso authorized degrees earned at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School—a collab
Board of Trustees' executive committee meets to approve appointments
The Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
also authorized degrees earned at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School—a collaboration between Duke University and the National University of Singapore—and the executive compensation for 2016-17. In addition, the establishment of the Triangle... Read more
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PhysOrg
Multicolour super resolution imaging – A method to monitor dynamic protein binding at subsecond timescalesTalin stretching and stretch-induced vinculin binding. Credit: National Univers
Multicolour super resolution imaging – A method to monitor dynamic protein binding at subsecond timescales
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
Talin stretching and stretch-induced vinculin binding. Credit: National University of Singapore Researchers from the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) at the National University of Singapore have developed a new method, using super-resolution... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NUS launches new school to promote lifelong learningSINGAPORE: The National University of Singapore (NUS) has launched a new school
NUS launches new school to promote lifelong learning
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
SINGAPORE: The National University of Singapore (NUS) has launched a new school to promote lifelong learning among working adults in Singapore. The S$12 million School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE), officially launched on Friday (Jun... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
election was among costliest SMC contests to dateads, while Mr Murali spent about half that amount – about S$317. Associate Pro
election was among costliest SMC contests to date
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
ads, while Mr Murali spent about half that amount – about S$317. Associate Professor Tan Ern Ser, a sociologist at the National University of Singapore pointed out that the Facebook ads still only make up a small portion of the... Read more
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SciDev.net
Power-sharing model can widen energy access in ASEANthis has been overcome in other regions. Philip Andrews-Speed, principal fello
Power-sharing model can widen energy access in ASEAN
SciDev.net / Posted 15 days ago
this has been overcome in other regions. Philip Andrews-Speed, principal fellow at the Energy Studies Institute at the National University of Singapore, tells SciDev.Net that the Nordic model has received positive response from the ASEAN Power... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
4 IITs, IISc among Asia’s top 50 universities: QS RankingsHindu University is placed at 155th position. Panjab University is in the 251 t
4 IITs, IISc among Asia’s top 50 universities: QS Rankings
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
Hindu University is placed at 155th position. Panjab University is in the 251 to 300 bracket. Overall, like last year, National University of Singapore (NUS) has been ranked the best university in Asia, followed by University of Hong... Read more
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iTWire
Visual analytics compares cost of living in APAC with just a QlikTokyo, showing that ‘Australia’s sparkling harbour jewel is no place to try and
Visual analytics compares cost of living in APAC with just a Qlik
iTWire / Posted 16 days ago
Tokyo, showing that ‘Australia’s sparkling harbour jewel is no place to try and live on a budget.’ Professor Wong Poh Kam, National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School said: “APAC is well regarded as an attractive location for expats and... Read more
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The Columbian
Orlando shooting gives LGBT Singaporeans a slight openingmust remember that violence takes many forms, not only physical,” said Lynette
Orlando shooting gives LGBT Singaporeans a slight opening
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
must remember that violence takes many forms, not only physical,” said Lynette Chua, an assistant professor of law at the National University of Singapore. The gay, lesbian and transgender community is “still unprotected by the law from... Read more
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The China Post
34 local universities make QS '16 university rankings surveyand National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (50th). Across Asia,
34 local universities make QS '16 university rankings survey
The China Post / Posted 16 days ago
and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (50th). Across Asia, the top-rated university this year remained National University of Singapore, followed by the University of Hong Kong and Nanyang Technological University of Singapore.... Read more
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The Manila Times
UP, Ateneo, DLSU among Asia’s top 350 universitiesCity were also in the 251-300 bracket, while the University of San Carlos in Ce
UP, Ateneo, DLSU among Asia’s top 350 universities
The Manila Times / Posted 16 days ago
City were also in the 251-300 bracket, while the University of San Carlos in Cebu City made it to the 301-350 bracket. The National University of Singapore remained the top Asian university for the third year, achieving a perfect overall score of... Read more
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The Financial Express
IISc, 4 IITs among Asia’s top 50 varsities: QS RankingsHindu University is placed at 155th position. Panjab University is in the 251 t
IISc, 4 IITs among Asia’s top 50 varsities: QS Rankings
The Financial Express / Posted 16 days ago
Hindu University is placed at 155th position. Panjab University is in the 251 to 300 bracket. Overall, like last year, National University of Singapore (NUS) has been ranked the best university in Asia, followed by University of Hong... Read more
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dna
IISc Bangalore and four IIT's figure in list of Asia's top 50 universities: QS RankingsHindu University is placed at 155th position. Panjab University is in the 251 t
IISc Bangalore and four IIT's figure in list of Asia's top 50 universities: QS Rankings
dna / Posted 16 days ago
Hindu University is placed at 155th position. Panjab University is in the 251 to 300 bracket. Overall, like last year, National University of Singapore (NUS) has been ranked the best university in Asia, followed by University of Hong... Read more
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Pilipino Star
2 Philippine universities among top 100 in Asiaare Ateneo de Davao University, Silliman University, Xavier University and the
2 Philippine universities among top 100 in Asia
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
are Ateneo de Davao University, Silliman University, Xavier University and the University of San Carlos. In Asia, the National University of Singapore was hailed as the best institution of higher learning by the QS ranking, with an overall... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Orlando shooting gives LGBT Singaporeans a slight openingmust remember that violence takes many forms, not only physical," said Lynette
Orlando shooting gives LGBT Singaporeans a slight opening
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 days ago
must remember that violence takes many forms, not only physical," said Lynette Chua, an assistant professor of law at the National University of Singapore. The gay, lesbian and transgender community is "still unprotected by the law from... Read more
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ABC News
Orlando Shooting Gives LGBT Singaporeans a Slight Openingmust remember that violence takes many forms, not only physical," said Lynette
Orlando Shooting Gives LGBT Singaporeans a Slight Opening
ABC News / Posted 16 days ago
must remember that violence takes many forms, not only physical," said Lynette Chua, an assistant professor of law at the National University of Singapore. The gay, lesbian and transgender community is "still unprotected by the law from... Read more
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Inquirier.net
8 PH universities feted as among Asia’s bestthe return of Ateneo de Davao University in the list, securing a spot in the 25
8 PH universities feted as among Asia’s best
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
the return of Ateneo de Davao University in the list, securing a spot in the 251-300 bracket. For the third year, the National University of Singapore was hailed as the best university in Asia, gaining an overall score of 100. First published... Read more
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