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US microbiologist wins Lee Kuan Yew prize for work in fighting waterborne diseases

Professor Rita Colwell will receive the prize at an awards ceremony on Jul 9 in Singapore, during the Singapore International Water Week.

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Number of new cases of tuberculosis in Singapore drops to 1,536 in 2017

Fewer new tuberculosis cases in Singapore in 2017

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Big pharma, big data: Why drugmakers want your health records

Drugmakers are racing to scoop up patient health records and strike deals with technology companies as big data analytics ...

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In anti-drug Sweden, investors take shine to cannabis stocks

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