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Nanosatellite MYSat to be launched into orbit

PENANG: A cube-shaped NanoSatellite named MYSat or Malaysia Youth Satellite would be launched into outer space to study the possibility of early detection of...

How does wifi work?

IF you have wireless Internet access at home, you probably have a little box called a router that plugs into your telephone socket. This...

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White House announces 2017 Update to the Coordinated Framework for the...

WASHINGTON: The White House has released the 2017 Update to the Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology (2017 Update). The “2017 Update” provides...

Lettuce in February: The hidden cost of buying fresh vegetables all...

Beginning with this issue we will be publishing articles on food security from THE CONVERSATION. We find these articles that come with academic rigour,...

Broad Institute victorious in epic fight over CRISPR

THE CRISPR patent fight appears to be over, at least for the moment. A ruling by the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board found...

Oil and gas deposits could be located with help of DNA...

WHILE a lot of sciences are involved in finding oil and gas, biology might not be the first science that leaps to mind. But...

Seagrasses greatly reduce bacteria, benefiting humans and marine life

SEAGRASS meadows reduce bacteria pathogenic to humans and marine life by up to 50%, a new study shows. What’s more, corals located near seagrass meadows...

Rice-ing to achieve food security in Bangladesh

GAZIPUR, Dhaka: Bangladesh’s leading national rice research institute and the acclaimed International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) cemented their friendship recently with the reopening of...

Engineers shrink microscope to dime-sized device

THE University of Texas at Dallas have created an atomic force microscope on a chip, dramatically shrinking the size -- and, hopefully, the price...
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Non-browning GM apples approved for sale in the US

USDA approved the sale of genetically modified (GM) apples that “stay fresh” up to three weeks after being sliced or bruised, which are expected...

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