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Researchers discover rapid method to diagnose superbugs

A TEAM of researchers at the University of Cologne’s Faculty of Medicine and the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) has achieved a scientific...

What do you hear when you speak?

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IOES, FJIO promote ocean observation technology through training course

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Boost for boiler industry

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Spotlight on Ulam Raja

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Cushioning impact of earthquakes

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Jom Science, Malaysia!

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