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Monthly Archives: February 2017

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 soil analysis

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...

Genetically modified foods: Nothing to fear

GENETICALLY modified crops (GMOs or genetically modified organisms) have existed for thousands of years, but now that we know how to splice genes in...

PRINTABLE SOLAR CELLS JUST GOT A LITTLE CLOSER

Dr Hairen Tan and his team of University of Toronto, Canada have cleared a critical manufacturing hurdle in the development of a relatively new...

Science & tech community in tech-talk

PUTRAJAYA: The Science and Technology community from government agencies, academia, civil society, industries and students gathered in Tech Talk Mega Science 3.0 recently. The programme...

Looking back at the Morocco meet

ROBYN WILSON was a delegate representing Monash University Malaysia at the COP22 (Conference of Parties - UN Climate Change Conference) hosted at Marrakech, Morocco...

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