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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Spaceflight impacts on shape of astronauts’ brains

MRIs before and after a space mission reveal expansions and compressions of astronauts’ brain during spaceflights. This is according to a novel study done...

Take the challenge, says renowned astrophysicist to women

PENANG: Women have dual roles as mothers and career women, and for this reason they should find the balance to advance and succeed in...

UKM and FGV R&D collaborate to prevent palm oil tree disease

Bangi: Researchers from UKM’s Biology System Institute (INBIOSIS) will be collaborating with Felda Global Ventures (FGV) Research and Development (R&D) Sdn Bhd in conducting...

Fuel from water hyacinth

People who maintain ponds and lakes will know how much of a nuisance water hyacinth is. Sure, this aquatic weed is nice to look at,...

…. And sunflower is Hawaii’s largest biofuel source

Hawaii’s longest operating biodiesel producer, Pacific Biodiesel Technologies is planting sunflowers as its first biofuel crop on 115 acres in Maui’s central valley. The project...

Where is gold found in nature?

In its natural form, gold is very irregular and not refined, as it is normally seen in its finished state. Gold is found in...

How do disposable diapers work?

FOR many parents, disposable diapers are a must-have item. Have you ever wondered how a small item like a diaper is able to hold...

What causes a monsoon?

It’s been raining quite heavily recently. Malaysia has two monsoon seasons; the Southwest Monsoon which occurs from late May to September, and the Northeast...

How do sunglasses work?

SUNGLASSES are almost a must-have item in this hot weather of ours. We know they protect our eyes from the glare of the sun...

How can heavy metal music be beneficial?

HAVE you listened to heavy metal songs before? Do bands such as Metallica, Slipknot or Avenged Sevenfold ring a bell? According to an article in...

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