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UPM researchers produce quality biochar from agro wastes using BMC

BY SHAZLAN HALAMY SERDANG: A team of researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) has succeeded in creating a sustainable green technology by way of transforming...

Preserving soil, water quality at Muda and Ahning dams

BY DR DALJIT SINGH S/O KARAM SINGH SIK, KEDAH: Several Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Universiti Malaya (UM) researchers have embarked on a joint research...

PhD thesis in ‘180 seconds’ by UKM students

BANGI: Just one static slide and three minutes to present a PhD thesis that comprises of minimum four years of research work. That is...

Feeding Asia: Region needs to up its game

The FAO’s recent sobering report warned of the need to significantly increase investments in agriculture to meet the anticipated 50% increase in food demand...

Because necessity is the mother of inventions

BY P. KANDIAH The inconvenience of fitting and using a dust bag in a vacuum cleaner inspired Sir James Dyson (as he is referred to...

Mitsubishi Corp and SBC explore use of algae as feedstock gears up

SEMENGOH, SARAWAK: Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and the Sarawak Biodiversity Centre (SBC) will move into the next phase of a research collaboration which started in...

Transforming spinach leaves into beating human hearts

    BY LUKA ZUPANČIČ US scientists have managed to transform spinach leaves into functional beating heart tissues with their own vascular networks, possibly opening up a...

Watsons, Bayer jointly promote healthy living in conjunction with World Allergy Week

PETALING JAYA: Watsons Malaysia and Bayer Co. (Malaysia) collaborated for a health public forum held in conjunction with World Allergy Week 2017. World Allergy...

From flask to field: How tiny microbes are revolutionising big agr

https://theconversation.com BY MATTHEW WALLENSTEIN, Associate Professor and Director, Innovation Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Colorado State University Walk into your typical U.S. or U.K. grocery...

Britain’s top weatherman comes under our radar

Rob Varley, Britain’s top weather man holds court at the Met Office in Exeter as the Chief Executive. He started his career as a...

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