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Rice straw project takes off

Towards creating high-value biodegradable products  PENDANG: The Rice Straw Project under the Bioeconomy Community Development Programme (BCDP) is expected to enhance to the growth of...

Remembering the ‘Queen of Mathematics’

BY SAMIRA RASUL MARYAM MIRZAKHANI, the mathematics genius died on July 14, 2017 in California at the age of 40 after battling with breast cancer...

Report highlights 20 years of economic and environmental benefits from using GM...

  A REPORT released by PG Economics has found that over the last 20 years, crop biotechnology has significantly reduced agriculture’s environmental impact and stimulated...

UKM Researchers Build Smallest Antenna Nano Satellite

BANGI: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) researchers, Prof Dr Mohammad Tariqul Islam, Prof Dr Norbahiah Misran and Dr Mohd Fais Mansor created history when they...

Three GM potatoes approved in Canada

THREE types of genetically modified potatoes developed by J.R. Simplot Co. to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine are safe for...

R & D – Way forward with Monash Malaysia

PURSUING EXCELLENT TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH Solid research initiatives can create powerful societal impact by addressing and finding solutions to global challenges and contribute towards the betterment...

He sowed good seeds for harvests of plenty

BADRINARAYAN RAMULAL BARWALE who turned Jalna, an otherwise nondescript district in Maharashtra, into the epicentre of the Indian seeds industry, breathed his last in...

Another good reason to drink coffee

HERE’S another reason to start the day with a cup of joe: Scientists have found that people who drink coffee appear to live longer. Drinking...

Everyday chemicals linked to chronic disease in men

CHEMICALS found in everyday plastics materials are linked to cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure in men, according to Australian researchers. Researchers from...

First GM salmon sold in Canada

GENETICALLY modified salmon has reached the dinner tables in Canada. The supermarkets in the country have become the first in the world to stock the...

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