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Monthly Archives: February 2018

UKM, AELB sign up MoU

BY KHOIRUN NISA AHMAD UNIVERSITI Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and the Atomic Energy Licensing Board (AELB) have strengthened the cooperation through Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed...

USM, Osaka University sign MOA to bridge future needs

BY KHOIRUN NISA AHMAD OSAKA: “Times are now changing, and we now have a concept called ‘Academia and Industry are one’,” said the Universiti Sains...

UM ink MoU

BY KHOIRUN NISA AHMAD MERCK Foundation (MF), a nonprofit company and subsidiary of Merck KGaA Germany, and the University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia’s oldest and...

Science minister taps on the grace of feminine wisdom

In his Budget Speech 2018, Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced that 2018 is earmarked as “Women Empowerment Year”. As one who ardently...

UPM receives RM1m to boost aerospace engineering

BY KHOIRUN NISA AHMAD SERDANG: Managing Director for Weststar Group, Tan Sri Syed Azman Syed Ibrahim donated a one million ringgit endowment fund to Universiti Putra...

Bent on finding a cure for cancer

Locally and internationally, Prof Teo Soo-Hwang is well known as a cancer researcher and has received many accolades for her untiring work in this...

Protecting cassava from disease? There’s an app for that

BY AMANDA RAMCHARAN Postdoctoral Researcher, Pennsylvania State University CASSAVA is one of the developing world’s most important crops. Its starchy roots and leaves are a...

Why do human forget?

THE brain, with its 100 billion neurons, allows us to do amazing things like learn multiple languages, or build things that send people into...

A NEW KIND OF CHIMERIC

Researchers have produced sheep-human hybrid embryos that could one day represent the future of organ donation – by using body parts grown inside unnatural,...

Scientists discovered bacteria that produce gold by digesting toxic metals

HIGH concentrations of heavy metals, like copper and gold, are toxic for most living creatures. This is not the case for the bacterium C....

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