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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Why does everyone have unique voice?

HAVE you ever thought about how interesting it is that you can instantly identify the voice of your favorite singer? What would life be...

How do birds build their nests?

EVERY species of birds have their own unique methods and materials to build their nest that keep their chicks safe from harm. Birds can...

Sabah shines in multiple growth areas

BY DATUK SERI PANGLIMA WILFRED MADIUS TANGAU Land Below the Wind records RM165b in cumulative investment since 2008 THE Sabah Development Corridor (SDC) has just celebrated...

What is world’s most venomous plant?

“GYMPIE GYMPIE’ is hardly the name you’d expect for a stinging-plant. It looks quite harmless too, but in reality, the Gympie-Gympie is one of the...

GM corn is safe and healthier than unmodified varieties

A TEAM of Italian scientists examining data from multiple peer-reviewed studies on genetically engineered corn. The study published in the renowned journal Scientific Reports concluded...

First zinc maize variety launched to reduce malnutrition

COLOMBIA: A new zincenriched maize variety was released in Colombia on February 23 to help combat malnutrition in South America. Zinc is an essential...

Scientists mimic neural tissue in Army-funded research

US Army-funded researchers at Brandeis University have discovered a process for engineering next-generation soft materials with embedded chemical networks that mimic the behavior of...

Study quantifies cost of delayed GM canola adoption in Australia

WHAT is the cost of delaying GM crop adoption? Experts from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and SGA Solutions answered this question using the...

Why we feel itchy after got bitten by mosquito?

YOU are playing outside with your friends, when suddenly; a red, itchy welt rises up on your skin. Without thinking or even knowing why...

Brightly-coloured bacteria could be used to ‘grow’ paints

RESEARCHERS have unlocked the genetic code behind some of the brightest and most vibrant colours in nature. The paper, published in the journal PNAS,...

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