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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Cellphone technology developed to detect HIV

INVESTIGATORS from Brigham and Women's Hospital have designed a portable and affordable mobile diagnostic tool, utilizing a cellphone and nanotechnology, with the ability to...

Changing temperatures help corn production in US

THE past 70 years have been good for corn production in the midwestern United States, with yields increasing fivefold since the 1940s. Much of...

MPOB: Oil palm a more viable cash crop

KUALA LUMPUR: Being the most widely used and traded cash crop in the world and yet the most controversial, palm oil is here to...

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’ll be women of the future?

SINGAPORE: Following an overwhelming response to its call to recognise talented young women across the region, the Women of the Future Awards Southeast Asia...

Genes that can ‘beef up’ cattle

BEEF cattle improvement programmes have focused for decades on promoting the rapid growth of calves. Now, the goal is to improve other traits, such...

What animal has teeth in its stomach?

The animal that has teeth in the stomach is a lobster. Lobsters have their teeth in their stomach. They chew their food in their stomach, which is very...

How do hot air balloons work?

A HOT AIR BALLOON is a unique flying craft which works because of hot air rises. By heating the air inside the balloon with the burner, it...

Astronomers discover the giant that shaped the early days of Milky Way

SOME ten billion years ago, the Milky Way merged with a large galaxy. The stars from this partner, named Gaia-Enceladus, make up most of...

How sleeping in a car can kill you?

FOR many of us the car is not only a vehicle that we use to travel from Point A to Point B. Some of us take a...

UM food scientist takes ‘Women in Science’ award

KUALA LUMPUR: University of Malaya (UM) researcher Dr Chai Lay (pix) Ching was awarded the L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science National Fellowship for her...

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