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Bidayuh folk consume medicinal plants worth RM32k

THE value of traditional medicinal plants consumed by the Bidayuh native community in Sarawak each year is notably substantial at about RM32,300 (US$7,600) annually. This...

Scientists theorise new origin story for Earth’s water

EARTH’S WATER may have originated from both asteroidal material and gas left over from the formation of the Sun, according to new research. The...

Beating cancer with our immune system

The 2018 Nobel Prize Laureates for Medicine, Prof Tasuku Honjo at the University of Kyoto and Prof James Allison at Texas MD Anderson Cancer...

The Lion’s Mane mushroom, culinary and curative

BY DR WONG KAH HUI EDIBLE mushrooms represent an untapped source of nutraceuticals. They are treasured as functional food that can improve our health and...

Mouse pups with same-sex parents born in China using stem cells and gene editing

RESEARCHERS at the Chinese Academy of Sciences were able to produce healthy mice with two mothers that went on to have normal offspring of their own. Mice from two...

UKM researchers receive RM826,500 for iG-R&R research

BANGI: Smart and Sustainable Township Research Centre (SUTRA), Faculty of Engineer- ing at and Built Environment (FKAB), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) receives RM826, 500 research grant from Malaysia Highway Authority...

UPM lecturers participate in a two-way research programme in Taiwan

NEIPU, TAIWAN: Researchers from the Department of Land Manage-ment, Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) participated in a Two-way Research programme at the National Pingtung University of...

Oil firm fuels STEM education in Terengganu

KUALA TERENGGANU: Exxon-Mobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc. (EMEPMI) continued its support for education programmes in Terengganu by backing the annual state-level competitions - Terengganu-ExxonMobil-Mathematics Innovation Challenge (TExMIC) and...

Insightful learning journey at Mabic

IF you are a student who yearns for knowledge, new experiences and good exposure to science communication and science journalism, Malaysian Biotechnology Information Centre (Mabic) is a place for...

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