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Yearly Archives: 2018

Plants as antifungal factories

RESEARCHERS from theSpanish Research Council (CSIC) at the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) and the Institute for Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology (IBMCP), in collaboration with the...

Centre of 9 pillars (Co9P)

The Co9P is a community-based centre to help nurture new Industry 4.0 (I4.0) innovations which will help accelerate technology scale-up for small and medium sized...

Reflection and renewal

As we draw the curtains on 2018, The Petri Dish’s Shamira Shamsuddin and Farah Nadzri asked young technopreneurs who are MTDC fund recipients to share...

Human actions impact wild salmon’s ability to evolve

ONCE spring-run chinook salmon disappear, they are not likely to re-emerge, indicates genetic analysis of the revered wild fish in a study led by...

Study shows how mussels handle microplastic fibre

HUMAN-MADE microplastics exist throughout the global ocean, from busy coastal areas to remote regions far from human habitation. They have myriad impacts: microplastics are...

Cancer hazard in old honey

A recently concluded workshop on communicating research hosted by Malaysian Biotechnology Information Centre (Mabic) and Monash University Malaysia, found potential “science journalists” among researchers....

Monash-created zebrafish model to aid epilepsy research

A recently concluded workshop on communicating research hosted by Malaysian Biotechnology Information Centre (Mabic) and Monash University Malaysia, found potential “science journalists” among researchers....

Your brain on imagination: It’s a lot like reality, study shows

IMAGINE a barking dog, a furry spider or another perceived threat and your brain and body respond much like they would if you experienced...

An ancient strain of plague may have led to the decline of Neolithic Europeans

A TEAM of researchers from France, Sweden, and Denmark have identified a new strain of Yersinia pestis, the bacteria that causes plague, in DNA...

What makes rain smell so good?

ARE you a pluviophile, a person who loves rain and the smell of rain? Did you know that the earthy smell when rain hits...

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