25 C
Kuala Lumpur
Thursday, June 4, 2020

Monthly Archives: April 2020

Anti dengue drug from rubber trees!

THE rubber industry, unlike many other commodity-related industries in Malaysia is booming with soaring demand for latex surgical gloves with the Covid-19 pandemic. However, if...

Science Speaks, ISAAA’s science portal is up and running

TO continue its goal of providing effective platforms of communicating science to major stakeholders from different parts of the world, the International Service for...

Coronaviruses and bats have been evolving together for millions of years

BATS do a lot of good for the world -- they pollinate plants, they eat disease-carrying insects, and they help disperse seeds that help...

They live in the most biodiverse place on Earth but they go hungry

MASSIVE seasonal floods mean many ribeirinhos - a marginalised social group who live alongside rivers in Brazil's Amazonian floodplain forests, struggle to catch enough...

FAO, UN fight locust plague amid Covid-19 pandemic

ROME: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN is continuing its efforts to contain the Desert Locust upsurge in East Africa despite restrictions...

Key nose cells identified as likely COVID-19 virus entry points

TWO specific cell types in the nose have been identified as likely initial infection points for COVID-19 coronavirus. Scientists discovered that goblet and ciliated...

COVID-19 could not have come at a worse time for vulnerable communities across West...

West Africa and the Sahel region in particular have long been prone to droughts and food shortages, and over the past decade, rising insecurity....

ISAAA global coordinator: Policies, ethics, religions, all constitute science communications

COMMUNICATING SCIENCE is not just about communicating the science of the technology, but also talking about policies, regulations, ethics, and religion and many other things that...

Coalition: Avert global food security crisis amid fight against pandemic

A COALITION has called on world leaders urgently to maintain open trade of their surplus food products. The Call to Action has been made...

Back from the COVID dead in Ecuador, after hospital mixup

QUITO: An Ecuadoran woman who was pronounced dead of COVID-19 suddenly woke up in the hospital, to the delight and relief of relatives who...

MOST POPULAR

HOT NEWS