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Monthly Archives: July 2020

Drug to treat yellow fever developed in Singapore

AN engineered monoclonal antibody treatment designed to treat people infected with the yellow fever virus has shown success in early stage clinical trials in...

New Earth Day Network Ambassador Melissa Tan to speak boldly for the...

KUALA LUMPUR: Zero waste advocate, Malaysian model, TV host and actress Melissa Tan has been appointed as Malaysia's Earth Day Network Ambassador, joining the...

Scientists record rapid carbon loss from warming peatlands

SCIENTISTS at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a direct relationship between climate warming and carbon loss in a peatland...

COVID-19 may cause deadly blood clots

COVID-19 may increase the risk of blot cots in women who are pregnant or taking estrogen with birth control or hormone replacement therapy, according...

Seafood products made from cells should be labeled cell-based

COMPANIES seeking to commercialize seafood products made from the cells of fish or shellfish should use the term "cell-based" on product labels, according to...

UK supports FAO’s locust-fighting efforts with £17 million contribution

ROME: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today welcomed a £ 17 million contribution from the United Kingdom to support...

Coral reefs show resilience to rising temperatures

RISING ocean temperatures have devastated coral reefs all over the world, but a recent study in Global Change Biology has found that reefs in the Eastern Tropical...

Lab-made virus mimics COVID-19 virus

AIRBORNE and potentially deadly, the virus that causes COVID-19 can only be studied safely under high-level biosafety conditions. Scientists handling the infectious virus must wear...

If relaxed too soon, physical distancing measures might have been all for naught

IF physical distancing measures in the United States are relaxed while there is still no COVID-19 vaccine or treatment and while personal protective equipment remains...

All about the hagfish

BY KESHINI SELVAM THE HAGFISH is an ancient fish which had existed since 300 million years ago. It is also known as slime eels. This...

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