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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

This section duly named Campus Corridor highlights news from around local institutions of higher learning.

Music and medicine

TEN MARA sponsored medical students from the Universiti Sains Malaysia-Karnataka Lingayat Education (USMKLE) International Medical Programme have made the country proud when they emerged...

Boosting regional, local aquaculture industries

BY TAN EWE HOE PENANG: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Indonesia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish an integrated marine environmental monitoring system to...

Cushioning impact of earthquakes

UPM researchers invent structural vibration absorber BY AZMAN ZAKRIA SERDANG: Researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) have successfully developed an innovative Structural Vibration Absorber Device which...

PhD thesis in ‘180 seconds’ by UKM students

BANGI: Just one static slide and three minutes to present a PhD thesis that comprises of minimum four years of research work. That is...

UKM specialist discover arthritis treatment using mesenchymal stem cell

BY ASMAHANIM AMIR CHERAS: The orthopaedic team of Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz (HCTM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) led by senior lecturer (Orthopedics & Arthroscopy), Dato’ Dr Badrul Akmal Hisham Md Yusoff has...

UKM researchers discover the 8000 years old prehistoric human skeleton

BY ASMAHANIM AMIR KUALA LUMPUR: A nearly complete prehistoric human skeleton estimated at 6,000 to 8,000 years ago was discovered by a group of researchers from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM),...

UKM Researchers Build Smallest Antenna Nano Satellite

BANGI: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) researchers, Prof Dr Mohammad Tariqul Islam, Prof Dr Norbahiah Misran and Dr Mohd Fais Mansor created history when they...

MICRONES helps overcome loss of crude palm oil during extraction

BY AZMAN ZAKARIA SERDANG: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) researchers, along with their research partners, have succeeded in developing Maceration Induced Cell Rupturing Oil Nut Extraction...

USM gets biomass power plant with three gasifiers

BY MAZLAN HANAFI BASHARUDIN NIBONG TEBAL: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) looks forward to be among the pioneers in renewable energy upon receiving a biomass power...

Boost for boiler industry

BY NOOR ESZEREEN JUFERI SERDANG: Universiti Putra Malaysia’s (UPM) Faculty of Agriculture has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malayan Flour Mills Berhad as...

UKM scientist discovers lightning in Antarctica

BY ASMAHANIM AMIR BANGI: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)’s Climate Change Institute scientist, Associate Professor Dr Wayan Suparta discovered lightning at Antartica, during his recent expedition. Wayan...

Nanosatellite MYSat to be launched into orbit

PENANG: A cube-shaped NanoSatellite named MYSat or Malaysia Youth Satellite would be launched into outer space to study the possibility of early detection of...

USM Archaeology team confirms prehistoric presence on local shores

BY MAZLAN HANAFI BASHARUDIN SEBERANG PERAI UTARA: The archaeology team from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) has unearthed skeletal remains estimated to be at least 5,000...

Spotlight on Ulam Raja

Study finds anti-diabetes chemicals in local salad eaten by Malay community RESEARCHERS in Malaysia have shown that the plant Cosmos caudatus Kunth contains chemicals that...

Maximising plant growth through light manipulation

PENANG: Associate Profes­sor Dr S Sreeraamanan from the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) School of Biological Sciences presented his project during the pitching session at...

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