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Econ 4.0: How digital is your trade?

Here is a modern corporate fable. A bunch of millennial entrepreneurs launch a company and sign a contract to buy a dozen...

Flora, fauna Tapak RAMSAR kini terancam

KUALA LUMPUR: Aktiviti pembangunan tanah sekitarnya serta pencerobohan haram, kini mengancam flora dan fauna kawasan Tanah Lembab Berkepentingan Antarabangsa (RAMSAR) yang ada...

World Bank to review again Malaysia’s 2020 GDP growth

KUALA LUMPUR: The World Bank Group is reviewing Malaysia’s economic growth again for 2020, measured by gross domestic product (GDP), given the 2019...

Pelajar universiti hasilkan inovasi penapis air minuman

KUANTAN: Pelajar Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) menghasilkan inovasi penapis air minuman yang pertama di negara ini menggunakan habuk kayu jenis resak (vatica...

Leaders must show excellent capability, avoid having intergrity questioned, says Tun M

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 -- Leaders must exhibit a high level of capability so that their integrity is not easily challenged, said Prime...

Targeted fiscal stimulus can sustain growth momentum

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia must spend “a bit” more this year after the local economy grows at its slowest pace in a decade,...

Susun program pembudayaan amalan membaca secara sistematik

BANGI: Sumber pembacaan dalam arus digital tanpa sekatan menjadi ‘gelanggang’ penyebaran berita palsu dan kandungan yang merosakkan masyarakat, kata Tun Dr Mahathir...

BIOMEDICAL

Singapore to reduce and control BP in hypertensive patients

Multi-country intervention trial to improve hypertension management, led by Duke-NUS Medical  School in Singapore, in partnership with the International Centre for...

Bahayakah asid borik yang dihadam?

Asid borik berwarna putih, tidak mempunyai bau dan hampir tidak mempunyai sebarang rasa. Ia kelihatan seperti garam biasa jika diproses dalam...

In fighting outbreaks like COVID-19, Big Pharma struggles to get out front

LONDON – Sanofi has joined the race to combat coronavirus as the outbreak is kindling fears of a pandemic. The question is whether...

Three Ways Clinical Trials Will be Enhanced in 2020

New methods for collecting, analyzing, and sharing clinical trial data are needed in the era of personalized medicine. Beginning this year,...

Top 10 Life Sciences Jobs Most in Demand over the Next Decade

Two commercial real estate firms with a significant presence in the marketing of life sciences properties have issued reports over the past...

AGBIOTECH

Guarana berpotensi besar alternatif sawit, getah

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia berpotensi menjadi pengeluar tunggal produk guarana di Asia Tenggara jika ia dibangunkan sebagai tanaman alternatif bagi komoditi getah dan...

Plant Proteins – Redefining Meat with Science: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Beyond...

Subway recently launched the Beyond Meatball Marinara sub in Canada, Dunkin’ Donuts with Beyond Sausage, Del Taco with Beyond Taco and...

Perbetul persepsi makanan sunah

Aliran pemakanan yang mempengaruhi inovasi industri makanan sejak beberapa dekad ialah makanan sihat, mudah dan mapan. Pengguna lebih cenderung memilih makanan berorientasikan...

Reaping a good future with pineapples

SELANGAU: Residents of Rumah Seliau in Ulu Oya near here will soon have a stable side income once their land is developed...

Borneo Eco Fish, SugarBun ink tilapia supply agreement

KUCHING, Feb 17 – Sarawak’s tilapia fish supplier, Borneo Eco Fish Sdn Bhd, has signed a supply agreement with the state's largest homegrown...

BIOINDUSTRIAL

From cooking oil to environmentally friendly 3D printing resin

Apparently, microbes like MacDonald’s as well. Researchers at U of T Scarborough have for the first time turned waste cooking oil from...

Mayor Bloomberg’s take on agriculture

So, that’s the Bloomberg take on agriculture. Fegeddaboudthe rest. Seed development, land valuation and preparation, market forecasting, environmental stewardship, crop selection and...

What impact do Low Carbon Fuel Standards have on fuel prices?

There are horse whisperers and there are fuel price whisperers. The latter, they beguile us with their charts and tables and reports...

Compostable plastics break down in less than 22 days in real life industrial composting

A recent study by Wageningen University & Research (WUR), Netherlands, analysed the fate of compostable packaging products in a full- scale industrial...

B20 implementation can improve air quality: Kok

KUALA LUMPUR,  Feb 19 -- Implementing the B20 biodiesel programme could improve air quality especially in areas facing traffic congestion like the Klang Valley...