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Malaysia to enter 10 new halal markets via OBOR

SEOUL: Malaysia will expand its halal services to 10 new countries through China’s US$1 trillion investment -- One Belt, One Road (OBOR)...

Sektor tani sokong usaha jadikan Malaysia negara keusahawanan – Mohd Redzuan

KUALA TERENGGANU: Kerajaan berusaha menjadikan Malaysia sebagai negara keusahawanan untuk mencapai matlamat melahirkan rakyat berpendapatan tinggi dan tidak bergantung kepada bantuan kerajaan...

Let’s make Malaysia great again!

AT the close of the first year of its rule, the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s achievement came under the spotlight.

NST Leader: Harvests and thorns

THIS Leader is about padi farming, and all things attached to it. The good. The bad. And everything in between. And a...

Tree planting project to boost entrepreneurship skills

KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 (Bernama) -- A total of 163 participants under the Rancangan Pinggiran Felcra Rompin, Jempol in Negeri Sembilan, will...

Revotropix Paulownia Farming BCDP project

Green Afforestation International Network (Gain-Green) has signed an agreement with participants from Rompin (represented by the Committee Members of Tanaman Semula Berkelompok...

Seoul seeks to nurture bio-health as key pillar of economy

SEJONG (South Korea), May 15 (Bernama) -- South Korea will seek ways to boost the bio-health industry as a key pillar of...

BIOMEDICAL

25 Up-and-Coming Gene Therapies of 2019

Data released May 9 by the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) illustrates the growth of clinical activity where gene therapy is concerned.

Life-saving potential of AI demonstrated in new healthcare research

Artificial intelligence is slowly but surely starting to change the way a whole range of industries operate. Healthcare researchers are now uncovering...

Hey Google. Is This Lung Cancer?

A team led by researchers at Google AI in Mountain View, CA, has developed a deep-learning model that can predict lung malignancies....

Genomics’ “Green” Future

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) is nearing the halfway point of a major strategic planning process, one that aims to...

Class of 2019

A high proportion of this year’s Drugs to Watch list address rare and orphan diseases The dynamics of...

AGBIOTECH

Bringing back the science in pet food

Pet food studies can be quite expensive, but are pivotal to bringing the science back to the conversation before pet owners decide...

Self-farming aquaculture? It’s closer than you think…

With remote robots set to carry out more and more routine tasks and facial-recognition software being applied to salmon, automation is already...

KADA rancang jadikan Kelantan pengeluar kopi

TUMPAT: Petani di Kelantan digalakkan menjadikan kopi sebagai tanaman sampingan bagi meningkatkan pendapatan mereka berikutan biji kopi mempunyai permintaan tinggi dan boleh...

Cell-based seafood and the future of food: part II

Mike Selden, CEO of Finless Foods, explains how cell-based seafood can complement conventional aquaculture in helping to feed the planet without destroying...

Soybean Meal Has Potential to Move Higher

Soybean meal is making moves to the upside with futures at the CME Group now at or above the $300 per ton...

BIOINDUSTRIAL

New fibre-based ready meal trays from Huhtamaki to replace black plastic

The hopes are high when a high-end retailer, a premium food manufacturer, an innovative fibre material producer and a food packaging specialist...

Japanese consortium collaborates on biofuel test engine

Engine developer Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG) has announced a collaboration with shipowner Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) for the research and development...

Heavy-duty diesels deliver climate benefits along with freight

The future for diesel technologies in freight transportation is bright, even as new fuels and technologies enter the marketplace, thanks to diesel’s...

DBKL saves RM15,000 on waste-processing

KUALA LUMPUR: The project to process organic waste from the Kuala Lumpur Wholesale Market helped Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) save RM15,000...

Biome Bioplastics applauds findings of Plastics in the Bioeconomy report

Biome Bioplastics has welcomed the findings of a new report by the Biomass Biorefinery Network (BBNet), which has identified significant potential for...