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Govt urged to keep borders open for food supply

REGIONAL players in the food and beverages (F&B) industry, including Food Industry Asia (FIA) and the Asean Food and Beverage Alliance (AFBA),...

COVID-19: Cipta Kotak Intubasi, alat elak risiko jangkitan

BATU PAHAT: Selepas berjaya menghasilkan pelindung muka, penyelidik Universiti Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), pula mencipta ‘Kotak Intubasi’ untuk digunakan petugas perubatan ketika...

The Crisis Dashboard – Health, Economy, Climate, Energy

Using the latest data available, The Digest published this “Crisis Dashboard” visual guide showing what’s going on with ethanol retail prices, liquid energy...

COVID-19: MABIC lancar platform maya bantu salur maklumat

KUALA LUMPUR: Pusat Informasi Bioteknologi Malaysia (MABIC), hari ini, melancarkan Pusat Sains Media (SMC) Malaysia bagi membantu menyalurkan maklumat dan menyokong liputan...

ADT Biotech peroleh kelulusan KKM bekalkan kit RT-PCR kesan COVID-19

KUALA LUMPUR, 30 Mac -- ADT Biotech memperoleh kebenaran daripada Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM) untuk membekalkan kit ujian yang dikenali sebagai LyteStar 2019-nCoV...

Bioeconomy: State of the Industry 2020

Here are our 34 Takes. In all, 4 Crises, 10 Macro Trends, and 20 Emerging Trends we’d like to point your...

Topeng muka N95, 3 lapis paling sesuai

KUALA LUMPUR: Topeng muka kategori tiga lapisan dan N95 paling sesuai digunakan sebagai langkah pencegahan wabak coronavirus (COVID-19) kerana mampu menapis kira-kira...

BIOMEDICAL

Eli Lilly, Sitryx announce autoimmune alliance

Eli Lilly has revealed a new global licensing and research collaboration with Sitryx, in order to study up to four novel preclinical...

Coronavirus: Potential drug treatment starts UK trials

A drug that could help treat coronavirus is to be trialled on a small number of patients in England and Scotland.

COVID-19: Firma automotif global tawar kepakaran bina ventilator

PARIS: Industri automotif menawarkan kepakaran dan tenaga kerja kepada hospital dengan meningkatkan keupayaan membina mesin ventilator semasa pandemik COVID-19.

UKM, UMT produce hand sanitisers for campus use

Two public universities have taken the initiative to produce hand sanitisers for their respective campus communities to address health issues brought by...

COVID-19: Business Update

The current global pandemic is impacting virtually every aspect of the pharma and biopharma industry, from drug development, clinical trials, supplies, manufacturing,...

AGBIOTECH

Aquaculture bacertiophage firm joins fight against Covid-19

Proteon Pharmaceuticals, a company which has developed bactriophages for the aquaculture sector, has helped to establish a new Coronavirus Detection Center in...

Scientists Optimize Prime Editing for Rice and Wheat

David R. Liu and his colleagues at Harvard University have developed prime editing, a new genome editing approach, which uses engineered Cas9 nickase (H840A)-reverse transcriptase (RT)...

Unrestricted thoughts – After stimuls what?

The world has got their stimulus hoses out to put out the liquidity fires that have engulfed markets and economies throughout the...

FAMA to set up 97 fresh produce sale centres nationwide

PUTRAJAYA, March 31 -- The Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA) will set up new sales centres for fresh produce at 97 locations...

More protein and good for the planet: 9 reasons we should be eating microalgae

As the climate warms, the land we use for growing energy-intensive crops such as wheat and corn is becoming less productive. We need...

BIOINDUSTRIAL

Arkema Strategy Update

At a Strategy Update meeting on April 2, Arkema presents its ambition to become a world leader in Specialty Materials realigned around...

Focus Forward from Challenge to Opportunity: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to RFA’s 2020...

The Renewable Fuels Association released its 2020 Ethanol Industry Outlook, an annual publication that provides policymakers, regulators, consumers, the media, and renewable fuel advocates...

Driving towards the E20 destination, research reveals

A fifth of the petrol motorists put into their vehicles could be alcohol by 2030, according to new European research.It found that...

International Solid Waste Association Statement on Coronavirus Situation Globally

Regular waste collection services are a key-element for the quality of our urban lives. We understand how important they are only when...

MPOB questions synthetic palm oil production

THE Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) criticises the benefit of the newly developed synthetic palm oil as an alternative to the natural...