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Why successful B2B organisations are going DTC
Direct-to-consumer (DTC) e-commerce is gathering pace, with retail e-commerce in the Asia Pacific region growing by 26.4% in 2020. The benefit of selling directly to consumers and bypassing third-party retailers has driven an unprecedented number of organisations to hop onto the DTC bandwagon. While business-to-business (B2B) organisations explore the potential of this profitable new growth channel, […]
Thailand jangka hasilkan vaksin Covid-19 menjelang akhir tahun
BANGKOK – Vaksin tempatan RNA messenger (mRNA) Covid-19 Thailand dikenali ChulaCov19 dijangka tersedia pada akhir tahun ini atau awal tahun depan. Wakil jurucakap Kementerian Luar Natapanu Nopakun berkata, calon vaksin, yang dibangunkan Universiti Chulalongkorn itu sedang di fasa ketiga ujian klinikal dan menunjukkan kemajuan memberangsangkan.
High-oleic Tobacco Seed Oil for Bio-diesel Produced Using CRISPR-Cas9
Researchers at Hebei University of Engineering and Sichuan University in China used CRISPR-Cas9 to boost the oleic acid content in tobacco oil. This breakthrough could help improve the properties of bio-diesel derived from tobacco. The results are published in BMC Plant Biology. Tobacco seed oil is a suitable feedstock for bio-diesel production. However, this seed oil is susceptible to oxidation […]
The rise of alternative oyster growing methods in the USA
When many people think of oysters they envision a cluster of odd-shaped, rock-like objects, typically growing on some hard surface on or near the seafloor. According to FAO figures, in 1952 global oyster aquaculture production surpassed wild harvests for the first time – with 306,930 and 302,526 tonnes reported, respectively.