Greater food security issues ahead, says FSMOne Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians will be facing greater food security issues as food items, even eating out, will be more expensive, FSMOne Malaysia. FSMOne research manager...

Ten Years of CRISPR

Ten years ago, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna published the study that paved the way for a new kind of genome editing: the suite...

Aquaculture is the key driver in seafood sector growth, says FAO

Significant growth in aquaculture has driven global fisheries and aquaculture production to a record high as aquatic foods make an increasingly critical contribution to...

Pineapple, vanilla, sugarcane: These flavourful foods have a surprising second life

NEW YORK, June 28 ― Pineapple, vanilla and sugarcane may evoke an ingredient list for a delicious tropical cocktail but they also have something...

Malaysia bounces back from economic bumps with stable productivity growth

MALAYSIA’S productivity growth rebounded to 1.8% last year with RM90,697 per person compared to -5.3% at RM89,106 per person in 2020. International Trade and Industry Deputy...

Biopharma Digitization Impacting the Entire Supply Chain

Growing biopharmaceutical industry interest in data-driven production is impacting all parts of the supply chain. Which, when looked at from another perspective, means suppliers...

FGV remains committed to investing, expanding range of sustainable agribusiness

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 (Bernama) -- FGV Holdings Bhd (FGV) remains committed to investing and expanding toward a broader range of sustainable and synergised agribusinesses, and...

Circular economy on recycling is the best way forward, say NGOs

PETALING JAYA: A “circular economy” on recycling should be the way forward for Malaysians as they use and consume products that minimises our use...

‘Make Halal Your Top Choice’ campaign hoped to increase country’s halal...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 (Bernama) -- The 'Make Halal Your Top Choice' campaign is hoped to increase the country's halal exports, besides attracting more...

Novartis invests $250m in malaria elimination commitment

Novartis has endorsed the ‘Kigali Declaration’ on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) by announcing a five-year financial commitment of $250m. The Kigali Summit on Malaria and...

Artificial photosynthesis can produce food without sunshine

Photosynthesis has evolved in plants for millions of years to turn water, carbon dioxide, and the energy from sunlight into plant biomass and the...

New PET-like plastic made directly from waste biomass

It is becoming increasingly obvious that moving away from fossil fuels and avoiding the accumulation of plastics in the environment are key to addressing...

Malaysia tingkat daya tahan hadapi impak perubahan iklim

KUALA LUMPUR: Kerajaan bersetuju melaksanakan beberapa tindakan bagi meningkatkan daya tahan dan kesediaan negara menghadapi impak perubahan iklim, kata Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. Perdana...

Health system being strengthened to face future pandemics

KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has stressed that efforts to strengthen the country's public health system must be made from now,...

Acylhydrazone-based polymers: The key to greater crop yields?

A research team from the University of Birmingham has discovered a group of acylhydrazone-based polymers, which may be critical in encouraging bacteria to form growth-promoting ecosystems. The...

PetChem to produce maleic anhydride in Kuantan by 1H25

KUALA LUMPUR: Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd (PCG) has signed an agreement with its joint venture (JV) company, BASF Petronas Chemicals Sdn Bhd (BPC), to acquire the...

Six in 10 Employees in Malaysia Would Prefer Flexibility Over a...

As the idea of a four-day work week continues to gain traction across Southeast Asia, new Qualtrics research reveals 60% of full-time employees in...

Moderna bangunkan kemudahan vaksin baharu di Britain

LONDON: Firma Bioteknologi Amerika Syarikat (AS), Moderna, akan membina pusat penyelidikan dan pembuatan baharu yang berpusat di Britain bagi membangunkan vaksin varian baharu COVID-19...

Teknologi pertanian pintar jamin sekuriti makanan

Kuala Kangsar: Teknologi terkini dalam sektor pertanian dilihat sebagai jalan terbaik memastikan kelangsungan bekalan makanan di negara ini terjamin melalui impak pengeluaran makanan yang...

From forgotten fabric to eco-friendly star, hemp is making a comeback

PARIS, June 18 — Light years away from the tech used to develop more sustainable materials, a fibre used in textiles for centuries, hemp,...