Saturday, April 10, 2021

Science & Space

UAE on edge as ‘Hope’ probe poised to enter Mars orbit

DUBAI: A tense half-hour on Tuesday will determine the fate of the UAE's "Hope" probe to Mars, as the Arab world's first space mission carries out a tricky manoeuvre to enter the Red Planet's orbit. If successful, the probe which is...

The science of zombies: Will the undead rise?

Hordes of brain-munching undead terrorising neighbourhoods make for fun television and movies, but zombies could never be real … or could they? There are in fact a growing number of documented examples in the animal kingdom of parasites that change...

Growing human organs in animals

Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country. The cutting-edge — but controversial — research involves implanting modified animal embryos with human...

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GOF foils five human smuggling attempts over nine days

KUCHING: The General Operations Force (GOF) foiled five human smuggling attempts during operations conducted between Apr 1 and 9. GOF...