Tuesday, July 6, 2021

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Disrupted sleep may lead to declining cognitive function of elderly men

CANBERRA: Australian researchers have found that disrupted sleep for elderly men may contribute to declining cognitive functions, reported Xinhua. In a study published recently, the team from the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health (AISH) at Flinders University in South Australia...

Researchers to study climate change and Borneo’s indigenous peoples

KUCHING: The Institute of Borneo Studies at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) has initiated a research enquiry entitled “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Borneo’s Indigenous Peoples”. The enquiry, among other things, will help to substantiate claims by previous research that helping the...

Research on early childhood education in state planned

KUCHING: The Ministry of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development may have a strategic partnership with the Sarawak Association for Development of Professionalism in Education (Profes) to conduct research on early childhood education in the state. Datuk Seri...

Malaysian butterfly species facing extinction, 16-year-long research forced to stop

MELAKA: Did you know that there is a butterfly species that can fly back and forth from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur 44 times in its life span of 14 days? Known as Idea lynceus, this species which is also known...

Activated carbon from dabai seeds

KUCHING: Ice cream from ‘dabai’, anyone? What about dabai soap? Yes, there is such a thing. Few people know it, but it is true. At the very least, soap can be made to smell like dabai which, by the...

More research on hydrogen needed

KUCHING: Sarawak could be part of the hydrogen production league with the success of the state’s research and development efforts in hydrogen and the possibility of reducing its production cost over time, contributing to the increasing global demand for...

Research further into oil palm waste

By Natasha Jee & Nia Natasha Hasenan KUCHING: The Sarawak government has requested Craun Research Sdn Bhd to conduct further research into oil palm waste. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said just like waste from sago palm that...

SARS-CoV-2 can survive for 28 days on surfaces

CANBERRA: Australian researchers have found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, can live for up to 28 days on common surfaces including banknotes and glass. The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) on Monday published the new research...

‘Verify your facts’

KUCHING: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) educationist Prof Datuk Dr Teo Kok Seong was asked to verify his facts following his negative remarks on the Sarawak government’s initiative to set up international schools to provide better education for Sarawak children. Management...

Palm oil as bio-jet fuel?

KUCHING: Palm oil could soon be used as a raw material to produce bio-jet fuel, said Federal Deputy Plantation and Commodities Minister Willie Mongin. “In China, they have done a research where palm oil could be produced into bio-jet fuel...
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Dash for freedom comes to an end

PADAWAN: After a five-day search, the last two fugitives from the Puncak Borneo Prison at Jalan Puncak Borneo here...
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