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2013-12-06 04:20:06

Selangor, Malaysia, Dec 6, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - A technique to preserve cells from the rare and popular Tigers Milk Mushroom for later use is published this month in the Journal of Tropical Agriculture Science. The mushroom; Lignosus rhinoceros, is widely used by indigenous communities across Malaysia, but there are not enough to meet demand. The researchers adapted a process already used to preserve other fungi, and believe their method provides an easy and inexpensive option for...

2013-09-13 23:19:54

Advertising.my, the leading out-of-home (OOH) media agency will be launching more services to complement its current offerings to the clients around the nation. Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Advertising.my recently announced its expansion plans that include the opening of more channels in advertising particularly in the OOH media for more exposure in the branding and marketing campaigns of its clients. Advertising.my has been involved in above, below and...

2012-12-05 06:20:08

Selangor, Malaysia, Dec 5, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Microsporidiosis is a disease caused by highly infective parasitic microsporidian. The spores of microsporidian, known as pebrine, infect almost all ages, stages, breeds and hybrids of silkworms. A recent publication by Singh and colleagues in the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science explores a range of methods to combat this disease - a key task that determines the future of the sericulture industry.The disease is primarily...

2012-12-05 06:20:05

Selangor, Malaysia, Dec 5, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Rashila Ramli and colleagues from Universiti Kebangsaan in Malaysia have developed a model to improve human security in Southeast Asia. The so-called "Bangi approach to Human Security (BAGHUS)" is outlined in the latest edition of the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities.Human security as promoted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 1994, has seven dimensions; economic, environmental, political, food,...

2012-09-06 08:20:07

Selangor, Malaysia, Sept 6, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Genetic studies of Myotis muricola, otherwise known as the Wall-roosting Mouse-eared bat or Nepalese Whiskered Myotis, suggest that it consists of not one, but two distinct species.M. muricola is widespread on the Malay Archipelago, a region with an island geography that provides natural boundaries and as a result displays some of the richest biodiversity in the world. Until now scientists had compared the shape and size of Myotis bats...

2012-09-05 08:20:04

Selangor, Malaysia, Sept 5, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - A study on the emotional and behavioural adjustments of children from inter-ethnic and mono-ethnic families in Malaysia challenges traditional assumptions about inter-ethnic families. The research finds that children from mixed Malay-Chinese parentage have fewer emotional and behavioural problems than their mono-ethnic peers and could have important implications for child development and interventions in Malaysia.Inter-ethnic children are...

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2009-05-07 14:55:00

A Malaysian lawmaker warned Thursday that the nation's spectacular firefly population is under threat of destruction within months due to large-scale land clearing. The fireflies are one of Malaysia's leading tourist attractions. "If we do not do anything, the lights will go out for the fireflies by the end of the year," Elizabeth Wong, who oversees tourism and environmental affairs in the Malaysian state of Selangor, told the AFP. Conservation groups had notified Malaysia's government about...

2008-10-06 00:00:33

PUTRAJAYA: Only 10 of the 3,095 petrol stations in the country have run out of supply, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Shahrir Abdul Samad said yesterday. Of the number, four are in Kelantan, two each in Kuala Lumpur and Pahang, and one each in Selangor and Johor. Shahrir said the situation was caused by station operators failing to stock up before the festive period. The surge in demand and late deliveries by the oil companies also contributed to the situation, he...

2008-09-25 00:00:23

By Hamisah Hamid BOSTON: The Penang International Airport will be the second airport after the KL International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang to be recognised as a "green" airport, says Malaysia Airports Holdings (MAHB) managing director Datuk Seri Bashir Ahmad. The airport operator is currently taking steps to make all airports under its management environmentally-friendly. "We will start with the international airports. It is going to be slightly harder (with the other domestic airports) as...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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