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New Spider Species Bagged By Students On Field Course
2014-03-28 18:07:58

Pensoft Publishers As a spin-off (pun intended) of their Tropical Biodiversity course in Malaysian Borneo, a team of biology students discover a new spider species, build a makeshift taxonomy lab, write a joint publication and send it off to a major taxonomic journal. Discovering a new spider species was not what she had anticipated when she signed up for her field course in Tropical Biodiversity, says Elisa Panjang, a Malaysian master's student from Universiti Malaysia Sabah. She is...

2008-08-24 22:57:37

KOTA KINABALU: Universiti Malaysia Sabah's first batch of doctors will be graduating from its School of Medicine in its 7th convocation today. Thirty graduates will be the first doctors from the university. The school of medicine was set up five years ago. One student will also be receiving a royal award during the ceremony. A total of 3,927 students will be receiving their scrolls over the two-day ceremony at the university's chancellery hall. On Thursday, 64 students received the...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.