Author: Jasmine Leong

News: 160 New Species Discovered at Mount Kinabalu, Sabah

News: 160 New Species Discovered at Mount Kinabalu, Sabah

At 13,345 feet above sea level, a group of Dutch researchers from the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in collaboration with Sabah Parks, discovered 160 new species previously unrecorded in Mount Kinabalu, Malaysia. Kinabalu Park, located in the East Malaysian state of Sabah, is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

News: L’Oreal Malaysia For Women in Science Fellowships 2012 awarded to 3 young Malaysian female researchers

News: L’Oreal Malaysia For Women in Science Fellowships 2012 awarded to 3 young Malaysian female researchers

This collaborative effort by L’oreal Malaysia and UNESCO rewards 3 young female researchers for the excellence and feasibility of their scientific project for the L’Oreal For Women in Science 2012 program.

News: CREST calls out to E & E Global Investors

News: CREST calls out to E & E Global Investors

The Collaborative Research in Engineering Science and Technology Centre (CREST) was launched in Bukit Jambul, Penang by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop early June. CREST aims to create a platform to gather academia, government agencies and key industry players to […]

Workshop: Introductory Bioinformatics Workshop at Perdana University

Workshop: Introductory Bioinformatics Workshop at Perdana University

The six-day workshop will be held on the 9th-14th July 2012 at the Perdana University Interim Campus, Serdang. A keynote lecture entitled “Future of Bioinformatics: Challenges and Opportunities” will also be delivered by Assoc. Prof. Tan Tin Wee from the National University of Singapore (NUS). […]

News: 12 Tonnes of Oil Palm Biomass Shipped to Italy

News: 12 Tonnes of Oil Palm Biomass Shipped to Italy

MYBiomass Sdn. Bhd., a unit under the Malaysia Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) shipped twelve tonnes of oil palm biomass to a pilot plant in Italy that converts raw material into industrial sugar. “We are excited by the pace of development as we watch […]

News: Eppendorf Asia Pacific Supports BioNexus Companies

News: Eppendorf Asia Pacific Supports BioNexus Companies

Eppendorf Asia Pacific (AP) Sdn. Bhd. has recently announced its support for BioNexus-status companies in Malaysia. In addition to the benefits provided by BiotechCorp, these companies will be receiving additional support in the form of preferential prices and free maintenance support from Eppendorf AP. This […]

News: New Method for Continuous Production of Carbon Nanotubes by USM researchers

News: New Method for Continuous Production of Carbon Nanotubes by USM researchers

Being the first in South East Asia, a team of researchers lead by Prof. Dr Abdul Rahman Mohamed from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) discovered the continuous production method of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) using rotation reactor. The method developed is reported to be significantly more efficient […]

News: Commemorative Stamps and First Day Cover of the Malaysian Antarctic Research Programme

News: Commemorative Stamps and First Day Cover of the Malaysian Antarctic Research Programme

Commemorative Stamps and First Day Cover of the Malaysian Antarctic Research Programme (MARP) was launched by Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) at the National Science Centre, Bukit Kiara early March. In conjunction with Tahun Sains Gerakan […]