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How to get the most fuel out of microalgae?

      Direct electrolysis has mixed results for extracting fuel sources from microalgae. Selangor, Malaysia - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers are investigating ways to improve biodiesel production by using electrical...

Better aquaculture management rewards Malaysia’s fish farmers

New study identifies most important factors influencing livelihood of small-scale fish farmers in Malaysia Selangor, Malaysia - (ACN Newswire) - Small-scale fish farmers in Malaysia earn 2.5 times...

Looking for ways to measure tumour aggression

Tests show an association between how aggressive a tumour is and the levels of sugar and inflammatory proteins in the blood. Selangor, Malaysia - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers...

Malaysian medicinal herb has anti-diabetic properties

Chemical analysis of the plant Cosmos caudatus Kunth reveals that it contains substances that can lower blood sugar naturally. Selangor, Malaysia - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers in Malaysia...

Protecting rice plants by exploiting their natural defences

Analysis of chemical signals sent by plants under attack by brown planthopper could help in natural control of pest Selangor, Malaysia - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers in Indonesia...

Too hot for rice?

Farmers will need to know how rising temperatures in Thailand will affect their rice crops. Selangor, Malaysia - (ACN Newswire) - The seeds of Thailand's well-known jasmine rice...

Indonesian Sufism rejects radical Islam

Certain aspects of an indigenous Sufi culture in Western Indonesia appear to protect it against radical Islamic ideology. Selangor, Malaysia - (ACN Newswire) - The Minangkabau people in...

Mangroves vital for environmental decontamination

Mangrove trees, particularly their leaf litter, filter copper out of soil and water in Indonesia Selangor, Malaysia -- Grey mangrove trees, Avicennia marina, filter heavy metals...