• Apr : 13 : 2014 - The Health Risks of Wearing A Bra
  • Mar : 30 : 2014 - The Health Benefits of Bra
  • Mar : 16 : 2014 - Who Invented The First Bra?
  • Feb : 23 : 2014 - Cats vs Dogs Superpower: Ultraviolet Vision
  • Feb : 22 : 2014 - First Dinosaur Fossil Found in Malaysia
  • Feb : 18 : 2014 - Big Data at Rainfall Prediction
  • Feb : 16 : 2014 - Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit – Iron Man Suit
  • Feb : 9 : 2014 - Communication Beyond the Grave
  • Jan : 13 : 2014 - Positive Correlation Between Racism and Biological Aging
  • Jan : 12 : 2014 - Text Message: Have you vaccinated?

Archive for November, 2008

A fast and cheap mercury detection method was developed last week, and a method to detect pesticide in food has been developed this week.  This method is developed by ETH Zurish chemists, Renato Zenobi and Matthias Jecklin, to detect pesticide residues.  The detection method uses a faster mass spectrometric method to detect pesticide residues in foodstuffs.  A gadget can be designed so that consumers can know if the daily food   Read More ...

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“Resting to walk a longer distance,” is a Chinese proverb.  It has the same meaning as English proverb “after dinner sit a while, after supper walk a mile.”  This ‘resting’ philosophy has been proved by a recent study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research’s Seventh Annual International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research. The study showed that exercise is important in reducing women’s cancer risk, and sleeping   Read More ...

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Who say biologists are nerd and bore? We too can produce “LOL” and “ahem…” type of “professional jokes”, from molecular biologists to molecular biologists, and only molecular biologists can catch it. Sit back and have fun~ ========== quote start ========== “I’ve been single-stranded too long! Lonely ATGCATG would like to pair up with congenial TACGTAC.” “Menage a trois! Ligand seeks two receptors into binding and mutual phosphorylation. Let’s get together   Read More ...

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Shortage of PhDs to be lecturers in tertiary education has been a long problem.  There are many cocky Malaysian lecturers who think they are the mighty in the university.  Guess what?  These people only hold Masters Degree. Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education came up with a programme to select candidates to pursue Doctor of Philosophy degree.  The programme is known as the Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship.  Deputy Minister Datuk   Read More ...

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Sperm’s tail generates thrust to swim.  Sperm’s tail is the structure that determines how fast the sperm swim has been a common scientific belief.  However a paper published by Stuart Humphries, Jonathan P Evans and Leigh W Simmons in BMC Evolutionary Biology suggested otherwise.  According to the researchers, there is no evidence linking the tail length to swimming speed.  The speed of a sperm should be look from head to   Read More ...

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One of the deadliest pandemics in human history is the Black Death a.k.a. Black Plague, which is highly suspected to be caused by Yersinia pestis bacterium.  Although Influenza has been thought to be the next pandemic, scientists found that the next pandemic could be caused by rats. A paper will be published in the December issue of the Journal of Medical Microbiology suggesting the biggest and most common rats in   Read More ...

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Baby baboon, “Daddy, can we have banana for dinner?” Daddy baboon, “No!  We’ll be having mash banana for dinner.” Baby baboon, “But we’re having mash banana for dinner since you’re the king.” Daddy baboon, “I said MASH BANANAAAAA!” A report published in the November 20th issue of Current Biology shows that baboons are loyal animal who follow what their leader tell them, for example, where to eat and what to   Read More ...

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Mercury contamination in fish has been a serious problem that can harm human’s health. A quick and simple method to detect mercury in fish has been developed by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh.  The method will use fluorescent substance to contact with fish, and if there is any presence of oxidized mercury, the substance will glows in bright green colour.  This does not only give qualitative result (like the   Read More ...

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Do you know what is your blog personality? According to Typealyzer, this blog personality is ESTP, the DOER. The active and play-ful type. They are especially attuned to people and things around them and often full of energy, talking, joking and engaging in physical out-door activities. The Doers are happiest with action-filled work which craves their full attention and focus. They might be very impulsive and more keen on starting   Read More ...

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Wound that takes days or even weeks to recover might be able to shorten via a new device.  The new medical gadget creates a low-pressure area on top of the wound and speeds up regeneration by helping the blood diffuse better in the new tissue.  It is a small handheld console that has a cup which is applied on the wound site.  The air is then sucked from underneath of   Read More ...

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