Articles tagged with ‘Universiti Teknologi MARA’

In Malaysia, 1,096 cases of illegal infant abandonment were recorded from 1999 to 2011. Copyright :
14 May 2015
Researchers have published the first systematic data on infanticide and illegal infant abandonment in Malaysia, which could ultimately aid in the development of preventive measures. Infanticide refers to the non-accidental death of infants from one day to one year in age. Infant...
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3 July 2014
Researchers in Malaysia are using derivatives from old-world toothbrushes to treat gum disease. Records show that as early as 3,500 BC, chewing sticks were used for purposes of oral hygiene. To Arabs, the chewing stick is known as the miswak. To make...
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26 June 2014
A plant fibre traditionally used by ancient Egyptians to make rope and sailcloth is now finding uses as a component in structural building materials. Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus), a versatile, quick-maturing, fibrous plant of the jute family, was first planted in Egypt about...
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Thamizhpparithi Maari
25 March 2014
Researchers at the University Teknologi MARA in Malaysia have discovered cotton and palm kernel seeds to be suitable for production of biodiesel.   Using the reactive extraction method, wherein biodiesel is extracted directly from seed particles, researchers found that biodiesel from cotton...
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3 March 2014
Carrot pomace, the waste byproduct of carrot juice processing, could be used to add value to spaghetti and other food products, according to researchers at the University Teknologi MARA in Malaysia. Carrot pomace flour (CPF) is considered a good source of dietary...
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17 February 2014
From antireflective plastics inspired by moth eyes to the development of super strong materials based upon a desert cactus, researchers from Singapore and Malaysia to Hong Kong and Japan are taking material science to new levels. Nature has long been a source...
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23 January 2014
Effectively dealing with waste is one of the great challenges of the 21st Century.     Wastewater containing oil can have a detrimental impact on aquatic ecosystems and cause problems at wastewater treatment plants as it can only be separated with the...
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Telling tales about men
29 June 2012
How do individuals conceive their world and their place in it?
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