3 August 2021

May 19, 2022
Supercapattery: A Salvation For Sustainable Smart Cities
Although supercapacitors and batteries are being extensively used to meet energy demand and supply, their stand-alone efficiencies are still insufficient, especially when put in the context of a smart and sustainable lifestyle. Here comes the supercapattery, hybrid energy storage devices that combine the features of batteries and supercapacitors.
May 19, 2022
Earthquakes: Is Malaysia at Risk?
Although we are not as close to the Pacific Ring of Fire as our neighbours such as Indonesia and the Philippines, we are certainly quaked by the increasing incidences of tremors in recent years. After the Magnitude 6.0 earthquake that hit Sabah in 2015, will Malaysia be ground zero for anymore major earthquake phenomena in the future?
May 19, 2022
Will Ganoderma Destroy Our Palm Oil Industry?
Malaysia is the second largest producer of palm oil after Indonesia. Aside from poor management and bad PR, basal stem rot caused by Ganoderma boninense is one of the largest threats faced by the palm oil industry. But will this foul fungus be the death of this billion-ringgit industry? Dr Chong is here to tell us more about the effects of Ganoderma on the palm oil industry.