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Found 175 articles associated to the institution Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).
 
'Putra Blok' innovation builds faster, cheaper houses
29-September-2016

A group of researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) has successfully developed an innovation called Putra Blok which sees the construction of houses or buildings without the use of columns or beam structures.

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How the media portrayed the Taliban’s attack on Malala
24-September-2016

After the Taliban attempted to assassinate Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani newspapers used common language to describe the attack, which suggests the media has influence in changing social perceptions of the group, according to research published in the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (JSSH).

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Saving water with superabsorbent polymers
25-August-2016

Soil conditioners called superabsorbent polymers have the potential to reduce irrigation needs for agricultural crops by storing water and nutrients and then releasing them in drought conditions, according to a recent paper published in the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science (JTAS).

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UPM researchers invent new nano technology to cool down building temperature
27-July-2016

Researchers in Malaysia have developed a new system that can lower room temperature in buildings.

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Mitigating floods with an electronic brain
20-July-2016

A computer model that can “learn” similarly to the human brain could help water resource managers mitigate damage in cases of extreme flooding, according to research published in the Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology.

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