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Found 130 articles associated to the institution Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).
 
Salt-tolerant herb rich in antioxidant compounds*
18-May-2015

Researchers in Malaysia are exploring the link between antioxidant production in the herb purslane and the salinity of the soil where it grows. Their results suggest that salt-stressed purslane may be a potential source of bioactive compounds for commercial use.

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GIS study reveals preferred habitat of Asian elephant
30-April-2015

The results show that the elephants preferred secondary forests as it has more ground grass to eat and spend 75% of their time within 1.5 km of their water source.

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Fathers and Microfinance Empower Women
17-February-2015

Two studies published in the latest issue of the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities addressed women’s empowerment through education and political engagement.

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Oils, fats innovation: use of nanotechnology in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals
20-January-2015

The use of oils and fats has been successfully diversified, resulting in an innovation formulated through nanotechnology that is beneficial to pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries.

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Factors influencing mental illness in early adolescence
12-January-2015

Mental illness – particularly depression – is a rising problem with Malaysia’s youth. Two recent studies published in the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities shed light on the relationship between poor family dynamics and the development of mental illness.

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