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Understanding Earthquakes Part 2

Understanding Earthquakes Part 2

Why do some earthquakes lead to tsunami? Dr Afroz Ahmad Shah, a research fellow at the Earth Observatory Sciences (EOS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, explains.

Introduction to Journal Impact Factor and h-Index

Introduction to Journal Impact Factor and h-Index

Dr Chun-Yang Yin, a lecturer at Murdoch University, Western Australia introduces the journal Impact Factor and h-index.

Internationalising the national education system via the teaching and learning of Science and Mathematics in English (PPSMI)

Internationalising the national education system via the teaching and learning of Science and Mathematics in English (PPSMI)

Tunku Munawirah Putra, the Honorary Secretary of Parent Action Group for Education Malaysia (PAGE), explains why she thinks that Science and Mathematics should be taught in English.

Fermi’s Paradox

Fermi’s Paradox

Are we alone in this world? If we are not, why haven’t we found any extraterrestrial intelligence yet? Gabrielle Chong, a student at Wellesley College, US, explains possible philosophical answers to this paradox also known as the Fermi’s Paradox.

Understanding Earthquake

Understanding Earthquake

Earthquakes continuously pose unremitting threats to our young, 10,000-year-old, civilization. There are ample evidences to map a complete profile of vulnerabilities which we have been facing in the recent past. The devastations of Acehnese and Thai coasts (2004), Kashmir…

Revealing the reality of PPSMI

Revealing the reality of PPSMI

Teaching of Mathematics and Science in English (PPSMI), the brainchild of then Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohammad, was implemented in 2003. Try picturing us 30 years on after the abolishment of the PPSMI, what…

Free Range/Organic Eggs

Free Range/Organic Eggs

Is it as “green and clean” as it marketed to be, or is there a sinister secret good-intentioned consumers are unaware of?

Introduction to Scientific Malaysian

Introduction to Scientific Malaysian

Scientific Malaysian is created as a platform to connect Malaysian scientific researchers across the world to discuss research issues in Malaysia, to promote collaboration and to establish network. Regardless of whether they are in the applied sciences (engineers, biomedical scientists) or pure sciences (biologists, chemists, […]