A Japanese nuclear power plant created a habitat for tropical fish

A Japanese nuclear power plant created a habitat for tropical fish

A small increase in water temperature near a Japanese nuclear power plant allowed tropical fish to colonise the area, suggesting global warming will drastically alter some marine ecosystems Read More https://www.newscientist.com/article/2242786-a-japanese-nuclear-power-plant-created-a-habitat-for-tropical-fish/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=home ... »

NRD opens all ID-related transactions by appointment during CMCO

NRD opens all ID-related transactions by appointment during CMCO

PUTRAJAYA: The National Registration Department (NRD) has opened its offices nationwide to assist the public with pending identification document (ID) transaction on an appointment basis. In a statement today, the NRD said most of its offices have been operating by appointment since the implementation of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) on May 4, except the offices located at urban tr... »


MCO: KPWKM provides SOP for NGOs to channel aid

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (KPWKM) has set up a guideline (SOP) to enable non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to help distribute donations to those in need during the Movement Control Order (MCO). Minister Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun (pix) said the ministry, through the Department of Social Welfare Malaysia (JKM), would ensure that the channeling activit... »


Istana Selangor: All visitors to three palaces must undergo temperature checks

SHAH ALAM: The Office of the Sultan of Selangor has made it compulsory for all visitors conducting businesses at three palaces in the state to undergo temperature checks before being allowed to enter the areas concerned to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Comptroller of the Selangor Royal Household Sawaluddin Md Nor said three units of temperature detectors had been stationed at the main entrance g... »


Covid-19: Chow Kit market remains busy, but with close monitoring

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of Movement Control Order (MCO) has not stopped people from visiting Chow Kit Wholesaler Market here although the authority has limited the number of visitors who can enter the market at a time. A check by Bernama found that customers start queueing up patiently lining-up in very early in the morning while monitored by the police. Dang Wangi district police chief A... »


Thermal scanners set up to screen departing passengers at KLIA main terminal

KUALA LUMPUR: All passengers departing from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) main terminal will now undergo body temperature screening through the use of thermal scanners placed before the check-in areas. The screening for departing passengers runs from today until further notice, said Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), which operates KLIA as well as 38 other airports in the count... »


Adequate blood supply in the country: National Blood Centre

KUALA LUMPUR: The supply of blood in the country is still sufficient at a safe level so far, said National Blood Centre (PDN) director Dr Noryati Abu Amin. However, she said PDN and other blood centres are still in need of blood donors to continue replenishing blood stock at an optimum level all the time. According to her, blood donation is still available during the Movement Control Order (MCO) p... »


Predicting the future to decrease the temperature of mobile devices

The number of sensors all around us is rapidly increasing. From smartwatches and heart-rate monitors to smart refrigerators and thermostats, everything is measured and tracked. All these sensors for the Internet of Things (IoT) devices need batteries and they consume a lot of power. The project ZERO (Towards Energy Autonomous Systems for IoT) aims to create efficient devices that exploit the energ... »


Covid-19: MACC enhances preventive measures

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has enhanced measures for Covid-19 prevention implemented at all its offices across the country. MACC deputy chief commissioner (management and professionalism) Datuk Junipah Wandi said among others, the commission had provided disinfectant liquid at the entrances of all its offices and premises. Any officers or staff who have a tempera... »


Covid-19: 18 police personnel, family members test negative

KUALA LUMPUR: All 18 Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) officers, personnel and family members who have been placed under self-quarantine after showing symptoms of Covid-19 have tested negative so far for the virus. “Until today, the results we received were negative but the Health Ministry has directed them to be placed under self-quarantine,” Bukit Aman Internal Security and Public Order Department di... »