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Lifestyle 21 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Under the microscope

Parasites, pathogens and salmon ... Professor Patrick Woo#8217;s life revolves around these. HILARY CHIEW caught up with the parasitologist while he was in the country last month.

Lifestyle 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Soilving the fly's mystery of flight

Using a robotic insect,highspeed video cameras and a few drops of vinegar,scientists say they have answered a question that has puzzled them fordecades - how flies perform stunning aerial acrobatics when they hover near a dessert tray or a piece of fruit.

Letters 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Rumours unnerve Chinatown folk

By Johan Fernandez

Nation 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Trace all cases, says WHO

Every suspected Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) case and contact must be traced to prevent the disease from spreading further, said the World Health Organisation.

Business 28 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Range-bound trading of CPO seen

Forecasting Price Trends: A weekly column by G.M. Teoh on Crude Palm Oil, Soyoil, Cocoa and Cash-Tin.

Lifestyle 29 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Plugging the peat leak

The Raja Musa and Sg Karang peat swamp forest reserves in northern Selangor provide a reservoir of water that is critical to the success of the Tanjung Karang rice cultivation scheme. But ill-conceived development at the fringes of the reserves threatens not just the peatlands, but food security too, for Tanjung Karang is one of the country's rice bowls.

Nation 29 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Outgoing police chief looks forward to his new posting

Outgoing Penang chief police officer Deputy Comm Datuk Arthur Edmonds is looking forward to #8220;less field work#8221; when he takes up his new post as Bukit Aman Deputy Director of Internal Security and Public Order next month.

AseanPlus News 30 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Workers given six days to build isolation hospital

B>XIAOTANGSHAN:/BSix days and six nights. That's all the time construction crews had to erect a 1,000-bed SARS isolation hospital on a field in the tiny Chinese township of Xiaotangshan, an hour north-east of Beijing.

Nation 01 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

SARS: Kuching mental hospital patient dies

A patient from a mental hospital in Sarawak has died and health authorities are investigating if his death is related to the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) killer virus.

Letters 04 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Credibility test for Asean

B>JAKARTA:/BJust as Asean was picking up the pieces and putting in place major initiatives to integrate the region and make it globally competitive after the financial crisis of 1997, the economic slowdown of the new millennium and last year's Bali bombing, another challenge, this time from an unknown and mutant microbe, has reared its head.