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Re-THINK Courtyard House

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Terrace house renovation in Sungai Buloh

Another brilliant example of Green Architecture from Edric Choo Poo Liang and the O2 Design Studio. Edric shares with us his insights on the project and the interesting ideas implemented in it.

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Giant worms were lurking burrowed into the ancient seafloor 20 milion years ago

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The 20-million-year old lair of an ancient predatory worm 

An international team of scientists, led by the researchers Yu-Yen Pan, Ludvig Löwemark, and Masakazu Nara, have found trace fossils from gigantic ambush-predatory marine worms. The authors of the report believe that these worms were up to 3 meter-long. They were hunting by bursting out at their preys and dragging them into their underground lairs below the seafloor.

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The World of Open Access: 1. History

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The World of Open Access

The open access movement continues to gain momentum around the world. With the constant appearance of new Open Access Journals or OAJ, such as the SWS Journal of Earth & Planetary Sciences and the SWS Journal of Social Sciences and Art science and research have never been closer and more available to us. In a series of posts, we are going to peek through the world of Open Access and the endless possibilities it provides.

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Arthur Schopenhauer: Every truth passes through three stages

Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first, it is ridiculed. In the second, it is opposed. In the third, it is regarded as self evident."

Arthur Schopenhauer

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Arthur C. Clarke: Everything is possible until the opposite is proven

"If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible, he is almost certainly right; but if he says that it is impossible, he is very probably wrong."

Arthur C. Clarke

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