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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    Air purifiers are not always effective, and some may be harmful

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by ELIZABETH CHOI

    ... so do sales of air purifiers in China. According to Euromonitor International, air purifier volume sales in China rose 87 per cent from 2012 to 2013. Nowhere in the world is the number of air ... Elizabeth Choi life@scmp.com Air purifiers are not always as effective as advertised, and those that emit ozone may even be harmful, writes Elizabeth Choi Don't hold your breath ...

  2. News - China

    Broadband browsing at 32,000 feet: Air China introduces new fast internet service

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:26pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com The system allows internet access at a promised speed of 20-30 megabytes per second Air China has upgraded its in-flight wi-fi system to allow travellers ... the stability of the wireless system. Even if devices were lucky enough to detect wireless signals, nine times out of ten connections could not be smoothly made.  Air China's new and improved ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    China faces monumental challenges in tackling environmental degradation

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 03:23am by Martin Williams

    ... China's environmental problems are not China's alone. There was perhaps some shock in the US recently, with a report that China's air pollution significantly affects the west coast. ... costs. There may be cause for optimism in China's fast development of renewable energy. But don't celebrate just yet. In January, Armond Cohen, co-founder of the US-based Clean Air Task ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health

    Exercising when air pollution levels are high can do more harm than good

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline life@scmp.com Exercising when air pollution levels are high can end up doing more harm than good, writes Rachel Jacqueline Wheezy does it Do you check air pollution levels before exercising outdoors? You should. Although regular exercise is good for us, exercising in poor air may wipe any short-term fitness gains. Worse still, you could be putting your body ...

  5. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - APPLIANCES

    Fans can save money when used with air conditioners

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:03am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson life@scmp.com How to breeze through summer Since Shakespeare's eunuchs fanned a reclining Cleopatra, there's been something sexy about the movement of hot air. Air ... in it (people and pets). McBride says that while you would still need air conditioning at the height of a Hong Kong summer, fans used in tandem with conditioners can help save money. "Turn your air ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New 'windless' air conditioner comes to Hong Kong... but it's not cheap

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com Japanese-designed system offers big saving on power bills, says firm introducing it in city An air conditioner that is green- but not cheap At first glance, ... place in an outdoor unit, and water is reused. And, because it does not require power-hungry fans to blow out chilled air, the system uses about 30 per cent less power than regular air ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health

    Skyscraper sprinkler system seen as way to reduce China's air pollution

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 10:31am by Jeanette Wang

    ... are successful, our work can be followed by the other cities in China and around the world." Air pollution in China has progressively worsened over the past 30 years, particularly in its megacities, ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com When it comes to air pollution, just spray for relief The idea came to Yu Shaocai while he was watching a garden being watered: to curb air pollution, ...

  8. News - China - SCIENCE

    Bacteria that 'eats' odour could bring end to smelly toilets in China

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:23am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Researchers have found bacteria that feeds off human waste and eliminates odour, creating a possible solution to a persistent problem A natural bioweapon for smelly toilets Mainland scientists have developed a "biow ...

  9. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    China's world-beating supercomputer fails to impress some potential clients

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 04:25am by Mimi Lau

    ... Yuan said. Wu Hequan, a fellow at the Chinese Academy of Engineering, said last month that China's lack of "core technology" posed a potential cybersecurity risk as it still ...

  10. News - World - PALAEONTOLOGY

    As a wide as a small plane: fossil bird with 6.4 metre wingspan unearthed

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:47pm by AFP

    ... believe it may have made a running start downhill, or used air gusts- much like a hang glider- to make its way aloft. Once in the air, study author Dan Ksepka, of the National Evolutionary ...




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