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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    The science of slipping on a banana skin, and other Ig Nobel Prize winners

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:43pm by AFP

    ... manipulative and psychopathic than early risers. The public health prize was shared by the Czech Republic, India, Japan and the United States for investigating whether it is mentally hazardous to own ...

  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Ozone layer showing first signs of recovery, UN study says

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 10:49am by AP

    ... a United Nations scientific panel reported in a rare piece of good news about the health of the planet. Scientists said the development demonstrates that when the world comes together, it can ...

  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    Friends share similar genes, researchers find, but they're not sure why

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:29pm by AP

    ... 1,932 participants in a long-running health study in Framingham, Massachusetts. Researchers knew who was close friends with whom from the 1970s to the early 2000s because of information gathered ...

  4. News - China - SCIENCE

    Is corruption all in the mind?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... face the same work pressure? Corruption could also be influenced by several social and biological factors, such as financial status and health, Ge added. But if bribe-taking was found to have ...

  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Drug-resistant bacteria found in Canadian grocery store squid

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:30am by WASHPOST

    ... for Disease Control and Prevention. Until now, most antibiotic-resistant bacteria have been in health-care settings and spread by infected patients, as occurred in the superbug outbreak at the National Institutes of Health clinical centre in 2011 that killed seven people. "The discovery of such a microbe in food means the risk of exposure in the public goes beyond people with travel ...

  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Britain’s fertility regulator says creating embryos from three people’s DNA ‘not unsafe’

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:27pm by AP

    ... it into a woman. Such methods have only been allowed for research in a laboratory. But the British Department of Health hopes legislation will be in place by the end of the year that allows treatment ...

  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Autism tied to high levels of steroid hormones during pregnancy

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:41pm by BLOOM

    ... disorders, a group of brain development disorders, affect about one child in 160, according to the World Health Organisation. "We previously knew that elevated prenatal testosterone ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Inventor's award-winning face-mask filter will help you breathe easy

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:47am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Filter is 1pc inspiration, 99pc respiration Hong Kong's grey, polluted skies may be a health hazard, but for one inventor, they've been ... department. "Nowadays, we take capsules not only when we're sick … Many people now take health-care products such as vitamins almost on a daily basis," Wong said. "But some ...

  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    You are most likely to choose a mate with similar DNA, scientist say

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:20pm by Reuters

    ... the 1930s and 1950s who were taking part in a broader US government-funded study involving health and retirement. "We do know in some sense that people prefer genetically similar spouses ...

  10. News - China - SCIENCE

    Genetically modified food is safe to eat, says China's agriculture minister

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 03:29am by MANDY ZUO

    ... chicken is safe," he said, adding that poultry farms had not been infected with the H7N9 virus. Mainland health authorities have reported more than 120 human cases this year. According ...




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