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  1. The biology of beauty

    Posted Oct 28th 2005, 12:00am by Bonnie Wu

    ... Apparently, our ability to calculate the 'beauty of averages' is innate. From a biological perspective, this makes sense. In the natural world, average proportions often indicate good health ...

  2. Ornament damaged by 'significant force'

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Scientist tells murder trial that the disfigurement to the weapon allegedly used by Nancy Kissel could not have been done by a child Damage to a heavy metal ornament Nancy Kissel allegedly used to bludgeon her banker husband to death suggested & ...

  3. Resume

    Posted Jul 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to get there Course: Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology School: Department of Zoology, University of Hong Kong Admission requirement: Pass in A-Level biology Requirements for a panda keeper: Tertiary education in science subjects related to biology or zoology; preferably one year's experience in animal care and handling; should be able to work shifts and outdoors; manual work ...

  4. Forever young

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... What can we do to ensure our bodies and minds go the long haul? Suzanne Harrison finds out how to stay active into old age JAMES CHIEN IS 83, but that doesn't stop him doing Hatha yoga twice a day- a practice he learnt 40 years ago. He also walks for ...

  5. Outbreak cover-up?

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... The website that first broke news of the Sars virus in China is now warning of a bird flu epidemic that has claimed more than 100 lives, but can it be believed, asks Chris Taylor A US-based Chinese-language news website known as Boxun, or 'Abundant N ...

  6. Windows of the future to be self-cleaning

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Window washing may become an outdated task. A professor at Ohio State University is developing technology that could result in windows that clean themselves. Bharat Bhushan has examined the lotus leaf, which seemingly defies the laws of friction. Even wat ...

  7. Finding out if race shapes a killer

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... begun the first known study of the minds of Chinese criminals- mirroring research he has done in the United States- which he expects will show that biological and genetic factors contribute 50 ... unemployment and poor home environments, but he said efforts to change those factors had not reduced crime because the biological and genetic part of the equation had been systematically ignored. Twin ...

  8. Each-way approach evolves in HK

    Posted Oct 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... in the delivery of public education. With almost half of schools run by missionary organisations, many go further, teaching creationism in biology classes in addition to evolution. In some Christian secondary schools, biology teachers refer to Darwin's theory as an 'unproven hypothesis' and offer creationism as a scientific alternative. Wong Wai-ming, a biology teacher at United ...

  9. Secrets of the deep

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The ocean is a rich source of nutrients to moisturise and rejuvenate the skin. Splash out on balms and scrubs rich in algae, seaweed and marine proteins 1. Eco Spa Thalasso Shampoo by Fruits & Passion ($120). Contains algae and marine proteins to mois ...

  10. Health Department confirms two cases of coral reef fish poisoning

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 7.00pm: The Centre for Health protection (CHP) of the Department of Health has confirmed two separate cases of food poisoning- suspected to be caused by coral reef fish containing ciguatoxin, a spokesman said on Tuesday. The first ...




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