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  1. Biological clock ticks 45 for Aaron Kwok

    Posted Oct 27th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen A belated 'Happy Birthday' to Aaron Kwok Fu-shing- the unbelievably young-looking Canto-pop and film star and the only one of the 'four heavenly kings' of Canto-pop who's not yet tied the knot. Kwok (pictured), wh ...

  2. Too many chefs? Visiting Italians prove there's no such thing

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... Yvonne Lai They might not be known for punctuality or moderation, but Italians sure know how to throw a good dinner party. At the Italian Cuisine World Summit opening gala on Tuesday evening, more than 120 guests were treated to a concerto of fine food an ...

  3. Mushrooms

    Posted Jan 06th 2010, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Spread by spores Like mould and yeast, mushrooms are a kind of fungus. Mushrooms use spores to reproduce. Spores don't contain as much food as seeds, which other plants use to reproduce. Spores are also smaller than seeds- in f ...

  4. New test for genetic defects non-invasive

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Parents will soon have a way to find out if their unborn babies have hereditary diseases or congenital defects without having to undergo invasive procedures that could lead to a miscarriage. Hong Kong researchers have pioneered a new test that ...

  5. Drug-maker Europharm sued after boy's death

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Medicine manufacturer Europharm has been sued for unspecified damages by a representative of a six-year-old who died with traces of fungus in his intestine after taking one of the company's drugs. Eva Tang Yim-wah, administrator of the boy, ...

  6. The Hair of the Dog

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Hair of the Dog by Karl Sabbagh John Murray HK$136 Books such as The Hair of the Dog, a collection of 'scientific surprises', are a dime a dozen but worth the price because of the knowledge they impart, the temporary diversion ...

  7. Proteins: nature's building blocks

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Wynnie Chan Beatrice asks: What's the deal with proteins? Wynnie says: Proteins supply the building blocks to create and maintain body tissues. They can also supply fuel for your body. Proteins are made up of chains of building blocks called amino ac ...

  8. Table talk

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Edited by Susan Jung Yellow oil crab features at Ming Court at the Langham Place hotel in Mong Kok. The crabs, which get their abundant roe only when the weather is hot, are made into dishes such as stir-fried pigeon eggs with yellow oil crab meat, scallo ...

  9. Serving quality cuisine at weddings

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It's your wedding and it's time to get personal. With hotel weddings more popular than ever, if you don't add your magic touch, it could be utterly forgettable. Where to start? Wedding planners say to focus on the food. They believe it is t ...

  10. Overdoses blamed for child's malaria death

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Government officials yesterday blamed overdoses of anti-malarial medicines for the death of a child and 104 other people falling ill. They denied that drug quality was to blame, Xinhua reported. Lu Dajiang, of Shashi village in Neijiang, Si ...




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