• Wednesday
  • November 26, 2014
  • Last updated: 11:19pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 79 for cadaver

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Free scattering of ashes offer helps ease shortage of cadavers for students

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com An offer to die for helps ease shortage of bodies for medical students A shortage of human cadavers for the city's medical schools has been eased ... was unstable and university reform had resulted in a doubling of the intake of students, increasing the demand for cadavers. "One positive sign is that our university's increased promotion ...

  2. Too few cadavers for medical student masses

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... body that a textbook cannot tell us,' he said. Chinese University's medical faculty faces a more acute shortage of bodies, with 10 students sharing each cadaver in classes despite ...

  3. Family answers appeal for medical cadavers

    Posted Apr 16th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee When Rudy Kleinhout died in January, he donated his body to the University of Hong Kong to boost medical research in the city. Inspired by his 'noble act', his widow said yesterday she had decided to follow his example. Her son, Kleinho ...

  4. A Season for the Dead

    Posted May 09th 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Diana McPartlin A Season for the Dead by David Hewson Pan $101 This crime thriller goes from zero to 90 in a few seconds. Two dead bodies appear in the first chapter- or, to be precise, one dead body and the skin from another. British author David Hewson ...

  5. Mortuary opens early to cope with demand

    Posted Jul 07th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Stefanie Leung and Polly Hui A new 'world-class' mortuary was opened two months ahead of schedule yesterday to ease pressure on the three other public mortuaries. It received 30 bodies from the mortuary in Hunghom. Kwai Chung Public Mortuary, wh ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Extra corpses needed for University of Hong Kong despite rise in donors

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com City's medical schools have long struggled with a shortage of cadavers for study, with tradition meaning many people are reluctant to donate Number's up for donated bodies but schools need more Donations of human cadavers to the University of Hong Kong's medical school have tripled this year, but the institution says it still does ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Life and Death in the Garden, by Kathryn Meyer

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by David Wilson

    ... of the truck. The cadavers looked like piles of dried cod as the truck passed through the street," Meyer writes, drawing on her rediscovery of the Manchuria trail, Chinese memoirs, and top-secret ...

  8. University unveils computerised body

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... at Chinese University yesterday. The digitised 'Virtual Human', a three-dimensional reconstruction of seven cadavers- five Chinese and two American- was completed by a team of engineers ... of Medicine released a 15-gigabyte 'Visible Human' male in 1994 and later a 39 gigabyte female version. The visible humans have since been used as substitutes for medical school cadavers ...

  9. Gang members deny carrying out murders and selling bodies

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Seven members of a gang accused of murdering people and selling their corpses pleaded not guilty yesterday in a court in Jieyang, Guangdong, local media reported yesterday. The seven were charged with murdering at least three people in July, ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Full-time comedy club gives up-and-comers a chance to test their skills

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:29pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... can practise on a cadaver or a fake heart, but comedians can't practise on a fake audience. You have to practise on a real, live audience," says Gong. He charged just HK$100 ...




SCMP.com Account