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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Gas boom may be mixed blessing for climate change

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by PATRICK LUI

    ... mainly in sediment under thick permafrost in Arctic latitudes in Alaska, Canada, and Russia. In the US, in the deep sediment of the northern Gulf of Mexico alone, potential methane hydrate ... for methane hydrate as a vast energy resource have been borne out by more than a decade of successful field work, conducted initially in Canada's Northwestern Territories, then on Alaska's ...

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    China's high-speed-rail programme a case of too far, too fast

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Yam

    ... four different suppliers: Kawasaki, Siemens, France's Alstom and Canada's Bombardier. They adapted their trains to the Chinese standard and built them in co-operation with Chinese ...

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    Scientists implant false memories into mice- and cast doubt on human memories

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... of Psychology at McGill University, Canada, found that rats given a drug that suppressed protein synthesis- the creation of proteins by cells- before recalling a scary memory did not re-store ...

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    Finding King Richard III's body a triumph of science and scholarship

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Angelo Paratico

    ... line running between Anne of York, sister of Richard, and a lady living in Canada, Joy Ibsen, a 17th- generation descendant with a son, Michael Ibsen, living in London. A test of mitochondrial ...

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    The tragic tale of the telephone's real inventor, Antonio Meucci

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Angelo Paratico

    ... not invent the telephone, but stole the idea without acknowledgement from Antonio Santi Giuseppe Meucci. Bell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1847, and moved to Canada in 1870. He died in the US ...

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    It would be even more surprising if the PLA did not resort to cyberspying

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN THOMPSON

    ... in the Cloud", a 2010 report on Chinese hacking of foreign governments and Tibetan exiles compiled by the quasi-academic Information Warfare Monitor group in Canada, correlates with the Mandiant report. ...

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    Alexander Graham Bell: more than Mr Telephone

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Yam

    ... range of subjects at his lakeside retreat in the scenic town of Baddeck in Cape Breton, Canada. On a recent visit to the museum in Baddeck dedicated to his work, I was amazed to find that more ... that carried a pilot in flight for seven minutes, reaching a height of 51 metres. It was the first flight of a passenger-carrying aircraft in Canada. Bell's idea for a tetrahedral airplane never ...

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    Hong Kong has right conditions for outbreaks of drug-resistant superbugs

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by ERNIE YAP

    ... reported 13 cases in the United States. The medical literature is now replete with case reports from around the world, including the UK, Canada and Japan. Hospitals, infectious disease centres ...

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    Tapping the ocean's inexhaustible store of solar and lunar energy

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Yam

    ... month, I saw one of the world's greatest natural phenomena while lingering over dinner at a cafe beside the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, Canada. The sun was setting over the wide marshes ... into electricity. Due to the consistency of the moon's orbit around the earth, tides rise and fall constantly and predictably, making tidal power an inexhaustible source of energy. At present Canada ...



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