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  1. Antarctic telescopes a Sino-US icebreaker

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the scientists will assemble a telescope system that depends on a piece of equipment designed for the US Navy for its accuracy and sensitivity. Dr Liu Qiang is a researcher with NOAC's Antarctic Astronomy Group, and was involved in the design of the antarctic survey telescopes. He said in a telephone interview that their US supplier had gone to some trouble to obtain export licences ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong courtrooms now permit tweeting, texting

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 11:58am by Austin Chiu

    ... next Legal and media scholars have praised the judiciary’s decision to allow live text-based communication from court – paving the way for journalists and members of the public to tweet ... allow live broadcasting of court hearings. The move reflects an international trend to allow text-based communication from courts. More than three years after British courts made a similar move, ...

  3. Marine research at Hoi Ha Wan put in doubt by City University

    Posted Jul 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A City University decision not to renew the lease of a laboratory at Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park has brought important research to a crossroads. University scientists have been using the laboratory to construct a system capable of monitoring and predicting underwater marine environmental changes through automated data-buoys. Robots were also being developed to count ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE MAGAZINE'S TOP 10 ACHIEVEMENTS OF 2012

    Finding the Higgs boson tops scientific achievements this year

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of the year by Science magazine, with runners-up including the pin-sharp DNA sequencing of a Siberian cave girl who lived 50,000 years ago and a delicate brain implant in a US woman paralysed from ... proteins conventional X-ray sources cannot," Science said. A new tool let researchers modify or deactivate genes in test animals. This technology could be as effective as, and even cheaper ...

  5. Green living lights up show

    Posted Apr 13th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Hill

    ... held at the expanded Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, where exhibitors and buyers will be among the first to experience the state-of-the-art facilities, with more space and upgraded ...

  6. LESS is more

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 1 means products are among the most energy efficient and grade 5 among the least efficient. 'To master the art of saving energy and water resources, you have to start from the most mundane ...

  7. How to engineer a learning culture

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and solar energy, smart grids and sustainable development. The course, which was oversubscribed in its first year, does not dwell on conventional power systems, taking these as assumed knowledge. ... change and water resource management, while recently hosting a session to dissect the causes of the March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan. It also includes skills on management, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Disabled sailor explores sea with remotely operated vehicle

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Once a keen mariner but injured in an accident, Rob Arro observes depths with remote vehicle Disabled sailor goes back to sea with hi-tech toy A horrific ... physically disabled. Living alone, an ROV helps me. It can go places I could never go on land, and the underwater ROV helps me be involved in the water when I'm out boating with friends," ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Biomimicry pushes science forward

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... involve painful operations when they need to be replaced." Another aquatic creature, a parasitic worm that lives in fish, has inspired improved skin grafting adhesive patches. ... "The adhesion strength of the tips of the microneedle is more than three times stronger than conventional staples used for skin-graft fixation," says Dr Seung Yun Yang, who is part ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    March of science transforming lives of the disabled

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial March of sciencetransforming lives We use phrases like "physically handicapped" with increasing unease, preferring those that are more positive-sounding such as "differently abled". But such politically correct euphemisms may prove to be prophetic. Extraordinary advances in medical technology have already improved the conditions of disabled individuals ...




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