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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    App developer learns a few things from his seven-year-old daughter

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by Clara Chow

    ... that software developer Erwan Mace has worked with, the toughest customer might just be his own daughter. Last year, Mace and his seven-year-old, Lia, started working together on an app to help parents ... of eight and later went on to work at French telecommunications company Alcatel, at music startup Soundbuzz as chief technology officer and at Google driving developer relations in Southeast Asia. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Cashmere that cleans itself when left in daylight is developed by Hong Kong scientists

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:02am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com CityU team's cashmere uses sun to clean itself A team at City University has developed a self-cleaning cashmere that uses energy from the sun. ... is not on the list of materials restricted by the US, according to Tommy Siu Yuk-yinn, senior research and development manager with TAL, a major clothing manufacturer in Hong Kong that supplies the US ...

  3. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Three Chinese fashion graduates aim to develop their own style in New York

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by NOOR BRARA

    ... Noor Brara life@scmp.com Three Parsons graduates are developing their own aesthetic. And New York is the place to do it, they tell Noor Brara Forward march May and June are an interesting ... in Shanghai studying calligraphy, Wu moved to New York when he was 16 and began to take fine arts classes at school. He developed a particular fondness for the Russian Constructivists, and found ...

  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    Chinese scientists develop what they say are tougher synthetic diamonds

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 09:13pm by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Chinese scientists develop microscopic industrial gems they say are harder and more stable, but critics question the testing methods Tougher synthetic diamonds created Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but they are also prized by oil drillers, road crews and experimental physicists for their unparalleled ability to bore, grind and cut. Now scientists ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Scientists race to develop microchips to monitor the body's health

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:21am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post Falling microprocessor prices have scientists racing to develop ingestible ways to allow instant checks on welfare of the human body 'Smart pills' to save ... and wireless guidance systems are being developed to diagnose diseases, administer drugs and even perform surgery. But while the technology may be within reach, the idea of putting little machines ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    How touch screens can hinder a child's verbal development

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:39am by Science Daily

    ... A recent US study of infants up to three years old found that children who played non-educational games using touch screen devices had lower verbal scores. Results from the study by paediatricians at the Cohen Children's Medical Centre in New York al ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology

    Hong Kong-based inventor's breakthrough robotic boat aims to clean-up oceans

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com A Hong Kong-based environmentalist and inventor is developing special boats with shape-shifting hulls to help clean-up the oceans Twisting in the wind A Yuen ... Institute of Technology hired him to lead a team of researchers to develop a robot that could clean-up the oil. He spent half his salary visiting the gulf and hiring a fisherman to take him ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Linda Yeung

    ... (HKIEd) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Mental Health Association of Hong Kong to develop courses in mental health training for future teachers in the city. The agreement covers the development of a mental health first aid programme that will be incorporated into HKIEd's bachelor of education programmes as part of students' teaching preparation. Both parties will also ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by Kylie Knott

    ... for the smokes they might have sworn off earlier that evening. Shift work linked to diabetes Shift work is linked to a heightened risk of developing type 2 diabetes, with the risk seemingly greatest ... in a person's risk of developing schizophrenia, according to a new study. While the results do not have an immediate effect on those living with the psychiatric disorder, one of the study's authors ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Turning junk into gold: Business booms for Hong Kong vintage goods collectors

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Elaine Yau

    ... value of the things they throw away. "Unlike in developed countries, people in developing nations throw everything away, like fans, air conditioners. That's because they think they will lose face by using old stuff," he says. So he visits developing countries such as India and Vietnam to add to his collection. "Old products reflect their times. Take electroplated ...




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