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  1. Plastic know-how may simplify drug tests

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A team of City University researchers have developed an analysis method that they say could make drug tests cheaper, quicker and more reliable. Variations of the method- which ... The news comes about a month ahead of voluntary drug-test trials in Tai Po schools and as the government is working to develop testing and certification as a key industry. 'It's very easy ...

  2. Study finds 10pc of traffic accident drivers drug-affected

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong Medical Journal. The researchers said the government should implement on-site blood or urine tests on motorists suspected of driving under the influence of drugs. Among the 395 drivers tested, 38 were positive for at least one illicit drug, with 17 of them having taken ketamine. Seven drivers tested positive for three or more drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, methadone ...

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    Self-driving car is tested by scientists in UK

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Researchers test-run computer and laser system that is destined to take strain out of motoring Bored at the wheel? Just let the car drive itself Scientists at Oxford ... electric car and tested at up to 64km/h on private roads around the university. Researchers hope the cost of the system can be brought down to £100 (HK$1,200) and it can be fitted to existing ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Alzheimer's-detecting technology Neurotrack takes SXSW prize

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... segment drew to a close. "It's a computer-based visual cognitive test that is able to diagnose Alzheimer's disease six years before symptoms appear," said Elli Kaplan, chief ... irreparable damage has already taken place." Initial users of Neurotrack will be pharmaceutical manufacturers. They will employ it in their development of drugs to prevent, or at least slow ...

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    Invisible tag using nanotechnology may thwart counterfeiters

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to help thwart banknote forgers and criminals who sell bogus drugs or fake vintage wine. The QR code is a square of black and white pixels that can be scanned by a smartphone, which then links ... tests, and all indications are that the ink is very durable," Kellar said. He admitted though that it was not the final answer to forgers. "We believe it raises a bar that needs ...

  6. Internet addiction 'rots teen brains'

    Posted Jan 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in addiction to such drugs as alcohol, heroin or cocaine. Symptoms include weaker control of the brain's thinking processes, which can affect decision-making. Hong Kong's Census ...

  7. Electric-car safety tests faulted

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Experts have questioned whether the mainland's safety tests for electric cars were rigorous enough after an electric taxi burst into flames, killing ... killing its driver and two passengers. Experts said tests used to measure the all-electric car's ability to survive collisions were not conducted at a speed high enough to simulate the most ...

  8. Daya Bay drill to test safety plans

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Overseas experts and International Atomic Energy Agency officials will observe a two-day drill next week- the first in 15 years- to test ... While organisers are keeping the drill's exact scenario under wraps, officials assume it will involve a serious off-site accident to test the response capability of various parties ...

  9. Road test

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... from where my baby is having her morning nap. The colour image on the Hestia H100 video monitor, which I'm testing, is surprisingly clear despite the dimly lit room. I can see her lying ...

  10. This week we test: crayon eyeliner

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Eyeliner is a make-up bag essential whatever your aesthetic- especially when they're soft, glide like silk and stays put even when you cry. Shu Uemura Eye Crayon (brown earthy brown) (HK$180) It's chunky, so you can use it either as a ...




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