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  1. News - China - SCIENCE

    Scientists in Yunnan unlock secrets of 'magical' microbe-killing plant

    Posted Nov 28th 2014, 05:40am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... States, in 2012, according to the health commission. Overuse of antibiotics not only causes side effects in patients but accelerates immunity to diseases. For instance, nearly 7 per cent ...

  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Shift work can age the brain by 6.5 years, says scientific study

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 09:45pm by AFP

    ... five years. The research is the latest to highlight the dangers of shift work, which disrupts the body's internal clock and has previously been linked to health problems such as ulcers, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Young innovators scoop awards in national contest

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 06:13am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... friendly and less harmful to human health. Classmate Yip Kin-kwan was rewarded for a timely invention: a simple procedure to measure peroxide and aldehyde levels in heated oil to see ...

  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    Paralysis reversed: Man walks again after revolutionary transplant fusing nose cells in spine

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 08:13pm by AFP

    ... to be very prudent," said Alain Privat from France's health and medical research institute Inserm. Dusko Ilic, senior lecturer in stem cell science at King's College London, said: ...

  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    The science of slipping on a banana skin, and other Ig Nobel Prize winners

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:43pm by AFP

    ... manipulative and psychopathic than early risers. The public health prize was shared by the Czech Republic, India, Japan and the United States for investigating whether it is mentally hazardous to own ...

  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Ozone layer showing first signs of recovery, UN study says

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 10:49am by AP

    ... a United Nations scientific panel reported in a rare piece of good news about the health of the planet. Scientists said the development demonstrates that when the world comes together, it can ...

  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Friends share similar genes, researchers find, but they're not sure why

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:29pm by AP

    ... 1,932 participants in a long-running health study in Framingham, Massachusetts. Researchers knew who was close friends with whom from the 1970s to the early 2000s because of information gathered ...

  8. News - China - SCIENCE

    Is corruption all in the mind?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... face the same work pressure? Corruption could also be influenced by several social and biological factors, such as financial status and health, Ge added. But if bribe-taking was found to have ...

  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Britain’s fertility regulator says creating embryos from three people’s DNA ‘not unsafe’

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:27pm by AP

    ... it into a woman. Such methods have only been allowed for research in a laboratory. But the British Department of Health hopes legislation will be in place by the end of the year that allows treatment ...

  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Drug-resistant bacteria found in Canadian grocery store squid

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:30am by WASHPOST

    ... for Disease Control and Prevention. Until now, most antibiotic-resistant bacteria have been in health-care settings and spread by infected patients, as occurred in the superbug outbreak at the National Institutes of Health clinical centre in 2011 that killed seven people. "The discovery of such a microbe in food means the risk of exposure in the public goes beyond people with travel ...




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