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  1. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    How I found Richard III underneath a Leicester car park: archaeologist to address Hong Kong Science Museum

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 03:29am by Christy Choi

    ... at the University of Hong Kong, who will speak about the biology of superheroes, Nathalie Pettorelli, an expert on climate change, and Marcus du Sautoy, who will speak on how maths can predict the future. ... and everything- the whole kind of CSI suit," she said. King's lecture is part of the 21-year-old Science Alive programme organised by the British Council that kicked off this weekend at the Hong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Hong Kong team second in Jupiter's moons race

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... by NASA and ESA; the students from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology were collaborating with five researchers from the ESA in the competition; the spaceship trajectory should ... Chit-hong, at the university's Centre for Space Science Research, who led student team. The centre's director, Professor Chan Kwing-lam, said the government had not done enough to support ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    China is the rising star in science, say Shaw Prize winners

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:03am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... mapped 25 per cent of the sky. Hong Kong universities' falling status in the international rankings in recent years was a surprise to Peacock. He said it could be expected that the city's wealth would be translated into investment for universities. "Wealth depends on a highly educated [population]. It seems natural to me that Hong Kong should want to preserve its ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Scientist shares secret of success

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... nicknamed the God particle. Hong Kong universities have recently signed an agreement to begin work with CERN researchers as part of an experiment involving the Large Hadron Collider, some 175 metres beneath the Swiss-Franco border. They include the University of Science and Technology, Chinese University, and the University of Hong Kong. The education system in Hong Kong often comes under ...

  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

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Ig Nobel Prizes handed out for the year's most unintentionally funny scientific discoveries The physics of the banana skin slip, and other triumphs Spoof Nobel prizes that honour the humour in science were handed out at Harvard University, celebrating the physics of stepping on a banana skin and the neuroscience behind spotting Jesus ...

  6. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Bright idea for saving energy wins trio Nobel Prize for Physics

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:32pm by DANNY LEE, Reuters, AP, AFP

    ... Danny Lee and Agencies in Stockholm Bright idea for saving energy wins Nobel Prize A visiting professor at Hong Kong's University of Science and Technology and two Japanese scientists ... very high energy efficiency and very long lifetime," Per Delsing, a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, said."Incandescent light bulbs lit the 20th century; the 21st ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    University of Hong Kong scientists may have found key to longevity

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com HKU scientists may have found key to longevity If you hope to live a longer, healthier life, scientists at the University of Hong Kong may have unlocked clues to help you do just that. Scientists studying Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS), a genetic disorder that causes children to age rapidly, have found that by over-expressing ...

  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Ancient Scottish fish first to have sex, and sideways too, fossil find shows

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 10:00pm by Reuters

    ... across a single fossil bone in the collections of the University of Technology in Tallinn, Estonia, last year. The research then involved scientists from Australia, Estonia, Britain, Sweden ... John Long, a palaeontologist at Flinders University in South Australia who led the research. This new finding, he added, shows that "they gave us the intimate act of sexual intercourse ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Shaw laureate eyes an even greater prize

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... in life science and medicine is confident that his findings can one day be used to help develop a new way of fighting cancer. Professor Peter Walter, an expert in biochemistry and biophysics at the University of California, visited the city last week to collect the US$1 million prize alongside Kyoto University's Professor Kazutoshi Mori. The two academics, working independently, both ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    When problems equate to happiness

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... The Massachusetts Institute of Technology mathematician was in town last week to collect the US$1 million Shaw Prize in mathematics- but there is something far more important: "I hope to live long ... doing maths? "Well, that's all I can do." The Shaw Prize- created in 2002 by late media mogul Sir Run Run Shaw- honours outstanding contributions in life science and medicine, ...




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