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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1109302/university-hong-kong-scientists-may-have-found-key-longevity
  2. 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. ... it was the perfect window of opportunity," said King, who is a lecturer in genetics and archaeology at the University of Leicester. It was a group effort on the part of historians, molecular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1445597/how-i-found-richard-iii-underneath-leicester-car-park-archaeologist
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    US study focuses on how infants' brains respond to language

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... at the University of Washington in Seattle had a group of seven- and 11-month-old infants listen to a series of syllables while sitting in a brain scanner. Not only did the auditory areas of their brains ... apart the sounds their language uses, and worse at telling apart the sounds their language doesn't use," said psychologist Daniel Swingley, of the University of Pennsylvania. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556731/us-study-focuses-how-infants-brains-respond-language
  4. News - World - SCIENCE

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

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

    ... of the University of California, San Diego. He and Yale researcher Nicholas Christakis presented their results in a paper released by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study included ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554996/friends-share-similar-genes-researchers-find-theyre-not-sure-why
  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Vantablack, the world’s darkest material, is unveiled by UK firm

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:44pm by GDN

    ... not a groundbreaking thing", said professor George Stylios at the school of textiles and design at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. "It's a progression of a group of scientists, of companies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554903/vantablack-worlds-darkest-material-unveiled-uk-firm
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1102461/hong-kong-team-second-jupiters-moons-race
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Queensland university develops ‘super banana’ for Africa

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:15pm by AFP

    ... food," said project leader Professor James Dale. The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) project, which is backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, hopes to see conclusive results ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534170/queensland-university-develops-super-banana-africa-gates-foundation-help
  8. News - China - SCIENCE

    Guangdong ape men could be older than Peking Man: archaeologists

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:30pm

    ... of] Peking Man, have been discovered. There is a high possibility that they are older than Peking Man,” Xia Zhengkai, professor at Peking University, told the newspaper. All the artefacts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551076/guangdong-apemen-could-be-older-peking-man-archaeologists
  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    More than 100 scientists threaten to boycott 'premature' project to study brain

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 11:39pm by GDN

    ... than 130 leaders of scientific groups around the world, including researchers at Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh and University College London (UCL), warned they would boycott the project unless ... Alexandre Pouget, a signatory of the letter at Geneva University, said that while simulations were valuable, they would not be enough to explain how the brain works. "There is a danger ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1548867/more-100-scientists-threaten-boycott-premature-project-study-brain
  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Surge in Oklahoma earthquakes linked to fracking for oil and gas

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 09:23pm by Reuters

    ... Now they have some fresh scientific evidence to back up their observations. Researchers from Cornell University and the University of Colorado say a large swarm of earthquakes in central ... Shemin Ge, a hydrogeology professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The increased pressure can trigger earthquakes in pre-existing faults or other areas of geological weaknesses, she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1546722/surge-oklahoma-earthquakes-linked-fracking-oil-and-gas

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