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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1600422/china-rising-star-science-say-shaw-prize-winners
  2. 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
  3. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Shaw laureate eyes an even greater prize

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

    ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1603437/shaw-laureate-eyes-even-greater-prize
  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    Invisibility cloak for real, and you can make one for under U$100 at home

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:20am by Reuters

    ... are not the only wizard with an invisibility cloak. Scientists at the University of Rochester have discovered a way to hide large objects from sight using inexpensive and readily available lenses, ... at the university in upstate New York. The so-called Rochester Cloak is not really a tangible cloak at all. Rather the device looks like equipment used by an optometrist. When an object is placed behind ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1602080/invisibility-cloak-real-and-you-can-make-one-under-u100-home
  5. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Sudden eruption of Japanese volcano a rare phenomenon, says French vulcanologist

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... rocks and steam down slopes popular with hikers. Vulcanologist Jacques-Marie Bardintzeff of the Universities of Paris-Sud Orsay and Cergy-Pontoise said that such sudden eruptions were rare. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1604064/sudden-eruption-japanese-volcano-rare-phenomenon-says-french-vulcanologist
  6. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    When problems equate to happiness

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

    ... Raquel Carvalho raquel.carvalho@scmp.com Shaw Prize winner Professor George Lusztig says the beauty of mathematics drives him on When problems equate to happiness Solving a mathematical problem may sounds like a headache for many of us. But for Professor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1604052/when-problems-equate-happiness
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Signs in groundwater chemistry make help scientists predict earthquakes

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:40pm by GDN

    ... yet, but at the least we have shown something happens before earthquakes," said Professor Alasdair Skelton, of Stockholm University, who led the research published in Nature Geoscience. ... claims require strong evidence," write Steven Ingebritsen of the US Geological Survey and Michael Manga, of the University of California, Berkeley, in a commentary in Nature Geoscience. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1598169/signs-groundwater-chemistry-make-help-scientists-predict-earthquakes
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596197/science-slipping-banana-skin-and-other-ig-nobel-prize-winners
  9. 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
  10. 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

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