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  1. Activists stage human zoo to show fur trade cruelty

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Butler said there was not a single piece of animal welfare legislation on the mainland, and Peta had written to President Hu Jintao offering to help implement humane slaughtering practices across ...

  2. First suspected human-mad-cow patient in hospital

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... instruments,' Dr Lo said. 'There is a much higher risk of contracting the disease through blood transfusion or organ donation. The sterilising procedures of surgical instruments are enough ...

  3. The human brain

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... of the human brain is that it has become bigger compared to the rest of our body. Two hemispheres The brain has a right side and a left side - these are called hemispheres. The earth is also divided ... to do what. It controls our movement. A growing organ It would make sense the human brain is bigger than the brains of other animals. After all, we're smarter. But some animals have bigger ...

  4. Academics push for law to protect animal rights

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei In a country where the protection of human rights remains a sensitive topic, one man hopes to make a breakthrough in the protection of animal rights- and believes he took a step ... into action. 'I know the road is long, but this is an issue society is highly concerned about,' said Chang, who has been involved in drafting legal documents related to animal rights for 11 ...

  5. Animals have rights too

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... keeper who had been looking after him for the past seven years at Ocean Park. This makes me wonder whether we should keep animals in cages just to look at them. Just like humans, animals have rights but we put them in cages. Imagine how you would feel if you were a sea lion or giant panda in a cage. However, it is not just a question of the animals' rights. Sometimes ...

  6. Time was right for the Bangkok Boys to make their move in HK

    Posted Dec 10th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. It's a good thing the 'Bangkok Boys' of Lotus Arts de Vivre chose this week to host their home objets d'art sale at the Sin Sin Atelier and Annex. Had Nicki (left) and ...

  7. News - World

    Whales mimic human speech

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in San Diego, California

    ... Associated Press in San Diego, California Whales mimic human speech It could be the muffled sound of someone singing in the shower or that nonsensical, indecipherable speech of the Muppets' Swedish Chef. In fact, the bizarre audio unveiled by scientists on Monday is that of a beluga whale imitating the voices of people. In fact, the whale's song sounded so eerily human ...

  8. Q&A

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... I have asked the teacher to help her but it has made no difference. I find it difficult to show her myself as I am right-handed and also find it difficult to teach her how to do other simple ... teacher at the school can be helpful. It is extremely difficult for right-handed adults to demonstrate certain things to left-handed children and this can be very frustrating for parents. Teaching ...

  9. School closures the right course to take

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government has stuck to its guns and gone ahead with its vow to close primary schools and kindergartens in response to a local outbreak of human swine flu. This may be controversial ... proved a mild flu with low mortality. In the light of our experience with Sars, however, the government is right to put counter measures in place sooner rather than later. Thousands of families ...

  10. Change of approach on flu the right prescription

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... if necessary, change. Viruses that move between birds, other animals and humans are constantly evolving and have the potential to mutate into ever-more deadly strains. Such diseases are not static ...




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