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  1. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Shaw scientists 'driven by curiosity'

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:31am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Foundation defends role of prizes as this year's six winners announced Shaw scientists 'driven by curiosity' The Hong Kong foundation handing out the annual multimillion-dollar Shaw Prize has defended the role of such awards in spurring scientific progress, as it announced this year's winners. "Really good scientists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520089/shaw-scientists-driven-curiosity
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Cranky spouse? Feed them carbs to raise blood sugar, say scientists in Hangry (hungry + angry) study

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 12:12am by NYT

    ... compete with their spouse to see who could press a button faster when a target square turned red on the computer, and that the winner on each trial could blast the loser with loud noise through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1483163/cranky-spouse-feed-them-carbs-raise-blood-sugar-say-scientists-hangry
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    Nobel winner Randy Schekman boycotts top science journals

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 09:26pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Biologist Randy Schekman says his lab will no longer send research papers to publications that exert a 'toxic influence' on science Nobel winner slams 'tyranny' of top journals Leading academic journals distort the scientific process and represent a "tyranny" that must be broken, according to a Nobel prize winner who has declared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1377583/nobel-winner-randy-schekman-boycotts-top-science-journals
  4. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Fund research or fall behind, Shaw Prize winners warn Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Shaw Prize winner surge the government to invest in education, research and innovation in order to stay competitive, echoing warning from WEF ‘Fund research ... University, said: "It is very important that government funding be the most robust component of the [researcher's] endeavour, because it is extremely expensive overall." Fellow winner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1317715/fund-research-or-fall-behind-shaw-prize-winners-warn-hong-kong
  5. News - China - SCIENCE

    Mainland scientist wins prestigious space science award

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:24pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... The academy has mostly given the award to Western scientists as recognition for outstanding lifetime achievement. After Liu Jiyuan, a mainland rocket scientist, became the first winner from China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1404618/mainland-scientist-wins-prestigious-space-science-award
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Slot machines trick losers into thinking they're winning

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... like a winner. Dixon's team of scientists had 96 gamblers play a slot machine simulator with and without sound and had it programmed to win exactly 28 times out of a total of 200 spins. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1277453/slot-machines-trick-losers-thinking-theyre-winning
  7. News - China - SCIENCE

    Astrophysicist Wang Jianmin offers new way to measure universe

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... approach, and that's why he let Wang use their telescope. "At the end of the day the winner will not be a scientist, but science," he said.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1205065/astrophysicist-wang-jianmin-offers-new-way-measure-universe
  8. News - China - SCIENCE

    Military scientists Wang Xiaomo and Zheng Zhemin win prestigious award

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... to some scientists familiar with the process. The winners' names and contributions were classified. From 2000 to 2011, 20 scientists received the award for contributions in civilian sectors such as mathematics, agriculture, medical science, chemistry and architecture. Though some scientists worked with supercomputers and space technology, the government never before alluded to winners ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1131328/military-scientists-wang-xiaomo-and-zheng-zhemin-win-prestigious-award
  9. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard happiest man known to science

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Upper Dolpa, Nepal

    ... we'd have three Nobel Prize winners eating with us. It was fantastic … Some of them were wonderful but some could be difficult." By the time he got his PhD in cell genetics from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1072585/buddhist-monk-matthieu-ricard-happiest-man-known-science
  10. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Shaw laureate Maxim Kontsevich's work recognised at award ceremony

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... The winners were announced in May. Kontsevich's work can be seen in the context of what physicist Stephen Hawking and other string theorists strive towards: a universal theory that explains all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1041724/shaw-laureate-maxim-kontsevichs-work-recognised-award-ceremony

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