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  1. News - World - SPACE

    Dragon V2 capsule from SpaceX is first entry in race to build successor to space shuttle

    Posted May 30th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Dragon V2 craft is first US has built for manned space travel since end of shuttle programme, with its makers targeting a launch by 2017 New space race ... a year before Nasa (the US space agency) needs it," said Musk, a 42-year-old billionaire who is also head of the electric-car maker Tesla Motors. "We feel fairly confident we'll ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1522045/dragon-v2-capsule-spacex-first-entry-race-build-successor-space-shuttle
  2. News - World - TURKEY

    Erdogan’s presidential win starts race for new Turkish government

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 05:28pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Ankara Turkey’s ruling party begins deliberations on the shape of the next government on Monday after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan secured his place in history by winning the nation’s first direct presidential election. Erdogan’s victory in Su ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571417/erdogans-presidential-win-starts-race-new-turkish-government
  3. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Next year's Hong Kong Marathon won't raise quota of runners

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Earlier-than-usual race will cap registration at the same number as this year, as organisers say it has reached its size limit given the route HK ... that the quota for the race in January- held before the Lunar New Year holiday for the first time- would remain at 73,000. "There is no room to expand," Ko, chairman of the organising ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1579488/next-years-hong-kong-marathon-wont-raise-quota-runners
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why the Ice Bucket Challenge reminds us of the power of words

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:46am by Alice Wu

    ... People afflicted with debilitating diseases like ALS know this all too well. For them, motor functions can deteriorate to a point where speaking becomes a painful struggle. To live ... Wong is now wheelchair-bound and slow in speech. Yet he continues to write, a difficult challenge for someone losing motor control. Notably, he has penned a collection of essays that bring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1579315/why-ice-bucket-challenge-reminds-us-power-words
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ice Bucket Challenge risky for health of some people, Hong Kong doctors say

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by DANNY LEE

    ... and those suffering from high blood pressure. Launched in the United States to raise money for motor neurone disease sufferers, the campaign has gone worldwide and has raised funds for a range ... of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a type of motor neurone disease. The condition causes a victim's muscles to weaken, leading to difficulties in moving, speaking, swallowing and even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580196/ice-bucket-challenge-risky-health-some-people-hong-kong-doctors-say
  6. News - World - ETHICS

    Switzerland sees ‘suicide tourism’ numbers double over four years

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 09:34pm by Reuters

    ... Neurological conditions, such as motor neurone disease, Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis were factors in almost half of the cases examined in the study. A rise in foreign assisted suicides has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1578601/switzerland-sees-suicide-tourism-numbers-double-over-four-years
  7. News - World - SPACE

    Galileo satellites sent into wrong orbit

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:00am by AP

    ... small motors inside the satellites would be strong enough to push them into the correct orbits. If the two satellites could not be pushed to the correct altitude above the earth, he said, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580365/galileo-satellites-sent-wrong-orbit
  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Race to find survivors in India landslide as death toll rises

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 06:48pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Malin Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris on Thursday, after a landslide engulfed an entire village in western India, killing at least 30 people and leaving about 100 missing and ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563537/rescuers-race-find-survivors-india-landslide-death-toll-rises
  9. News - China - MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

    Chinese scientists create robot arm powered by thought that can play rock, paper scissors

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 07:05pm by Staff Reporter, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... China’s progress in brain-machine interface research, bringing new hope to patients who suffer from motor dysfunctions in their limbs. “In fact, this research will have many clinical applications ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580838/chinese-scientists-create-robotic-arm-powered-only-human-thoughts
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    General Motors fined US$35m over delay in recall

    Posted May 17th 2014, 02:10am by AFP

    ... Associated Press in Washington General Motors fined US$35m over delay in recall US safety regulators have fined General Motors US$35 million for delays in recalling small cars with faulty ignition switches that are linked to at least 13 deaths. It's the maximum penalty that the government can impose and the first time an automaker has been fined that much. But the amount ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1513961/general-motors-fined-us35m-over-delay-recall

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