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  1. Medical degree to include leadership module

    Posted Mar 01st 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... be related to Sars, which is also caused by a novel coronavirus. ... in microbiology at the university, meanwhile, said its team was trying to establish the role coronavirus-carrying bats might have played in the Sars outbreak that began at Prince of Wales Hospital ...

  2. HKU opens national laboratories

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... of microbiologists discovered a type of coronavirus had caused Sars, which killed 299 people in Hong Kong. 'The university discovered the [Sars] coronavirus and the other was the discovery of the connection between the coronavirus and civet cats that led the [central] government to launch very strict controls on wildlife markets,' Dr Zhong said. In January last year, three people were ...

  3. Investment in science will pay off tomorrow

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... that on his internship, he would work on the Sars coronavirus to understand how it interacts with host cells. 'It is important because we do not know if Sars will come back. If it comes back ...

  4. Write Away

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... and setting are important in creating the tone, building character and driving the plot. Dialogue is about people speaking, but conversation in novels always has a purpose. Suspense is one of the most ... personal experiences and gossip. She illustrates her points with lengthy extracts from her own and other novels, along with samples from her journal. ...

  5. Foxmask

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Compiled by Diana McPartlin Foxmask by Juliet Marillier Tor $124 Whereas the first in the Children of the Light Isles saga, Wolfskin, was about a Viking voyage to Orkney, this second draws more on fantasy, with a new generation of Nordic warriors. Creidhe ...

  6. Clear: A Transparent Novel

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Compiled by Charmaine Chan Clear: A Transparent Novel by Nicola Barker Harper Perennial, $112 Described as 'the hippest literary novel of the year' by The Independent's Boyd ... Then there's MacKenny's landlord Solomon, a cool urban philosopher equally comfortable rapping with Sean Combs as he is debating with Palestinian intellectual Edward Said. The novel's point, ...

  7. Novel way to explain Jane

    Posted Nov 06th 2005, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... fiction.' Fowler has published two short story collections, both of which won awards, and three previous novels. They include Sarah Canary, her first, in which the lead character is- or, at least, ... which was shortlisted for the Pen/Faulkner award. So, although The Jane Austen Book Club was her first contemporary novel- her work has gradually become more literary and more grounded ...

  8. Deadly Slipper: A Novel of Death in the Dordogne

    Posted Oct 16th 2005, 12:00am by Gillian Bickley

    ... Gillian Bickley Deadly Slipper: A Novel of Death in the Dordogne by Michelle Wan Doubleday, $187 This murder mystery-cum-thriller certainly keeps you reading. Has the heroine's long-missing twin, Bedie, really been murdered? Will Mara herself become a victim of a previously unsuspected serial killer? It's 19 years since French-Canadian orchid-enthusiast Bedie disappeared ...

  9. Inspiration for novels drawn from life in gulag

    Posted Aug 13th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Revolution. He was rehabilitated in 1979 with the return of Deng Xiaoping and the launch of economic reforms. He came to prominence in the 1980s for his novels, many semi-autobiographical, and his ... for their sexual themes and criticism of the government. His books have been translated into several languages. He first gained recognition for the 1981 novel Soul and Body, made into the movie ...

  10. Novel and notable- Shanghai

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jean Georges- This is the best western fine dining establishment in town, hands down. Executive chef Eric Johnson also opened Jean Georges' Market in Paris. Remember to save room for the desserts as they are out of this world. 4/F, Three on the Bund, ...




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