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  1. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Physics prodigy wins admirers for network theory

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:36am by MICHAEL DEWAALMONTGOMERY

    ... Michael de Waal-Montgomery michael.dewaalmontgomery@scmp.com Victor Lam's ideas on network reliability could have implications on the street and the internet Physics prodigy wins admirers for network theory He may only be 17, but physics prodigy Victor Lam Ho-tat is already stunning academics around the world with research that could greatly improve the reliability of power ...

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    US study focuses on how infants' brains respond to language

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... be mentally exercising the pivotal parts of their brains in preparation. Study author and neuroscientist Patricia Kuhl says her results reinforce the belief that talking and reading to babies from ...

  3. News - China - SCIENCE

    Is corruption all in the mind?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... a physical link to the behaviour. "It's an intriguing topic for scientists and important to society," Ge said. The mainland is in the midst of one of the most extensive crackdowns ... a physical correlation in the brain, scientists could look at alternative ways to modify behaviour, including medication or psychotherapy, she said. Dr Cao Jun, a neuroscience researcher ...

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    Learning second language may delay dementia, Scottish study finds

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 09:55pm by MCT

    ... cognitive benefits for the brain. Many recent studies have pointed out that bilingualism seems to be good exercise for the brain and later in life might even help delay the onset of dementia. ... for apolipoprotein E, physical fitness, and [not] smoking", the authors wrote. Learning a language seemed to make as much difference in later-in-life cognitive decline as a gene that's been tied ...

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    Identical twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly subjects of scientific study

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:49pm by AP

    ... during and after his brother's American-record-setting flight. Mark Kelly draws the line, though, at mimicking his brother's extreme exercise in orbit or eating "crappy space ... That is the whole point of Kelly and Kornienko's one-year mission: to identify physical challenges that need to be overcome before astronauts venture to Mars and beyond. The pair will launch from ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Shaw scientists 'driven by curiosity'

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

    ... are driven by curiosity, not prizes. The prizes are things that happen in the end," said Kenneth Young, physics professor at Chinese University and a member of the council selecting Shaw ... by entrepreneurs have emerged. They include the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics and Life Sciences- started by Google's Sergey Brin, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan of Facebook, ...

  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    People who do most housework are largest, study says

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 04:09am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian Adding weight to housework debate Anyone who thinks that washing the dishes, doing a spot of cleaning or pushing a vacuum cleaner around counts as exercise should stop reading ... The findings challenge Public Health England and the World Health Organisation's endorsement of household chores as contributing towards a recommended target of 150 minutes of physical activity ...

  8. News - China - SCIENCE

    A diet of worms: Chinese volunteers spend 105 days eating creepy crawlies in space experiment

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:37am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... experiment showed little physical or mental discomfort after spending three months munching on the invertebrate animals, according to a scientist involved in the research. The results of the project ...

  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Making matter from light to be shown within a year, scientists say

    Posted May 19th 2014, 08:54pm by GDN

    ... "Such a collider could be used to study fundamental physics with a very clean experimental set-up: pure light goes in, matter comes out. The experiment would be the first demonstration ...

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    ‘Wonder material’ graphene made in kitchen blender with detergent

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 08:38pm by NYT

    ... and electricity extremely well and is nearly transparent in its purest form. It is a "wonder material", according to the American Physical Society, "a million times thinner than paper, ...




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