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  1. Poll finds new high in confidence amid crisis

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Among 507 working respondents, 56.8 per cent said they were not worried about losing their jobs, also a high in the research, and 3.8 percentage points up from last month. Some 42.8 per cent ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Researchers work on new aluminium product

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Researchers work on new aluminium product Stronger than aluminium, yet cheaper and lighter than steel. These are the claims made for a new material developed by Hong Kong researchers, who say it could replace steel and cement in buildings. The composite of carbon and aluminium, known as fibre-reinforced aluminium, can also save energy, ...

  3. News - World

    Children who lose a parent more likely to die young, say Scandinavian researchers

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by NYT

    ... themselves from a variety of causes, new research shows. A study that tracked more than seven million people for up to 42 years found that people who lost a parent before they turned 18 were 50 per ... increased mortality risk from both external causes and diseases, regardless of age and sex of the child and the deceased parent," researchers reported on Tuesday in the journal PLOS Medicine. ...

  4. News - China - CHINA ENVIRONMENT

    Shanghai will be hurt most by Three Gorges Dam project, researcher says

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 02:32pm

    ... tank researcher. The project is going to reduce the amount of river water and sediment in the Shanghai area, and seawater will encroach on and cause erosion to the coastline, according ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan, Britain to launch joint research into fighter jet missile technology

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... of the National Security Council on Thursday, the Mainichi newspaper reported, without citing sources. The joint research with Britain was linked to a European missile project called Meteor, while ...

  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Friends share similar genes, researchers find, but they're not sure why

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:29pm by AP

    ... between friends than between strangers. That's beyond the effect of shared ethnicity, researchers say. And it could be important for theories about human evolution, says James Fowler of the University of California, San Diego. He and Yale researcher Nicholas Christakis presented their results in a paper released by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study included ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong researchers may have found way to combat Alzheimer's disease

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:01pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Researchers believe they can slow disease's progress with use of molecule found in medicinal herb New lead on Alzheimer's Researchers believe they have ... rhynchophylline, could take another five to 10 years, according to Professor Nancy Ip Yuk-yu, who led the research. "We hope our method will be able to target early abnormal changes ...

  8. INTAGE Group redefines marketing research in Asia

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:31am by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... research solutions. To enhance its business and engage in further development, Japan's market research leader and the world's seventh-largest has been aggressively engaging in future ... fuses INTAGE's comprehensive research expertise with NTT DOCOMO's mobile communications technology to offer cutting-edge marketing solutions based on NTT DOCOMO's nationwide ...

  9. Lifestyle

    Fish oil may not be a defence against heart disease, research shows

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:49pm by Sasha Gonzales

    ... to the group's high consumption of marine fats like whale and seal blubber. But when some researchers recently set out to re-examine the validity of Bang and Dyerberg's famous study, they noted ... DIETICIAN According to Fodor, who is also head of research for the Prevention and Rehabilitation Centre at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, the fact that Bang and Dyerberg overlooked ...

  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Lumosity's brain training games give researchers a window on the mind

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:39am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post in San Francisco Lumosity's challenges, played by millions, give researchers an invaluable chance to study how the brain functions and changes over time ... largest about how the human brain functions and changes over time. And in an unusual move, the company is allowing access to any academic researcher interested in studying it. The dataset is so ...




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