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  1. Biologist laments science brain drain

    Posted Dec 09th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Omicron Ma Leung-hang, a postgraduate biology student at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) believes his future is not in Hong Kong, but somewhere ... Centre aims to inspire fresh research and encourage an interest in science, through a university network linked to schools and the public. The centre is a charity that organises an annual Darwin ...

  2. China Haidian buys stake in science park

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Winston Yau China Haidian Holdings, the new incarnation of China Everbright Technology, has agreed to pay $126 million for a 21 per cent stake in a Beijing property and science-park development company. The timepiece manufacturer, which passed to mainland businessman Hon Kwok-lung from China Everbright Holdings about six months ago, has bought into Beijing Haidian Science Park ...

  3. Awards encourage excellence in mathematics and science

    Posted Dec 17th 2004, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH The first Hang Lung Mathematics Awards are being presented to a group of students tonight at Government House. The award has been set up to encourage secondary school students and teachers to realise their full creative potential in mathematics and science by stimulating their passion for intellectual discovery. Teams had to submit interesting and meaningful mathematics ...

  4. A leading light in science

    Posted Dec 09th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Welsh folk songs and arias from popular operas may seem to have little in common with science, but to Professor Anthony Campbell, tenor, conductor and discoverer of one of modern medicine's most useful breakthroughs, the arts and science are inextricably linked. 'Imagine a painter who understands in detail how the eye works or a musician or composer who interprets the way ...

  5. Science and the man: PhD student puzzles it out

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis For most scientists their 'ah' moment comes when they make a breakthrough discovery. But for Omicron Ma Leung-hang, a postgraduate biology student at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), it arrived when he realised how little he knew about the subject. 'There are so many unknowns and puzzles in the world of biology,' said Mr Ma, ...

  6. CK Life Sciences steps up expansion drive

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang CK Life Sciences International (Holdings), the biotechnology arm of Cheung Kong (Holdings), expects further expansion through imminent acquisitions after reporting a 77 per ... sales of eco-food and organic products provided the impetus for CK Life Sciences' profitability. Sales of the company's fertiliser division were up sevenfold from the same period last ...

  7. Science of life

    Posted Nov 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Hiram To

    ... Hiram To THE ANCIENT INDIAN health science of Ayurveda is fast becoming a highly respected alternative to western medicine and an integral part of holistic health treatments and contemporary lifestyles, counting pop icon Madonna and veteran supermodel Naomi Campbell among the many converts to its age-old wisdom. Ayurveda treatments embrace the gamut of stress and pain relief, ...

  8. Science venture to plumb new depths

    Posted Sep 24th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Council,' said Gao Jie, of the Qingdao Municipal Science and Technology Commission. 'Preparation [for the trial operation] is likely to be finished in the first half of 2006, which is slightly ... journey could last as long as 12 hours. The deep submergence programme was listed in 2001 as a major science project under the 10th Five-Year Plan (2001-2005), and in the '863 ...

  9. Science and art interact in 3-D

    Posted Sep 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An upcoming exhibition, Trespassing- Digital Interaction, will showcase a series of interactive media works by artist Young Hay. His works cross the boundaries between art and science technology. Young's latest research project, Body Brush and Body Baton, done in conjunction with City University, fuses new technology and art, transforming body painting techniques ...

  10. Top science park in need of engineers

    Posted Jul 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Susie Gyopos Only those able to offer outstanding service should think of applying for positions for highly educated engineers and communication experts at a world-class science park. ... of the world's top one-stop shops for high-technology research and development. A premier government statutory body, the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corp (HKSTP) operates the two-year-old ...




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