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  1. Tenants proof of the kind of 'science' done at Science Park

    Posted Jul 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp We welcome the following companies who have joined the Science Park community... Science Park advertisement, July 20 The people at Science Park tend to get upset when I say there is little science done there and most of the tenants are private sales and management offices that we subsidise through the public purse. You have us all wrong, I'm told. ...

  2. Ghosts in the gene

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... we will evolve. Wells is a fine anthropologist and geneticist, and the first 120 pages are full of convincing science. But he proves a lesser futurist and his foray into this area is trite. ...

  3. Team that revealed age and size of universe honoured

    Posted May 28th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... of the three awards in the Shaw Prize 2010- for astronomy, life sciences and medicine and mathematical sciences- were announced yesterday. Each award carries a prize of US$1 million. Scientists working ... Francisco, won the life sciences and medicine prize for discovering the molecular mechanisms responsible for the perception of pain and temperature and hypersensitivity to pain. Young said: 'His ...

  4. Honoured Yam's lonely toil in HK's science 'battlefield'

    Posted Nov 11th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... A University of Hong Kong professor, named one of five winners in the annual L'Oreal-Unesco Women in Science awards, says doing research in Hong Kong is a lonely business. Chemistry ... she said working in science was a lonely pursuit in Hong Kong. 'It's like going to the battlefield on your own,' she said. 'Ordinary people in Hong Kong, a financial hub, ...

  5. Chance to explore the future of science

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bharisha Mirpuri, Young Post intern Learning science can be creative and fun, and gives you fresh ideas about different aspects of life. That's the message the Hong Kong Science Museum is trying to convey through a programme aimed at promoting a better understanding of the subject among students. Now in its 10th year, Science Alive is co-organised by the British Council, ...

  6. Contest will stir new interest in science

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am writing in response to the article 'Looking for talent' (Young Post, December 8) about the Polytechnic University's Senior Secondary Mathematics and Science Competition. I am glad we have the new competition as it will be a chance for students to rediscover their interest in science. Hong Kong students are known for performing well in science subjects, ...

  7. HK student wins national science prize

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A Hong Kong student won the top prize in the 10th Little Scientists of Tomorrow, a national science contest for senior secondary students in Beijing. Yeung Wing-ki, 18, of St Paul's Convent School, shared first place with 15 others. She was one of 581 contestants. Yeung won a 20,000 yuan (HK$23,200) cash prize and her school also received 20,000 yuan for her research ...

  8. Lack of investment in medium to large science hampers Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I would like to echo the call by Tony Chan Fan-cheong, president of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, for Hong Kong's participation in major international science projects ('A sound experiment', August 25). Although Hong Kong researchers are relatively well funded for small science research, we have no access to medium or large science facilities. ...

  9. Science & Faith The Script (CD)

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Christopher Wang

    ... YP intern Christopher Wang Alternative band The Script released their second album, Science & Faith, which skyrocketed to number one on the UK charts. Science & Faith picks up ... but the effect is rather nice: the vocals blend perfectly with the melodies, steering clear of traditional cliches. True to the album's title, Science & Faith goes on incessantly about hardship ...

  10. Moisturiser based on Russian science will make Soviet communists turn in their graves

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... what it says is the cutting-edge science of biophotons, or cellular light extracted from hundreds of plants. It works, literally, under the skin at the cellular levels. Bio what? My curiosity ...




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