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  1. More money for science, technology in farms plan

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Investment will be boosted in agricultural science and technology, including seed breeding and farm machinery, in the coming year to increase production amid ... prices, Xinhua quoted Vice-Premier Hui Liangyu as saying. The government would 'largely increase investment in agricultural science and technology, and encourage investment from financial ...

  2. Science is for everyone

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Chris Lau The Hong Kong leg of the global competition, FameLab, will hold its final round on Saturday at the Science Museum. Only one of the seven finalists will win the chance to represent the city to talk about science in Britain under the Science Alive programme, co-organised by the British Council. Our junior reporters, Tam Sum-sze and Winnie Lee Wing-yee, got a sneak ...

  3. Serving science and China

    Posted Nov 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to many in this generation. Wei brought the nation modern science by stepping beyond the boundaries of his time. (Indeed, he might not have been a scientist at all.) Wei, the first son of a long ... traditional Chinese education, Wei's uncle, who had become a Christian, sent him to missionary school instead. He emerged educated in maths and science instead of solely Chinese classics, ...

  4. The pop science of bubbles

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for publication in the science journal Philosophical Magazine Letters, showing how they turned their mathematical model into real foam. 'This particular work is done very much out of intellectual ...

  5. The science of human capital

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nick Walker Challenging days lie ahead again. Who should worry the most? Many would say human resources (HR) managers and their bosses. In some respects, they have the most to gain and the most to lose. And this book is written for them, and anyone else with an informed interest in HR. Many deem the practice as both a science and an art, but in this thought-provoking work, ...

  6. Robots star at science fair

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau Do you believe that robots will one day take over the world? Come and check this out before you reach your conclusion. InnoCarnival 2011 will take place at the Hong Kong Science Park from November 5 to 13. And Young Post is offering 10 spots on an exclusive robot tour at 11am on November 5. You will get to see cutting-edge robots designed by local universities and some ...

  7. The appliance of science

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Susan Jung Takoyaki is an inexpensive Japanese snack made by cooking a loose batter and chunks of octopus in moulds of half-sphere indentations. When the batter sets, the half-balls are flipped over in the moulds, so full balls are formed, which are then ...

  8. Language Central for Science

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the difficulty of the concept that is hindering them. Language Central for Science is an iOS application, created by education publishers Pearson, to provide additional support to readers of basic ... schools worldwide have different standards for science, it is not clear what level of learners can use this app. Language Central for Science is a simple but focused vocabulary education app. ...

  9. Science Park's jobs alchemy

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis With construction underway, Phase 3 of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks (HKSTP) expansion project will provide new jobs for engineers and scientists, as well as employment opportunities for property managers and the construction industry as a whole. Due to be completed in phases between 2013 and 2016, the additional 105,000 square meters of laboratories, ...

  10. The science behind crime investigation

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a mock-up crime scene. On the forensic science training programme, organised by the Federation of Youth Groups and City University, students could learn the basic theories behind forensic science ... of Biology and Chemistry, who contributed a lot to ensure that the workshop ran smoothly, said: 'We want students to know that science is closely related to our daily lives.' Lam also said ...




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