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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    March of science transforming lives of the disabled

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial March of sciencetransforming lives We use phrases like "physically handicapped" with increasing unease, preferring those that are more positive-sounding such as "differently abled". But such politically correct euphemism ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Automatic bailouts no longer an option in China

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... by the bond default of Shanghai Chaori Solar Energy Science & Technology and the collapse of a real estate company with 3.5 billion yuan of debt and 15 bank creditors. The collapse of the illegal ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Findings on antisocial children raise red flag for parents

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Study raises red flag for parents Are we in danger of raising a generation of narcissists and spoiled brats? A new study by City University social scientist Annis Fung Lai-chu has caused alarm. At first glance, her key findings are disturbi ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Run Run Shaw's legacy will live on

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 05:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and on the mainland. As much as he will be fondly remembered for entertaining, his name will also live on for his contribution to education, health care and the sciences. Shaw was a legend in the movie-making ... Festival and through his Sir Run Run Shaw Charitable Trust and Shaw Foundation, gave generously to improve and promote education, medical and welfare services, science and technology, and the arts. ...

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    Containing bird flu viruses a life and death battle in China

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 02:46am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A life and death battle for Beijing Bird flu sub-types affecting humans are named with science in mind, factually and without emotion. As innocuous as the four-character combinations of the letters H, N and numbers sound, though, there is every reason to be edgy about them. With H7N9 causing deaths around China, H9N2 re-emerging after a four-year hiatus and H5N1 ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Remembering Robert Edwards, the pioneer of IVF

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial He gave childless a chance for joy The sentiment that "the most important thing in life is having a child" is universal. This Sunday, the first family day after his death, we will attribute it to someone on record as having said i ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's lunar probe a missed opportunity to embrace innovation

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 04:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... ignored. It's been argued that there is no point reinventing the wheel. But under the Americans, Europeans and Soviets, space programmes have been about pushing the frontiers of science ... stingy. However, science minister Wan Gang recently warned that the abuse of funding by researchers for personal use has been alarming. He did not provide an estimate, but if such abuse has been ...

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    China takes its place in space with Chang'e-3 and Jade Rabbit

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 03:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the next decade. By then China, too, will have had to weigh the cost, complexity and risk of manned exploration against the potential rewards of science-driven missions. Exploring the moon ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    CERN is a hero behind the discovery of the 'God particle'

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... most prestigious science prize. The Nobel committees have not been known to work quickly. This is especially true for physics. One of its award criteria is that the work recognised ... the collider. CERN is truly one of the great international collaborative efforts of our time. In our age of big science, breakthroughs usually involve large teams and institutions. The lone heroic ...

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    China's moon dreams will serve humanity

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 04:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Moon dreams serve humanity Chinese have dreamed of travelling to the moon since ancient times. In a mere nine days- science, technology and fortunes pending- that desire will move a tantalising step closer with the soft landing on the lunar surface of the Chang'e-3 probe. At that moment, there will be an immense sense of national achievement, but the mission ...




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