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  1. Up, up and away

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The United States space agency, Nasa, has described the idea of building a space lift as 'audacious and outrageous'. Such infrastructure reminds one of the fairytale Jack and the Beanstalk, in which some magic beans sprout a monster beanstalk that soars into the sky. The concept of a structure reaching into space dates back to 1895. Russian rocket scientist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676538/and-away
  2. Letters

    Posted Jan 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is now the only true superpower, and it has unrivalled ambitions- whether in space or elsewhere- with its recently announced moon-and-Mars plan budgeted at US$170 billion- or even much more. ... one right. KEVIN CHING, Mid-Levels Space goal How appropriate that President George W. Bush has set his country's sights on Mars. This fully accords with his administration's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/442480/letters
  3. Planting an idea

    Posted Jun 07th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... 'moonscape'. It seems highly unsuited to life of any kind. Still, the moon might just serve as a platform for the future field of 'space agriculture'. Moves are afoot to turn the old orb from ... cabbage and turnip. Doubters and detractors might suggest that such a mission is bound to fail but one reason for giving the lunar greenhouse a go is that the United States space agency Nasa plans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/682870/planting-idea
  4. Lifestyle - Health - HIT & MYTHS

    Hits & Myths: are colon-cleansing products necessary for a healthy gut?

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:30am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... Sasha M Gonzales life@scmp.com Are colon-cleansing products and procedures necessary for a healthy gut? The straight answer: No The facts: There are many products, programmes and procedures that claim to "cleanse" or "detoxify" your colon. It's a common belief that years of bad eating habits can cause faecal matter and toxins, such as parasites, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1574196/hits-myths-are-colon-cleansing-products-necessary-healthy-gut
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    DNA-based test for colon cancer, costing US$599 a go, approved by US

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:17pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington DNA-based test for colon cancer approved by FDA The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved the first screening test for colon cancer ... and precancerous polyps. But company studies of Cologuard showed that it was more accurate at detecting tumours and polyps than traditional stool blood tests. Cologuard detected 92 per cent of colon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572237/dna-based-test-colon-cancer-costing-us599-go-approved-us
  6. Ma Lik still in Guangzhou hospital after colon cancer surgery

    Posted Aug 15th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee DAB chairman Ma Lik was still in intensive care last night, four days after an operation in Guangzhou to treat his colon cancer. On Wednesday, Democratic Alliance ... minority groups to symbolise their hope for harmony. Yesterday, Legco candidates for Hong Kong Island attended a forum organised by HKU Space Alumni to introduce their election platforms and answer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/466690/ma-lik-still-guangzhou-hospital-after-colon-cancer-surgery
  7. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Danish architects take space and light approach

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:34am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... architects take space and light approach With a population of less than 6 million, Denmark is smaller than many Chinese cities. Yet the rapidly urbanising China needs what the Nordic nation ... the Danes start thinking about sustainability in a passive way – such as site orientation and a sensibility to light and space – at the very start of the process. She deems “active” sustainability, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/interiors-living/article/1581030/danish-architects-take-space-and-light-approach
  8. News - World - MEDICINE

    Aspirin can halve colon cancer risk, but only for those with specific gene

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Genetic key to aspirin cutting colon cancer risk Aspirin can reduce the risk of colon cancer by half, but only in people who carry high levels ... why some people saw a benefit and others did not, according to the study published on Wednesday in Science Translational Medicine. Scientists studied tissues from people who developed colon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1496025/aspirin-can-halve-colon-cancer-risk-only-those-specific-gene
  9. News - China - CONTROVERSY

    Red Cross admits illegally renting out warehouse space in Beijing district

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 06:34pm by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Warehouse paid for entirely with central government funds was rented to a company, which then sublet space to others The Red Cross Society of China, which has ... but was empty, into commercial use because they needed funding to pay staff. The warehouse, with a total floor space of 62,157 square metres in Shunyi district, was built in September 2008 after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1577772/red-cross-admits-illegally-renting-out-warehouse-space-illegally-beijing
  10. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Kids Space Camp lets local youngsters play among the stars

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau Jessie.lau@scmp.com Moon-walking and rocket-building also part of the fun at astronaut camp in United States What I did this summer: I ate ice cream on the moon Fixing a space ... on the role of mission specialist in a space training simulation. But, he added: "If you can, just try- if you try, you can learn new things." Liu and seven other "junior ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571560/kids-space-camp-lets-local-youngsters-play-among-stars

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