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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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, April 13, 2014

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:22am by AGENCIES

    ... in poor countries wreaks its havoc by eating intestinal cells alive, scientists have reported in the journal Nature. The parasite Entamoeba histolytica destroys cells lining the colon, causing ... eventually dies, they found. The amoeba then detaches, spits out non-digested chunks of cell, and heads to the next meal. AFP   Sheldon shells out for Israeli moon mission SpaceIL, a non-profit ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CARE

    Gehry helps bring light into lives of patients

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... to cancer patients since 2008, has been operating from a temporary space next to the site. "The idea of a separate centre is based on the concept that the environment can influence people. We want to create a place that feels more like a home, not like a hospital," Helen Lui Wong Yun-fong, head of the centre's Hong Kong branch, said. Colon cancer patient Calina Chan ...

  7. Talk back

    Posted Oct 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q How to promote safe cycling in Hong Kong? That is easily done by providing the space necessary for safe cycling. All legislators and government officials should give up their vehicles ... into a cyclists-free city and make use of the available space to turn the roads into car racing tracks. These people are not only the main threat to the promotion of safe cycling but also the main threat ...

  8. Healthy bacteria in a tasty snack

    Posted Dec 28th 2008, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... provide a whole host of health benefits. Live yogurts improve the balance of the bacteria that live in our gut. Friendly bacteria compete with harmful bacteria in the gut for food and space ... and colon cancer. Live yogurts may be particularly beneficial if you're taking a course of antibiotics. Although antibiotics are masters at fighting bacterial infection, they also kill off ...

  9. Patient's death after low-risk lung test a rare case, inquest hears

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for examination. When he was admitted on September 11, he had a pleural effusion in his right lung- a condition resulting from fluid entering the membrane spaces around the lungs. After the chest tap ... was suffering from coronary disease, a lung disease and a colon tumour before his admission to hospital. Sit's widow, Chan Shui-king, said her husband had declined the test several times, and she ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Help for poor as Chief Executive reveals HK$10b spending spree in policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Gary Cheung, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... agricultural sites in North District and Yuen Long to increase housing supply Provide an additional 430,000 square metres of office space and 6,800 flats at Kai Tak Study the potential of underground ... development Colon cancer screening for the over-50s Case-management programme for patients with severe mental illness to expand to all districts Permission for overseas doctors to take internship ...




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