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  1. News - China Insider - SCIENCE

    China’s next moon mission could be delayed, says senior space programme official

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:28am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Malfunctioning of China's moon rover 'Jade Rabbit' still a mystery China’s next mission into space will not occur this year and may not involve a moon landing, a veteran official with the space programme has said. The time and objectives of the space mission have not been decided yet, Long Lehao, director of the science ...

  2. News - China - SCIENCE

    A diet of worms: Chinese volunteers spend 105 days eating creepy crawlies in space experiment

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:37am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... for space missions Three volunteers have chalked up another first for China's space programme. They have spent 105 days living in a sealed test laboratory in Beijing and proved that worms can be the main source of protein during long space missions. The idea of using the animals as one of the main sources of food to sustain astronauts met with resistance in the West after scientists from ...

  3. News - China - SCIENCE

    Shenzhen firm Dexta Robotics seeks global funding for exoskeleton device

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 10:59pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... and technical performance, and Dexta hopes its devices will become as common as the TV remote. The project is attracting a lot of attention, particularly on technology websites, but the creators have shied away from the limelight. Zhang Yifei, Dexta's chief technology officer, said the team was keen to focus as much attention as they could on the technology but as little as possible ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Local inventors' innovative light bulb puts rivals in shade

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 04:12am by Amy Nip

    ... a 10-year warranty on the product. The airLED bulb is based on technology invented by Dr Lau Kei-may, chair professor at the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the University of Science and Technology, and telecommunications developer James Wang. The new bulb is said to be up to 25 per cent more energy efficient than other LED products and 85 per cent more than ...

  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Nobel prize winner tops his own idea with newer, better microscope

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 04:44am by WASHPOST

    ... resolution and speed. Betzig came up with his Nobel-winning microscope (Palm) after becoming frustrated with the limitations of other microscope technologies. The so-called lattice light-sheet microscopy that he describes in Thursday's paper was the result of his eventual boredom with Palm. "Again, I just started to understand the limits of the technology," Betzig said. Palm ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE

    Chinese researchers discover why so many writers are heavy smokers

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 06:03am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Chinese scientists show heavy smoking boosts the imagination, though it harms rest of brain Why writers draw on tobacco for inspiration A Chinese study on how tobacco use damages the brain has also stumbled upon evidence ...

  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Ancient Scottish fish first to have sex, and sideways too, fossil find shows

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 10:00pm by Reuters

    ... across a single fossil bone in the collections of the University of Technology in Tallinn, Estonia, last year. The research then involved scientists from Australia, Estonia, Britain, Sweden ...

  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Paralysis reversed: Man walks again after revolutionary transplant fusing nose cells in spine

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 08:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Nerve cells from his nose were put into his spine, helping to reform severed connections Paralysed man takes first steps with new treatment A paralysed man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment that one of t ...

  9. News - China - SCIENCE

    Mainland scientist wins prestigious space science award

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:24pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... government leaders to open up space facilities and technology for civilian use. She spent more than five years lobbying high-ranking officials in the military and various ministries ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com A mainland researcher received the Von Karman Award, one of the most prestigious awards in space science, in Washington, the United States last Friday. ...

  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 ...




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