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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1517052/scientists-tackle-final-frontier-worms-space
  2. Experts say the sky's the limit for exports of space technology

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen With its proven ability, lower costs and more relaxed regulations on space technology exports, China will be better placed to compete with the US in the lucrative satellite market with a successful lunar satellite launch according to industry analysts. 'The advance of a country's space science and technology has a positive effect on their business ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/612783/experts-say-skys-limit-exports-space-technology
  3. Comment - Letters

    Incinerator will adopt proven, cost-effective technology on island

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... Incinerator will adopt proven, cost-effective technology on island I wish to correct misunderstandings in the letter by Tom Yam (" Incinerator's hefty price tag defies guidelines ... can be evaluated. The modern 3,000 tonnes per day integrated waste management facility will adopt proven, cost-effective technology that can reliably safeguard public health and meet the most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1566561/incinerator-will-adopt-proven-cost-effective-technology-island
  4. News - China - MILITARY

    Xi urges air force to work with space industry

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 02:22pm by Minnie Chan

    ... state-owned space and aeronautics giants developing technologies for military and civilian use, such as the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) and the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC). CASC supplies most of the hardware for the manned space programmes and is responsible for other technologies such as the Long March rockets, while AVIC produces fighter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1482853/xi-urges-air-force-work-space-industry
  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE EXPLORATION

    Nasa uses space game to lure talent to its exploration programmes

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:21am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Seemingly real game may prompt youngsters to reach for the stars Nasa uses space game to lure talent In the cold vacuum of space, miles above the planet's surface, I am ... with the airlock, but not enough to cause a mid-flight collision that will end the lives of my crew. In space, there is always risk and reward. The reward for me is to stay alive- and to get home. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1522639/nasa-uses-space-game-lure-talent-its-exploration-programmes
  6. Hanoi aims for space technology

    Posted Dec 24th 2005, 12:00am by David Marsh

    ... David Marsh in Hanoi Rapidly developing Vietnam is planning a big-ticket launch of space technology. The Southeast Asian country, still heavily reliant on foreign aid, is considering spending US$2 billion over the next 15 years on telecommunication satellites and similar hi-tech systems. 'Investing in space technology is essential for state management,' said Tran Cong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/530472
  7. 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
  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Potential life-saver takes risk from nuts

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 09:27pm by Reuters

    ... firm that commercialises emerging technologies in food and agriculture, to research the marketing potential of hypoallergenic peanut products. "This is one of the best technologies in the food and nutrition space we have seen," Johnny Rodrigues, chief commercialisation officer of Xemerge, said on the university's website. "It checks all the boxes: non-GMO, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581257/potential-life-saver-takes-risk-nuts
  9. Space flight will spur technology, but more is needed to spark innovation

    Posted Oct 17th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Today's expected return of China's second manned space mission is set to drive the official media frenzy into overdrive, whipping up more patriotism and national pride. The mission has cemented China's entry into the elite club of nations that have sent men into space and reflects its technological prowess. Leaders will no doubt use it to inspire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/520810
  10. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    3-D tracking technology for mobile phones being studied at Google

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco Google works on mobile technology that would allow indoor mapping or help the blind navigate In the market for a 3-D phone tracker? Watch this space ... Project leader Johnny Lee said the goal of the project, which incorporates robotics and vision-processing technology, was "to give mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1432859/3-d-tracking-technology-mobile-phones-being-studied-google

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