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  1. News - China - SCIENCE

    Ancient man afflicted by rare hole-in-the-head disease

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Ancient man afflicted by rare hole-in-head disease Some medical ailments considered very rare today may have been much more common among early humans in China more than 100,000 years ago - so common that they may have contributed to their extinction and replacement by modern Chinese, according to a study by Chinese paleoanthropologists. One ...

  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Genes of mother's ex-partner show up in young flies. As for humans …

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 11:25pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Genes of mother's ex show up in young flies What if your genetic destiny wasn't written solely by your two biological parents, but also by your mother's first sexual partner? That is the case for neriid flies, which seem to develop differently based on the traits of their mothers' previous partners. Researchers had observed that these flies ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Shaw laureate eyes an even greater prize

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... that a wonderful challenge in life. It keeps you young," said Walter. They fell in love with science early in life. Walter started playing with chemicals from his father's pharmacy, while ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    China is the rising star in science, say Shaw Prize winners

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:03am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... that science in Britain was living on past glories. "We have a culture- at least a culture takes a long time to build up- but young people can quickly make up for the experience that old people ... wealth and also invest heavily in young people," he said. Cole said career opportunities must be provided for scientists as research was a long-term investment. The prizewinners have devoted ...

  5. News - China - SCIENCE

    Bacteria that 'eats' odour could bring end to smelly toilets in China

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:23am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Researchers have found bacteria that feeds off human waste and eliminates odour, creating a possible solution to a persistent problem A natural bioweapon for smelly toilets Mainland scientists have developed a "bioweapon" that can wipe out the notorious bad smell in public toilets. Up to 75 per cent of the odour can be removed, with the rest ...

  6. News - China - SCIENCE

    Is corruption all in the mind?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Mainland research suggests that graft may have a physiological basis, and that some people's brains are hard-wired for bribery Is corruption all in the mind? Would you accept a bribe or recoil from it? Mainland scientists say the answer might lie in part of the left brain, prompting debate over whether drugs or therapy could fight the tendency ...

  7. 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

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Researchers have spent more than three months living in a sealed lab to simulate growing their own food away from Earth Worms 'best diet' 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 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Shaw scientists 'driven by curiosity'

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:31am by Christy Choi

    ... are driven by curiosity, not prizes. The prizes are things that happen in the end," said Kenneth Young, physics professor at Chinese University and a member of the council selecting Shaw Laureates. "Young people know certain fields are blossoming, and that's why they join. It's because of breakthroughs, not prizes. Twenty to 30 years ago, people wouldn't have ...

  9. News - China - SCIENCE

    Chinese job applicant calls ITER hiring process unfair

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen chen.binglin@scmp.com Applicant claims she lost job to French-bias The experience of one Chinese applicant who was turned down for a key position at the International ... the highest score; the Chinese candidate came in second. "They called me and told me that I did great in the interview, but I was too young to manage 'a group of old French ...

  10. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Japan laboratory says stem-cell data faked by researcher Haruko Obokata

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:24pm by AFP

    ... to a young researcher's lack of experience and awareness of the importance of research ethics," Noyori said. He also blamed a "lack of leadership" among researchers in a position ...




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