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  1. New surgical device key to award for Chinese University researchers

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

    ... Zoe Mak An endoscopic surgical device designed by the Chinese University Gastrointestinal Research Group to stop peptic ulcer bleeding without cutting the patient has helped to win ... of Peptic Ulcer Bleeding', led by Joseph Sung Jao-yiu of the university's Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, that won the State Scientific and Technological Progress Award ...

  2. Team basks in glow of triumph

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wilson Lau Twenty-three-year-old Eric Chen, a City University (CityU) alumnus, is the founder and director of Vitargent (International) Biotechnology, a platform for innovative biochemical ... which may have a major impact on society. Awards for innovation Eric Chen and fellow students Flex Yang and Kunal Parwani of the City University won the CityU Outstanding Innovation Award ...

  3. 9pc of men visit prostitutes

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan About nine per cent of men in Hong Kong visited a female prostitute in the past six months, with a quarter failing to use a condom. The finding was revealed in a Chinese University study released to coincide with World Aids Day today. Only one in seven of those who visited a prostitute said they had an HIV test. About 2,000 men between the ages of 18 and 60 were ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - TECHNOLOGY

    Viper's light-absorbing black scales are a wonder of nature's nanotechnology

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Dr Marlene Spinner of the University of Bonn's Institute of Zoology. But introducing the snake's nanotechnology could potentially enhance their light absorbency even more. "The ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - WORKPLACE SAFETY

    Labour Department probes HKU over air-quality complaints at new campus

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... is investigating whether University of Hong Kong violated workplace safety regulations after high formaldehyde levels in new office furniture was blamed for making numerous employees ill. A department ... to the university." The Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance requires employers and building owners to take all reasonable steps to ensure the health and safety of a workplace. Those who break ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, April 14, 2013

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:57am

    ... University of London psychologists measured the facial width-to-height ratio (fWHR) of 104 batters in Japan's professional Central League Pennant in the 2011 and 2012 seasons. In both seasons, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Cancer reflects the processes of the evolution of life

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... are not discarded, just silenced. Atavisms result when something disrupts the silencing mechanism. Charles Lineweaver, of the Australian National University, and I have proposed a theory of cancer based ... at Arizona State University. The Guardian ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Health experts on alert over virus risk

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by EMILY TSANG AND LO WEI

    ... symptoms, it will not be threatening." Professor Patrick Woo Chiu-yat, head of microbiology at the University of Hong Kong, said Sars and the new virus were "totally different ... a microbiologist from the University of Hong Kong, said the public "need not be too worried about another epidemic like Sars". "Now we have the tests. We're in a totally different world ...

  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    Nobel laureate Rita Levi-Montalcini dies aged 103

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... work on chick embryos, published in Switzerland and Belgium, led to an invitation to a research position at Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri, in 1947. Although she initially ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - MARINE LIFE

    Shark brains could hold key to attacks, says study

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... have killed an unprecedented number of surfers and swimmers off Australia's west coast in the past year. University of Western Australia shark researcher Kara Yopak, who has dissected ... their behaviour." Yopak is part of a team, working across a variety of disciplines, at the university's Oceans Institute who seeking to develop new commercial repellents. Most sharks had been found ...




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