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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Biomimicry pushes science forward

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... Science constantly looks to nature for inspiration in its search for solutions to problems, writes David Tan In 1941, Georges de Mestral was in a Swiss forest walking his dog when he noticed his socks were dotted with small burrs. Looking under the microscope, he saw the barbed covering of the seeds had hooked onto the looped fibres in his clothes. Here was a blueprint ...

  2. Former TV presenter sues Apple Daily

    Posted Sep 01st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... A former Guangzhou Television presenter is suing Apple Daily for libel in an article and a video published last month. Zhang Xiaoli filed her suit at the Court of First Instance earlier this week against Apple Daily Limited, Apple Daily Printing Limited and Next Media Interactive Limited - the proprietor and publisher, the printer and the provider of internet content, respectively ...

  3. Hi-tech health

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... day. It retails for US$315. Follow it up with Evolv's Sidekick (5), which claims to be the first heated, sunless airbrush tanning system. Taking a short half-hour to apply, the Sidekick uses a two-step process: a flow of heat opens up the pores and prepares the skin for application, before a controlled mist of vitamin-enriched tanning liquid is sprayed evenly onto your skin. ...

  4. The sun by day and the moon by night

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Sun and moon nouns What is ...? 1 a sun visor a. a special chair offered to guests to sit in the sunshine b. a flat board at the top of the front window of a car that keeps the sun out of a driver's eyes 2 a sundial a. an instrument that tells the ti ...

  5. All go for Galaxy lithium projects

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... in Jiangsu province. It says the plant will be operational by 2013. Managing director Iggy Tan said yesterday the company would forge ahead with construction, even in the absence of equity financing, ... forward.' Tan added that Galaxy would review its plans for a secondary listing in Hong Kong next year. Galaxy is in the process of building a US$100 million lithium carbonate plant in Zhangjiagang, ...

  6. Social networking is name of the game

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... features,' chairman and chief executive Allan Tan Qunzhao said yesterday during a conference call with analysts. Tan said Shanda Games was in negotiations to serve as a third-party online games ... networking users of the game exceeded 3.5 million on the first test day on May 16. This should be positive to Shanda Games,' a report by JP Morgan Securities (Asia-Pacific) said. Tan pointed out ...

  7. Enormous ambitions

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tan Chung-jen, the centre's CEO. Unlike bar-code technology, RFID does not require contact or line of sight for communication. The uses of this technology go beyond the commercial sector. 'Every hospital operation uses maybe 20 or 100 sponges,' Tan says. 'Now, with an RFID tag embedded in each sponge, you can check whether you have left one inside the patient before you ...

  8. News - 18th Party Congress

    Rising force of new media on mainland

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... too much trouble, including dissident artist Ai Weiwei , environmental campaigner Tan Zuoren and civil rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong. The weibo accounts for many prominent activists and opinion ...

  9. ABC Music

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tan Ly-ann familypost@scmp.com Do you know what a nyckelharpa is? It's an old Swedish stringed instrument like a violin and played with a bow. Even though this information was probably available in a copy of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, we never owned the expensive tomes, and neither was I one to pore over books. But these days it's all accessible. There is loads ...

  10. Science Park's jobs alchemy

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of sensitive instruments such as electronic microscopes and equipment used for measuring semiconductor efficiency,' says Anthony Tan, chief executive officer of HKSTP. The tech services division ... required, the professionals that look after our property management have a high level of laboratory experience and technical capabilities,' Tan says. Private property management firms are also ...




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