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  • Jul 25, 2014
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Ever since the invention of the MP3 file in 1993, the music industry has been in flux. From illegal file-sharing to YouTube, from downloads to streaming services, it continues to pioneer new ways...

25 Jul 2014 - 1:49am

Bridges exist to transport people and traffic from one point to another in the shortest possible time.

25 Jul 2014 - 1:49am

Apple opens a public beta programme for OS X Yosemite today – and the Post can give a sneak preview of what’s in store for users after spending two days trying out the system.

24 Jul 2014 - 5:13pm

Stronger than aluminium, yet cheaper and lighter than steel. These are the claims made for a new material developed by Hong Kong researchers, who say it could replace steel and cement in buildings...

24 Jul 2014 - 4:57am

Like a well-trained dog, the HEXO+ follows you faithfully wherever you go. But it doesn't walk besides you - it's airborne.

20 Jul 2014 - 3:54am

There has been considerable brouhaha over Hong Kong's waste strategy, particularly plans to expand three landfills and build an incinerator on an artificial island by Shek Kwu Chau.

20 Jul 2014 - 3:54am

Researchers on Wednesday described fossilised remains unearthed in China showing in fine detail the brain structures of a bizarre group of sea creatures that were the top predators more than half...

20 Jul 2014 - 3:54am


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Google's Nest Labs has unveiled an industry group to encourage makers of "smart" home gadgets such as locks and lightbulbs to use Thread, a new standard for devices to communicate on a network.

18 Jul 2014 - 10:43pm

The latest iPhone: download it now. That scenario might seem fanciful, but it's possible that in the future we'll be able to purchase and download what we can simply print off at home on 3-D...

18 Jul 2014 - 10:41pm

A weather forecaster's job is usually a thankless one; no one gives them credit when they get it right; and when predictions are off base, they face a storm of condemnation.

15 Jul 2014 - 9:45am

When Google's founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, sat down for a rare frank and open chat with the veteran technology venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, they admitted, among other things, that...

13 Jul 2014 - 3:10am

In 1829, as Swedish chemist Jons Jakob Berzelius named a metallic element he had discovered after the Norse god of thunder and lightning, he surely had no inkling of its potential for unleashing...

13 Jul 2014 - 3:10am

The arrival of fast and relatively inexpensive genome sequencing is likely to open whole new avenues for diagnosing and treating diseases. But in a new study, scientists show that it can also...

13 Jul 2014 - 3:10am

A common set of genes play a role in learning to read and do maths, with tiny variants influencing a child's skills in these tasks, according to a study. But this ability is not just gene-driven,...

13 Jul 2014 - 3:10am

A valiant effort to put a defunct Nasa science satellite back to work came to a disappointing end after the 36-year-old spacecraft's propulsion system failed, project organisers said.

13 Jul 2014 - 3:10am

A feature in Apple's iPhone that tracks a user's location could be a national security threat, state media reported yesterday.

12 Jul 2014 - 5:01am

The cloud is everywhere, and conventional wisdom suggests that optical discs - the CD, the VCD, the DVD and even the Blu-ray disc - are being superseded by streaming to televisions, tablets and...

11 Jul 2014 - 12:09am

US military researchers have awarded US$40 million towards developing a new kind of brain implant that may help restore memories in wounded soldiers and civilians.

10 Jul 2014 - 6:09am

Scientists have identified a set of 10 proteins in the blood that can predict the onset of Alzheimer's. They say it is a major step towards developing a test for the incurable brain-wasting...

9 Jul 2014 - 4:06am

Fossilised bones uncovered in the US state of South Carolina belonged to the largest flying bird in history, with a wingspan of 6.4 metres, equal to that of a very small plane, a new study says....

9 Jul 2014 - 3:54am

As the out-of-breath tourists gazed from the top of the steps to the Tian Tan Buddha, a drone flew overhead, offering its operator an even greater view, without the exertion.

7 Jul 2014 - 11:12am

Mainland scientists have developed a "bioweapon" that can help to wipe out the notorious bad smell in public toilets.

7 Jul 2014 - 5:47pm

Two years after making history by unearthing the Higgs boson, the particle that confers mass, physicists are broadening their investigation of its identity, hoping this will also solve other great...

6 Jul 2014 - 3:04am

Many of the technologies that we saw in Star Trek are beginning to materialise, and ours may be better than Starfleet's. Best of all, we won't have to wait 300 years.

6 Jul 2014 - 3:03am

Scientists studying the effects of the psychedelic chemical in magic mushrooms have found the human brain displays a similar pattern of activity during dreams as it does during a mind-expanding...

6 Jul 2014 - 1:29am

A team at City University has developed a self-cleaning cashmere that uses energy from the sun.

6 Jul 2014 - 8:35am

Google Flu Trends and other hopes of providing public health breakthroughs by analysing huge amounts of medical data have been overstated, according to a new study.

6 Jul 2014 - 6:09am


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