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Imagine if you could press "start" on a printer and watch your house take shape before your eyes. Well, it's happening already. From Shanghai to Amsterdam, from Los Angeles to London, the race is...

30 Oct 2014 - 5:34pm

Drink lots of milk to strengthen your bones and boost your health, doctors say. But a study in The BMJ medical journal yesterday said Swedes with a high intake of cows' milk died younger, and...

30 Oct 2014 - 3:40am

Google is exploring ways to search people's bodies for early signs of deadly illnesses such as cancer or heart disease.

30 Oct 2014 - 3:41am

Astronomer Dr Jason Pun Chun-shing of the University of Hong Kong's department of physics has been studying light pollution for nearly a decade. He says people often ask him if he is crazy.

27 Oct 2014 - 10:42am

If you're reading this after a long night's sleep, maybe catching up on some shut-eye after being awake too long on weekdays, ponder this: Nasa is funding research into extremely long sleep. Sleep...

27 Oct 2014 - 10:42am

A Chinese study on how tobacco use damages the brain has also stumbled upon evidence heavy smoking can boost concentration and imagination - something scientists say could shed light on why many...

27 Oct 2014 - 10:42am

Astronomers searching for hints of leaky galaxies have picked up radiation from a star-forming galaxy in the nearby universe that behaves rather like some of the earliest stellar factories that...

27 Oct 2014 - 10:42am


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Most new cars have Bluetooth for hands-free calls and music streaming, but are these the "connected cars" we were promised? The car industry thinks not, but taking the next step and fitting new...

24 Oct 2014 - 12:07pm

The online Apple Store on the mainland showed that shipments for the devices would take two to four working days, compared to Hong Kong’s one to two weeks. 

22 Oct 2014 - 4:32pm

A paralysed man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment that one of the British scientists responsible hailed as a breakthrough "more impressive than a man walking on the Moon".

22 Oct 2014 - 9:25am

Daniel Fessler, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of California Los Angeles, believes he's uncovering a crude mental shortcut that may shed light on the confrontations and...

20 Oct 2014 - 10:44am

Temperature and rainfall are the two most basic elements in climate change. So what can we learn from a study of local temperature records and why local factors might be the main cause of rising...

20 Oct 2014 - 10:44am

Soaring eagles tuck in their wings when encountering turbulence to avoid damaging their muscles, scientists suggested.

20 Oct 2014 - 10:53am

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18 Oct 2014 - 11:53pm

Hong Kong, Macau and the mainland are among 32 countries and territories where Apple’s newly launched iPads will be initially made available later next week.

17 Oct 2014 - 12:55pm

Television has changed so fast. At the start of this century the idea of every home having a 40-inch widescreen, flat screen TV that gets online and shows high-definition detail was unthinkable....

17 Oct 2014 - 10:26am

Apple unveiled a thinner iPad with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand.

17 Oct 2014 - 11:21am

The masters of suspense at Apple took the surprise out of their big iPad introduction before the official unveiling overnight.

17 Oct 2014 - 3:23am

Scientists have treated a man they believe to be the first patient with internet addiction disorder brought on by overuse of Google Glass.

16 Oct 2014 - 4:06am

Space enthusiasts planning a move to Mars may have to wait to relocate: conditions on the Red Planet are such that humans would likely begin dying within 68 days, a study says.

16 Oct 2014 - 3:42am

Three Google researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology. They say it could allow hackers to take over accounts for email, banking and other services in what...

16 Oct 2014 - 4:07am

Dropbox has denied claims that hackers broke into its systems and stole seven million usernames and passwords, which they are now threatening to leak.

16 Oct 2014 - 4:08am

It is two years since Alexander Bard founded a new religion called Syntheism in which he claimed that the "the internet is God".

12 Oct 2014 - 4:02am

This year's Nobel Prize in Physics was for practical achievements, by three Japanese-born men: Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura. Each played a seminal role in the invention of blue...

12 Oct 2014 - 4:02am

Scientific studies suggesting that eating a lot of fat may not be so bad for you are misleading and if you want to eat cake, you should opt for a smaller slice, scientists say.

12 Oct 2014 - 4:02am

Mobile messaging company Snapchat has blamed third-party software apps for security lapses that have put its users' private photos at risk of online publication by hackers.

12 Oct 2014 - 6:38am

New research that sheds light on the methods and machinery used by HIV to infect cells provides insight that could potentially guide the development of a vaccine against the virus that causes Aids...

12 Oct 2014 - 4:02am


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