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Short Science, May 19, 2013

Newly unearthed ape and monkey fossils prove that the cousin species lived side-by-side in Africa as long as 25 million years ago, according to a study published in Nature.

Sunday, 19 May, 2013, 1:38am

HKUST searches for top calibre scholars

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is recruiting top scholars around the world for its Institute of Advanced Studies(IAS). Ten of them will join HKUST on a full-time basis and 20 will be visiting academics. HKUST has approached scholars of the calibre of Yang Chenning, Nobel Laureate in Physics.

26 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Basic biology tops the agenda at science prizes

The results of this year's Shaw Prizes for the good and the great in the sciences were announced this week but reporters were only interested in one thing: is Weng Fan (below), the 29-year-old wife of octogenarian Nobel Prize-winning physicist Yang Chen-ning, really pregnant?

24 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Honorary doctorate conferred on Nobel laureate in physics

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) conferred honorary doctorates on Nobel laureate physicist Yang Chen-ning; Laura Cha Shih May-lung, vice-chairman of China Securities Regulatory Commission; Professor Anne O. Krueger, first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund; and Professor Henry T.Y.

9 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Lectures mark library's birthday

Eight Chinese scholars are to lecture at Central Library over the next month to celebrate its first anniversary. The first, Nobel Laureate physicist Yang Chenning, will discuss quantum theory at 6.30pm on Tuesday.

13 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Nobel winner opts out of hi-tech post

A Nobel Prize winner's health problems have set back plans to develop the SAR as a high-technology centre.

World-renowned physicist Professor Yang Chen-ning, 75, appointed to head a committee to find ways to develop advanced technology, has asked to step down after heart problems.

1 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Academic 'very good choice'

An academic believed to have been a leading contender to head the Chief Executive's new sciences advisory committee says they picked the better man.

Professor Charles Kao, whose ground-breaking research more than 30 years ago helped create fibre-optics technology, says Professor Yang Chen-ning is 'by far a more prestigious person'.

14 Oct 1997 - 12:00am