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  • Jul 24, 2014
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Japanese scientists can read dreams in breakthrough with MRI scans

Forget Freud and psychotherapy. You want to read dreams, get an MRI and a pattern recognition program for your computer. Researchers have managed what they said was "the world's first decoding" of nighttime visions.

Sunday, 7 April, 2013, 9:55am

Foreigners step in to ease hospital strain

Despite concerns about language barriers, foreign radiographers are settling in at hospitals in remote city areas, helping to ease the pain of an overburdened public health service.

27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

CEO always in learning mode

For Eric Chong, running a successful business is important, but what matters more is the chance to use technology to improve people's lives. The CEO of Siemens Hong Kong has seen that happen specifically with the development of machines for magnetic resonance imaging and computer tomography and, more generally, through the company's focus on energy-saving products and carbon reduction.

21 May 2011 - 12:00am

Capsule hotel the snug thing for those who just want to sleep and leave

If actor George Clooney had shot Up in the Air - in which his character lives out of a suitcase - in Kyoto, he could have checked into the Nine Hours capsule hotel.

The no-frills hotel is designed for people who want to just sleep and leave. It consists only of sleeping spaces - no television sets, no fridges, no Bibles.

8 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Award winner seeks research funds

AWARD-WINNING scientist Dr John Kwok Ching-kwong is seeking millions of dollars to back his research into tailor-made replacement body parts.

He wants to provide the technology to design, for example, replacement hips for specific patients. At present, surgeons use standard models.

11 Oct 1993 - 12:00am