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Dennis Lo Wins 2021 Breakthrough Prize In Life Sciences

Lo received the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for developing noninvasive genetic fetal screening tests used by millions of prospective parents worldwide.

Key Antibody Targets Of SARS-CoV-2 Identified

Researchers in Hong Kong have discovered that focusing on antibodies against ORF3b and ORF8 could lead to a rapid antibody test that is both highly sensitive and specific.

WEF 2020 Young Scientists Include Eight From Asia

From neuroscience to satellite research, eight scientists based in Asia were honored as part of the World Economic Forum’s Class of 2020 Young Scientists.

How To Lift The Lockdown: A Chat With Pandemic Expert Dr. Gabriel Leung (VIDEO)

Check out our next Wildtype Expert Opinion webinar with leading epidemiologist Dr. Gabriel Leung from the University of Hong Kong.

Nearly Half Of COVID-19 Infections Occurred Before Symptoms: Study

A modeling study estimates that 44 percent of COVID-19 infections were transmitted during the pre-symptomatic stage.

Keeping Healthcare Workers Safe From COVID-19

Good practices like handwashing and the consistent use of personal protective equipment can protect healthcare workers from COVID-19, a study in Hong Kong shows.

Carving A Niche—An Interview With Dr Alfred Tan Of The Hong Kong Baptist University

Through its competitive funding schemes and professional support, the Hong Kong Baptist University's Knowledge Transfer Office spurs open innovation in China’s Greater Bay Area.

Deep Learning Predicts Disease-Related Mutations

Scientists in Hong Kong and the US have developed a deep learning approach to predict mutations in the metal ion binding sites of proteins.

Different Languages Convey Information At Similar Rates

Researchers in Hong Kong have found that all languages convey information at similar rates, regardless of whether they are spoken faster or slower.

Deciphering The Histone Code

Scientists in Hong Kong have identified a histone mark that regulates chromatin structure, with implications for gene expression and DNA repair.