hong kong

eDNA: Emerging Technology For Biodiversity Conservation

Conservation researchers in Asia are increasingly using environmental DNA technology. But it needs to be refined for better conservation efforts.

Food For Thought: Technologies Transforming The Food Supply Chain

These five innovations are taking root in Asia to make the food supply chain speedier and more sustainable.
food waste, food security, sustainability

Transforming Food Waste Into Wonder

Creative techniques that repurpose food waste into a range of valuable products are giving even fruit peels and fish scales a new lease on life.

Powering Through The Pandemic With Supercomputers

By performing trillions of calculations per second, supercomputers are accelerating COVID-19 diagnosis and the development of test kits and vaccines to help scientists combat the pandemic.
t cells, omicron, covid-19

Tackling Omicron With T Cells

T cells are still expected to be effective against the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, shows a study by Hong Kong-Australia research team

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Gabriel Lau

For fifty years, Professor Gabriel Lau has dedicated himself to understanding the forces behind climate change—a field that grows more advanced and more urgent each day.
satellite imaging, earth monitoring

Clearing Cloudy Satellite Signals For Better Earth Imaging

Scientists have devised a novel cloud screening method for satellite imaging, enabling accurate and high-resolution Earth monitoring.
microbiota, neurodegeneration

Brain Disorders Get A Gut Check

Certain gut bacteria promote degeneration of neurons causing medical conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, researchers from Hong Kong have found.
meat diet, air pollution

The Meaty Culprits Behind Air Pollution-Linked Deaths

Shifting to a less meat-intensive diet could reduce air pollution and avoid 75,000 annual premature deaths in China.

How Risk Awareness Can Reduce Wildlife Consumption

Equipping the public with a deeper understanding of disease transmission risks may be key to changing wildlife consumption behaviors.