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Hong Kong Chemists Synthesize Promising Antibiotic Teixobactin

Scientists in Hong Kong have successfully synthesized teixobactin and ten analogs with promising properties.

Super Stretchy Nanowires May Pave The Way For Flexible Electronics

Researchers have developed nanowires that are as strong as they are stretchy, making them ideal for electronic skins.

Scientists In Hong Kong Discover New Golden Tree Ant Species

Move over, Yellowjacket. This golden ant species could be the new warriors on Ant-Man's team.

Mimosa-Inspired Material Folds Up Like Origami When Wet (VIDEO)

Inspired by the Mimosa plant's folding response to touch, researchers have engineered a material that folds when in contact with water.

Lasers + Silicon Wafers = Boost To Big Data

By fabricating tiny lasers directly on silicon wafers, researchers can integrate photonics with electronics, and with greater efficiency too.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Dennis Lo

Even when faced with setbacks at turning points in his career, Lo persisted in his research, developing non-invasive prenatal diagnostic tests that are now used around the world.

Air Pollution Linked To Other Cancers, Not Just Lung

Long-term exposure to ambient fine particulate matter such as PM2.5 has been linked to increased risk of mortality for a range of cancers.

Why Are Asians So Good At Maths And Science?

Asian universities are constantly coming up tops in international rankings. Is there a science to why Asian students excel academically?

Attention, Asthma Sufferers: Getting Bendy Could Help

A Cochrane Review suggests that yoga may have a beneficial effect on symptoms and quality of life in people with asthma.