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Geologist Wins Khwarizmi International Award

Professor Zhao Guochun from the University of Hong Kong is the first ever geologist to receive this award in recognition of his significant scientific achievements.

HKU Mathematician Mok Ngai-ming Elected To CAS

Professor Mok Ngai-ming has been elected to the Chinese Academy of Sciences in recognition of his contributions to mathematics in Hong Kong and Mainland China.

Yao & Han Win Achievement In Asia Award

Yao Wang and Han Yilong have been awarded the Robert T. Poe Prize for their contributions to the physics of spin and materials physics respectively.

3D Video Analysis Software To Help Fight Crime

Scientists from Hong Kong have developed a software which enables three-dimensional reconstruction of crime scenes from video footage.

Scientists Identify Novel Genetic Markers For Lou Gehrig’s Disease In Han Chinese

Scientists have identified two novel genetic variants associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, in the Han Chinese population.

Scientists Grow Neurons From Urine

Scientists from China have developed a method to generate neural progenitor cells from epithelial-like cells in human urine.

Shanghai Jiaotong Releases 2011 Academic Rankings: US Colleges Dominate

US colleges dominated the 2011 ranking of world universities released by Shanghai's Jiaotong University today, with Harvard topping the list for the ninth year in a row.