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Is the biggest greenhouse in the US the future of farming?

Professor Lam Hon Ming, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Life Sciences gave his expert opinion on how greenhouse farming ensures food security.

Children’s fitness levels have declined, except for grip strength, research shows – and coronavirus pandemic has made the trend worse

Professor Sit Hui Ping, Chairperson, Department of Sports Science and Physical Education introduced her team’s studies on the physical fitness of Hong Kong children and young people.

Coronavirus pandemic contributing to ‘myopia boom’ among Hong Kong children, study finds

A research by the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty of Medicine has revealed that COVID-19 pandemic is contributing to a “myopia boom” among Hong Kong school-aged children.

Prioritising Patient Privacy

A joint research by Professor Qi Dou, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering has developed an AI system for automated detection of COVID-19 infections in chest CT images.

Checkpoint Inhibitors Whiff in Head and Neck Cancer Trials

Professor Anthony Chan, Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation Professor of Clinical Oncology shared the latest development of checkpoint inhibitors using in head and neck cancer clinical trials at an international meeting.


A healthier future with miniature robots

A research team led by Professor Li Zhang, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering has developed biohybrid soft microrobots with a rapid endoluminal delivery strategy for GI diseases.


Hong Kong Won’t Open Up Before Vaccine Rate Hits At Least 80%

Professor David Hui, Chairman, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics gave his expert opinion on the importance of a high vaccination rate for reopening the border with the mainland.


How 3D printing could help save Hong Kong’s coral

Professor Apple Chui, Research Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences gave her expert opinion on the application of 3D printing in creating underwater habitats for coral restoration.


Booster shot aids transplant patients; one in 10 UK patients caught COVID in hospital

A joint research by Dr. Jason Yam, Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has shown that children spending more time on screens under the pandemic led to an increased rate of myopia.

CUHK researchers develop stool test for autism

A research by the Faculty of Medicine has revealed that children with autism have delayed gut microbiome maturity, and faecal bacterial markers have been identified for autism prediction.