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Hong Kong scientists develop faster way to screen for Alzheimer’s disease using AI model that reads retina scans

An international research team led by the Faculty of Medicine has discovered the world’s first artificial intelligence model that can detect Alzheimer’s disease solely through fundus photographs, or images of the retina.

Flying dinosaurs vs modern birds: new laser tech helps spot one big difference

A joint study by Dr Michael Pittman, Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, confirms that ancient flying dinosaurs used shoulder-powered wing upstrokes in the early evolution of flight.

Chinese teachers ‘open’ to less hierarchical relationships

Joint study by Professor Dai Kun, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Administration and Policy on understanding academics’ conceptions of changing learner-teacher relationships in Chinese higher education.

Hong Kong develops endoscope-assisted micro-robot to eradicate biofilms in ear tubes

A CUHK cross-disciplinary research team developed a magnetic helical microrobot with endoscope-assisted delivery for biofilm eradication in ear tubes.

Financial Times

Hong Kong scientists develop gut microbiome to reduce Covid risk

Large-scale clinical study by the Faculty of Medicine proves that CUHK-developed microbiome formula reduces the risk of infections including COVID-19.

Hong Kong has enough talent to set up national-level biomedical laboratory endorsed by Beijing, says renowned scientist

Interview with Professor Dennis Lo from the Faculty of Medicine, introducing his prenatal tests for Down syndrome and discussing how to turn the city into an international innovation and technology hub.

Lasker Award Honors Development of Noninvasive Prenatal DNA Test

Professor Dennis Lo from the Faculty of Medicine won the Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award in recognition of his revolutionary contribution of discovering cell-free fetal DNA in maternal blood and developing non-invasive prenatal testing for Down syndrome.

Hong Kong research brings hope of non-invasive self-test kit for women to replace Pap smear in fight against cervical cancer

A CUHK Biochemistry alumna has developed a non-invasive technology that allows women to simply identify the risk of cervical cancer in menstrual blood at home.

Hong Kong hi-tech start-up finds faster, cheaper test to pinpoint causes of fever and improve treatment

Researchers from the Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Engineering invented a new rapid blood test to pinpoint the causes of fever for timely treatment.

In the age of artificial intelligence, human skills are needed more than ever

Article contributed by Professor Rocky S. Tuan, CUHK Vice-Chancellor and President, on the importance of AI technology and education, and the introduction of the CUHK Jockey Club AI for the Future Project.

A robot in every Hong Kong hospital? One man’s vision to tackle surgeon shortfall

Interview with Professor Samuel Au Kwok-wai, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering on his surgical robots developed to assist surgeons.

Hong Kong Today – Govt urged to provide better heat shelters (38:10 – 42:20)

Interview with Professor Edward Ng, Yao Ling-Sun Professor of Architecture on his joint research predicting more frequent hot weather in Hong Kong in the future and urging the government to provide better heat shelters.

Bloomberg

Red Lights at Hong Kong Crosswalks Are Helping Phone Zombies Cross the Street

Professor Hendrik Tieben, Director, School of Architecture gives his expert opinion on the effectiveness of the government’s trial installation of an auxiliary device at road crossings to enhance pedestrian safety.

CNN

This Hong Kong farm is using fish and blue lights to grow basil the size of your face

Professor Lam Hon-ming, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Life Sciences gives his expert opinion on the possibility of vertical farms to solve the problem of land resources and increase agricultural output in Hong Kong.

Robot made of sticky tape and metal powder could crawl on your organs

Research by Professor Zhang Li, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering on a magnetically controlled soft robot used for carrying out medical procedure.

How Marketers Can Leverage on the Power of Comparison

Joint research by Professor Shen Hao, Professor, Department of Marketing shows that social comparisons are a major determining factor for consumers to purchase a product.

Digital Red Packets and the Power of Sharing Online

Research by Professor Lisa Lin, Assistant Professor, Department of Management reveals that dispatching digital red packets is an effective promotional marketing strategy for online businesses in boosting purchases and recruiting customers.

Can Robots Be Used to Obtain Honest Customer Feedback?

Joint study by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management reveals that the application of service robots in the hospitality industry helps to effectively obtain honest customer feedback.

Major study into effects of long Covid to be carried out by Chinese University of Hong Kong

The first large-scale Long COVID survey in Hong Kong has been launched by the Faculty of Medicine, aiming to inform the government on the impact of long COVID on healthcare services.

Nature

A focus on diverse disciplines yields results from cancer to COVID-19

Research by professors from the Faculty of Medicine on gut microbiota, lung cancer therapy and using a liquid biopsy to detect many types of cancer.

Pandemic has left more HK kids overweight: survey

Joint research by Professor Albert Li, Chairman, Department of Paediatrics reveals that the proportion of overweight and obese kids more than doubled during the pandemic.

‘New findings on mites may help tackle allergies’

Research by Professor Stephen Tsui Kwok-wing, School of Biomedical Sciences unveils the evolutionary history of medically important mites, laying the genomics groundwork for diagnosis of and intervention in mite allergy.

Climate change: universities can serve as cradles for low-carbon policies and practices

An article by Professor Rocky S. Tuan, Vice- Chancellor and President of CUHK on how universities can serve as cradles for low-carbon policies and practices.

Bloomberg

Third mRNA Shot Offers Best Covid-19 Immunity, Study Says

Research by Professor Peter Pak Hang Cheung, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine suggests that a COVID-19 booster shot is key to protecting against infection among high-risk populations.

The earliest bird got the worm: new study finds a 120-million-year-old group of birds probably ate insects rather than fish

Research by Dr. Michael Pittman, Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences on the diet of prehistoric birds to reconstruct past and present ecosystems.

The Guardian

Dream-enactment disorder rose up to fourfold during pandemic, study finds

Research by Professor Yaping Liu, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine reveals an increase in the prevalence of dream-enactment behaviour during the pandemic, particularly among those infected with COVID-19.

Extraordinarily preserved fossilised embryo from China offers clues to development of duck-billed dinosaurs

Research by Dr. Michael Pittman, Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences discovers that pterosaurs took off from water 150 million years ago like ducks do, offering clues about their development.

CNN

Mission: Ahead – Making Softer Robots

Research by Professor Li Zhang, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering develops a magnetic slime robot that can carry out tasks in areas of the human body, providing ideal solutions for minimally invasive surgery and drug delivery.

How to transform Hong Kong into ‘Asia’s World University City’

An article by Professor Rocky S. Tuan, Vice-Chancellor and President of CUHK on how to leverage the strengths of Hong Kong’s higher education and research, transforming Hong Kong into Asia’s world university city.

Hong Kong holds first clinical trial of novel oral treatment for COVID-19

A collaboration between CUHK Clinical Trial Centre and CUHK Medical Centre holds Hong Kong’s first clinical trial of a novel oral treatment for COVID-19, aiming to understand its effectiveness in preventing patients’ conditions from progressing to severe.

Korea puts focus on AI-powered analytic tool for lung cancer immunotherapy

Joint research by Professor Tony Shu Kam Mok, Chairman, Department of Clinical Oncology develops an AI-powered analytic tool to predict the effectiveness of a complementary biomarker for immune checkpoint inhibition in non-small-cell lung cancer.

How the superhero film Venom inspired scientists to create a magnetic robot slime for medical use

Research by Professor Li Zhang, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering on developing a magnetic slime robot that could carry out tasks in the human body where it is difficult for conventional medical instruments to reach, providing ideal solutions for minimally invasive surgery and drug delivery.

Hong Kong team develops test for long Covid so recovered patients can tell if trouble lies ahead

Research by the Faculty of Medicine identifies for the first time distinct gut microbiome profiles associated with long COVID and the distinct gut microbial signatures can be used for prediction, diagnosis and treatment of long COVID.

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Covid-19 – what you need to know about its uses, including the one in Hong Kong’s anti-pandemic kit

Professors from the School of Chinese Medicine and Hong Kong Institute of Integrative Medicine give their expert opinions on the effectiveness of Chinese medicine and its integrative use with western medicine to alleviate symptoms of COVID-19.

Robot made of magnetic slime could grab objects inside your body

Research by Professor Li Zhang, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering on developing a magnetic slime robot that could carry out tasks in the human body where it is difficult for conventional medical instruments to reach, providing ideal solutions for minimally invasive surgery and drug delivery.

Coronavirus: 1 in 5 recovered patients suffer from dry eye symptoms, Hong Kong study finds

Research by the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty of Medicine reveals a higher prevalence of dry eye disease among post-COVID-19 patients.

Sign language for all

Joint research by the Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies, Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages on a computer game “Sign Town” deploying AI-based sign language recognition to help hearing people better communicate with the deaf community.

Stories people imagine inspired by music found to differ by culture

Joint research by Professor Patrick Chun Man Wong, Stanley Ho Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages discovers that the stories people that are inspired by songs differ by culture.

Hong Kong finds new inflammatory activation pathway in blood vessels after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Joint research by the Faculty of Medicine discovers a new inflammatory activation pathway in blood vessels after SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Reuters

Pfizer, Moderna shots safe during in vitro fertilization; healthy gut bacteria may help prevent long COVID

Research by Professor Siew Chien Ng, Associate Director, Centre for Gut Microbiota Research, and Professor Francis KL Chan, Dean of Medicine and Director of the Centre on the association of a distinct gut microbial profile with “long COVID”.

Letters | Home quarantine could be on the cards for close Covid-19 contacts, but are Hongkongers prepared?

An article contributed by the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response on the results of their survey about home quarantine and the home care guideline they proposed.

Hong Kong dissects lung carcinoma at single-cell resolution uncovering new mechanism

A study by the Faculty of Medicine on dissecting lung carcinoma at single-cell resolution to uncover a new mechanism for tumour formation.

Virtual foreign exchange allowing students to ‘study abroad’ without leaving home will outlast Covid-19

An article contributed by Professor Rocky S. Tuan, Vice-Chancellor and President of CUHK, discussing how virtual foreign exchanges allow students to study abroad without leaving home during the pandemic.

MaNGA team releases largest-ever collection of 3D maps of nearby galaxies

Research by Professor Renbin Yan, Associate Professor, Department of Physics on the release of the largest-ever collection of 3D maps of nearby galaxies, and how CUHK aids in building a massive stellar spectral library.

Omicron: infections could hit 250,000 within 6 months if local cases rise and Hong Kong does not tighten social-distancing measures, study warns

A joint study by the Faculty of Medicine on the assessment of the Omicron outbreak in Hong Kong after reimplementation of some of the toughest social distancing measure announced by the government.

How watching Alien 3 movie set top Hong Kong scientist on the road to developing cancer and prenatal health screening tests

An interview with Professor Dennis Lo, Chairman, Department of Chemical Pathology on his aspiration in research.

News from and for the real and virtual worlds

An article contributed by Professor Wong Kam Fai, Professor, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, on how innovative technologies will influence the future development of the media industry.

HK study shows BioNTech much weaker against Omicron

A joint study by the Faculty of Medicine discovers that COVID-19 variant Omicron significantly reduces the virus neutralisation ability of the BioNTech vaccine.

Coronavirus: gut bacteria can help boost antibody response to Covid-19 vaccines, Hong Kong study shows

A joint study by the Faculty of Medicine reveals that the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines is correlated with a unique bacterium.

CNN

Tropical cyclones in Asia could have double the destructive power by the end of century, study finds

A research by Professor Chi Yung Tam, Associate Professor, Earth System Science Programme on tropical cyclones in Asia.

Hong Kong sheds light on acute kidney injury treatment in COVID-19 patients

A research by Professor Hui Yao Lan, Choh-Ming Li Research Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine on uncovering a protein that can induce acute kidney injury in COVID-19 patients

Commentary: Space tourism by 2024 a growing possibility in China

A commentary contributed by Professor Lisa Chun Ying Wan, Associate Professor, School of Hotel Tourism Management, CUHK Business School on the latest development of space tourism.

Construction robotics – research and innovation from China

An article contributed by Professor Darwin Tat Ming Lau, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering on his work on construction robotics.

Engineered Stem Cells Grant Geckos “Perfectly” Regenerated Tails

Professor Rocky S. Tuan, Lee Quo Wei and Lee Yick Hoi Lun Professor of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine gives his comments on an overseas research on stem cells engineering.

Weight-loss results in obesity differ with clinical, microbial factors of FMT

A research by the team of Dr. Zhilu Xu, Post-doctoral Fellow, Institute of Digestive Disease on discovering the correlation between fecal microbiota transplantation and weight loss in people with obesity.

Nature

Accelerating patient-centric biomedical innovations

Professor Francis Chan, Dean, and Professor Siew Chien Ng, Assistant Dean (Development), Faculty of Medicine, highlight their translational research of new non-invasive diagnostic markers and treatments focusing on gut microbiome data.

CNN

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.

Nature

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.

Bloomberg

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.

CNN

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.

Reuters

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.

China uncovers neurodegeneration mechanism of Alzheimer’s

A research led by Professor Kim Chow, Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences uncovers the neurodegeneration mechanism of Alzheimer’s, and it supports the nutrient-based approach to managing the disease.

Children with obstructive sleep apnoea at higher risk of hypertension, Hong Kong researchers find

A research by the Department of Paediatrics has uncovered that children with obstructive sleep Apnoea are at high risk of hypertension in adulthood.

Abnormal temperatures responsible for 2.6 million deaths in Asia every year, global study finds

A commentary from Professor William Goggins, Associate Professor, The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care on a study about the association between global deaths and extreme temperatures.

Cool Impact of Trees (Croucher Ecology Issue Four by Croucher Foundation)

Professor Joe Lee, Director of Simon F S Li Marine Science Laboratory and Professor Amos Tai, Associate Professor, Earth System Science Programme gave their expert views on how mangroves and trees help to mitigate the impacts of climate change.

Letters | Colorectal cancer: help elderly Hongkongers make the most of early screening services

An article contributed by Professor Dorothy Chan, Assistant Professor, The Nethersole School of Nursing suggests that promotion of the subsidised service for screening colorectal cancer for the elderly in Hong Kong is required for early detection.

China develops new therapeutic direction for Huntington’s disease

A research by Professor Edwin Chan, School of Life Sciences unveiling a toxic RNA’s role in neuronal DNA damage which develops new therapeutic direction for Huntington’s Disease.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Sham Mai Har

An interview with Professor Sham Mai Har, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK to reflect on her scientific journey and share her vision of building a research culture on campus.

Coral Survival Tactic (Croucher Ecology Issue two by Croucher Foundation)

An interview with Dr. Apple Chui, Research Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences to introduce her team’s restoration work on and health monitoring of corals in Hong Kong.

BioWorld

Researchers develop AI system for detecting COVID-19 in CT images

A joint research by the Faculties of Engineering and Medicine on developing an AI system which provides automated, rapid and accurate detection of COVID-19 infections in chest CT images.

Reuters

Hong Kong robots help autistic children boost social skills

An interview with Professor Catherine So, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology on how her robots help autistic children boost social skills.

CNN

Japan just recorded its earliest cherry blossom bloom in 1,200 years. Scientists warn it’s a symptom of the larger climate crisis

Professor Amos Tai, Associate Professor, Earth System Science Programme gave his expert views on how urbanisation and climate change are influencing the cherry blossom season.

Coronavirus: children could be silent carriers of Covid-19 in community, Hong Kong researchers find

A research by the Faculty of Medicine has revealed that toddlers could be silent carriers of COVID-19 in the community, with no symptoms but a high viral load and a long duration of live viral shedding.

Reuters

HK scientist develops retinal scan technology to identify early childhood autism

An interview with Professor Benny Zee, The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care to introduce the research on detecting early autism in children via ARIA technology.

Extending maser techniques to Floquet systems

A research by Professor Ren Bao Liu, Department of Physics exploring the possibilities to extend the application of masers for searching dark matter in universe.

We can see evidence of the ancient Snowball Earth in bacterial DNA

An interview with Professor Haiwei Luo, Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, discussing the evidence of the ancient snowball earth showed in bacterial DNA.

‘Sars hero’ says Hong Kong medical experts must do more to persuade public that coronavirus vaccines are safe

An interview with Professor Joseph Sung, Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine to give views on the COVID-19 infection control measures and vaccine.

Sleeping problems? Music and light therapy can ease insomnia and help you get a good night’s rest

A joint research by CUHK researchers from the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine on the insomnia prevention programme for at-risk adolescents.

Forests are needed to absorb carbon, but the overheating planet might soon flip a critical switch

Professor Amos Tai, Associate Professor, Earth System Science Programme gives expert opinion on the impacts of rising temperatures on climate change.

Suffer from social anxiety? How VR therapy can help with everyday situations like shopping and dealing with clients

An interview with Professor Winnie Mak, Department of Psychology introducing a joint research on virtual reality (VR) therapy for treating severe anxious social avoidance.

Eliquis linked with lower risk for post-polypectomy bleeding

A research by Professor Francis Chan, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and his team on the post-polypectomy bleeding.

Bloomberg

Inequality and Disparity in Hong Kong

An interview with Professor Fanny Cheung, Senior Advisor, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, discussing inequality and disparity in Hong Kong, and the government’s efforts in tackling those issues.

A research based curriculum treating autism using social robots

An interview with Professor Catherine So, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, introducing her research on treating autism using social robots.

CUHK researchers develop new energy harvester

A research by Professor Wei-Hsin Liao, Chairman, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering on developing a new energy harvester for smartwatch.

Nature

Making it in the megacity

A research by a PhD student in Engineering, on using deep-learning techniques to guide a robotic arm to paint traditional Chinese artwork.

Top scientist calls for Hong Kong genetic testing firms to be allowed in Greater Bay Area

An interview with Professor Dennis Lo, Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Medicine, to give his views on the development of Hong Kong’s genetic research in the Greater Bay Area.

Unusually shallow earthquake ruptures in Chinese fracking field

A research by Professor Hong-feng Yang, Associate Professor, Earth System Science Programme on the investigation of extremely shallow earthquakes related to shale gas production in Sichuan.

Bloomberg

Covid-19 Patients May Cause Prolonged Gut Infection, Study Finds

A research by Professor Francis Chan, Professor Siew Ng and Professor Paul Chan, Centre for Gut Microbiota Research found for the first time that patients who have recovered from COVID-19 have active prolonged gut viral infection.

5G will give us fintech 2.0 – here’s why

Professor William Wong, Associate Dean (External Affairs), Faculty of Engineering gives expert opinion on the latest development of 5G Technology.

A Fully Automated Construction Industry? Still a Long Road Ahead

An article contributed by Professor Darwin Lau, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, discussing the challenges in applying robotics in the construction industry.

Study shows drawbacks of deep-throat saliva for COVID-19 testing

A research by Professor Paul Chan, Chairman, Department of Microbiology, on the effectiveness of different COVID-19 virus testing methods.

CUHK develops genome test to tackle miscarriage

A research by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, on using whole genome sequencing for identifying the chromosomal abnormalities in couples with recurrent miscarriages.

Using robot he built to treat cancer earns Chinese University surgeon Spirit of Hong Kong Awards nomination in innovation category

An interview with Professor Philip Chiu, Assistant Dean (External Affairs), Faculty of Medicine, discussing his journey towards endoscopic robotic surgery.

Crisis “could unify and strengthen” Asia’s universities

Quote from Professor Fanny Cheung, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK on how the University brought together STEM and non-STEM professors for COVID-19 research.

Masks, tests, quarantine centres: What can Canada learn from Hong Kong’s Covid-19 successes?

An interview with Professor Samuel Wong from CU Medicine discussing the article he wrote together with Professor Kin On Kwok and Professor Francis Chan analysing what Hong Kong did to control COVID-19.

CNN

90% of the world’s students are in lockdown. It’s going to hit poor kids much harder than rich ones

Quote from Professor Catherine So, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology on the challenges faced by children with special education needs during the pandemic.

The harmful effect of ozone damage on plants

A research by Professor Amos Tai, Associate Professor, Earth System Science Programme, on the impact of ozone damage on plants.

Coronavirus: Seven things to know about the medical aspects of coronavirus

Quote from Professor David Hui, Chairman, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics on the development of medications and vaccines for COVID-19 illness.

Urgent Endoscopy: No Mortality or Rebleeding Benefit in Upper GI Bleeding

A research by Professor James Lau, Chairman, Department of Surgery on the best timing for endoscopy of patients with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

CNN

A mysterious virus is making China (and the rest of Asia) nervous. It’s not SARS, so what is it?

Quote from Professor David Shu Cheong Hui, Chairman, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics on COVID-19 epidemic.

Chinese Computing Pioneer Wong Kam-fai: Legacy Companies Need Innovation Sandboxes

An interview with Professor William Kam Fai Wong, Associate Dean (External Affairs), Faculty of Engineering to gain expert opinion on the latest technology development in Mainland China.

Computational Approach Speeds Up Microscopy Imaging

A research by Professor Shih Chi Chen, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering on microscopy imaging technology.

Reuters

Secondhand smoke may damage children’s eyes

A research by Dr. Jason Cheuk Sing Yam, Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences on the impact of secondhand smoke on children’s eye health.

3D printing gets 1000x speed boost with nanometre resolution

A research by Professor Shih Chi Chen, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering on nanoscale 3D printing technique.

Cell-based therapies for arthritis and osteoporosis

A joint research by Professor Rocky S Tuan, Vice-Chancellor and President on cell-based therapies for arthritis and osteoporosis.

Chemistry World

Magnetite microswarm repairs circuit by mimicking bridge-building ants

A research by Professor Li Zhang, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering on magnetite micro swarm.

Searching For Ultralight Bosons With Gravitational Waves

A research by Professor Tjonnie Guang Feng Li, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics on ultralight bosons.