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A burning ambition for clean fuel
14-January-2018

The transition to renewables will take decades, so we must rush to clean up conventional fuel combustion, says Mani Sarathy.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
HKBU and CUHK discovered that human-perceived temperature is rising faster than actual air temperature under climate change
10-January-2018

Professor David Chen and Dr Li Jianfeng found the apparent temperature (AP) increased faster than air temperature (AT) over land in the past few decades, especially in the low latitude areas, and the rise is expected to continue in the future. This finding was recently published in Nature Climate Change.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University
 
PolyU develops rapid authentication method of Chinese medicines
9-January-2018

A research team in Hong Kong has developed a new method for rapid authentication of Chinese herbal medicines, including Ganoderma (known as Lingzhi in Chinese), and Gastrodiae Rhizoma (known as Tianma in Chinese).

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Trawl of Red Sea surface waters finds little plastic
8-January-2018

The Red Sea has relatively low amounts of floating plastic debris in its surface waters due to fewer sources or faster removal.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Putting some skin in the turbulence game
8-January-2018

Theoretical simulations reveal how small amounts of friction on an object’s surface can trigger drag-reducing eddy currents.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
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