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Could renewable ‘power-by-wire’ help fix China’s air pollution problems?
15-June-2017

Bringing renewable power ‘by wire’ from western China to its power-hungry Eastern cities could have benefits for both local air quality and global climate change, new research has found.

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Contact: Alison Hadley Institution: IOP Publishing Category: Science
 
HKBU study finds Tianjiu therapy improves allergic rhinitis patients' daily life quality
13-June-2017

The School of Chinese Medicine of HKBU recently conducted a “Tianjiu therapy for allergic rhinitis: A double-blinded randomised Placebo-controlled clinical trial”. It found that Tianjiu therapy helped to alleviate the symptoms of nasal itching suffered by allergic rhinitis patients.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Medicine
 
On the road to creating an electrodeless spacecraft propulsion engine
12-June-2017

Researchers from Tohoku University have been trying to find out how the plasma flow is influenced by its environment via laboratory experiments. And in doing so, have made headway on research towards creating an electrodeless plasma thruster used to propel spacecraft.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
HKBU award-winning invention detects and alerts sleepy drivers
12-June-2017

To reduce accidents caused by fatigue driving, HKBU Computer Science scholar Professor Cheung Yiu-ming and his team have developed a system that detects drowsy drivers and alerts them simply using a generic smartphone.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Technology
 
Short regulatory gene spotted
11-June-2017

Two proteins produced by a single gene interact to keep the genome in check

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
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