Hong Kong was dubbed the ketamine capital of the world with a cheap and abundant supply of the addictive drug flooding across the border from mainland China. But now the city is fighting back and trying to kick its ketamine habit.
AP (Apr. 7, 2014) A German registered container ship ran aground in Hong Kong on Sunday. The Hong Kong Marine Department said the ship ran aground after its main engine broke down and it drifted in the waters off Hong ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Sep. 8, 2014) Researchers in South Korea are taking the discarded remnants of a bad habit and creating effective, cheap energy storage. Tara Cleary reports.
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AFP (May 3, 2013) Hong Kong generates 13,000 tonnes of rubbish each day - the equivalent of six Olympic swimming pools. But in a few years' time all the landfill sites will be full so new solutions must be ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (June 11, 2014) Financial classes for children in Hong Kong seem to have produced results - an important lesson for a region where consumer debt levels continue to mount. Sareena Dayaram reports.
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Reuters - Light News Video Online (Mar. 20, 2015) A key document by Alan Turing on the foundations of mathematical notation and computer science along with an original German 'Enigma' enciphering machine go on display at Bonhams in Hong Kong. Sharon ... watch video
AP (Apr. 10, 2015) An organization with facilities in Florida, Las Vegas and Hong Kong is collecting used bars of soap from more than 4,000 hotels, recycling them into fresh soap and delivering the supplies to people ... watch video
CBC (Jan. 1, 2013) A new branch of market research is using neuroscience to look inside the living brain to understand and manipulate consumer behavior. To kick off a special four part series called Inside Your Brain, ... watch video
June 30, 2015 A new recycling method recovers valuable rare-earth magnetic material from manufacturing waste. The process, which inexpensively processes and directly reuses samarium-cobalt ... read more
July 2, 2015 Engineers have invented a way to fabricate silver, a highly conductive metal, for printed electronics that are produced at room temperature. There may be broad applications in microelectronics, ... read more
July 2, 2015 The chemical industry consumes millions of tons of packing materials as catalytic support media or adsorbents in fixed-bed reactors and heat storage systems. Researchers have ... read more
July 2, 2015 Researchers have identified a class of materials that displays clear evidence for stable skyrmions at room temperature and above, paving the way for the development of useful ... read more
July 1, 2015 Thin fibers play a tremendous role in many areas of daily life, from the use of glass fibers in ultra-fast data transmission to textile fibers. In order to enable special properties of these fibers, ... read more
July 1, 2015 Carbon monoxide-rich exhaust gases from steel plants are only being reclaimed to a minor extent as power or heat. Researchers have developed a new recycling process for this ... read more
Dec. 4, 2014 Children in emergency departments can safely be treated for pain from limb injuries using intranasal ketamine, a drug more typically used for sedation, according to the results of the first ... read more
July 23, 2014 For critically ill patients arriving at the emergency department, the drug ketamine can safely provide analgesia, sedation and amnesia for rapid, life-saving intubation, despite decades-old studies ... read more
June 17, 2014 A compound, hydroxynorketamine (HNK), has been identified by researchers that may treat symptoms of depression just as effectively and rapidly as ketamine, without the unwanted side effects ... read more
July 19, 2013 Recent studies have found that anesthesia drugs have neurotoxicity on the developing neurons, causing learning and memory disorders and behavioral abnormalities. Ketamine is commonly used in ... read more