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
Reuters - Business Video Online (July 13, 2015) Despite having one of the highest rates of mobile phone use and homing many of the worlds biggest banks, Hong Kong is lagging far behind other major money centers when it comes to financial tech. ... watch video
Oct. 12, 2015 Researchers have developed a dielectric film that has optical and electrical properties similar to air, but is strong enough to be incorporated into electronic and photonic ... read more
Oct. 12, 2015 Magnets are well-known from the physics lessons at school, but they are hardly covered in chemistry lectures; and it is still a chemical process by means of which researchers ... read more
Oct. 12, 2015 The burgeoning field of optogenetics makes it possible for scientists to control brain activity using pulses of light. Now, researchers have developed an optoelectronic device which opens the ... read more
Oct. 12, 2015 When scientists began making tiny organic circular structures using carbon atoms, the idea was to improve carbon nanotubes for use in electronics or optical devices. Now they ... 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