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
July 25, 2016 It looks like a bicycle chain, but has just twelve segments about the size of a fist. In each segment there is a motor. This describes pretty much the robot developed by the ... read more
July 25, 2016 Researchers have developed the first placenta-on-a-chip that can fully model the transport of nutrients across the placental barrier. The flash-drive-sized device contains ... read more
July 25, 2016 Hematology researchers have developed a novel genetically engineered clotting factor that can control bleeding in animal models. If the factor proves effective in humans, it may provide a ... read more
July 25, 2016 Scientists has developed a novel way to produce two-dimensional nanosheets by separating bulk materials with nontoxic liquid nitrogen. The environmentally friendly process ... read more
July 25, 2016 Physicists have created something similar to a Moebius strip of moving energy between two vibrating objects, opening the door to novel forms of control over waves in acoustics, laser optics, and ... read more
July 25, 2016 Theoretical physicists have analyzed the electronic consequences of creating circuits in two dimensions by simulating the juxtaposition of different atom-thick materials like ... read more
Feb. 24, 2016 For the small segment of the emergency population whose acute behavioral disturbance does not respond to traditional sedation, ketamine appears to be effective and safe, according to a new ... read more
Feb. 8, 2016 Proposals to restrict access to ketamine by making it a "Schedule I" drug would have a major impact on the availability of anesthesia and surgery in low- to middle-income countries ... 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