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HKBU scholar names new gecko species—Hong Kong Tree Gecko
11-June-2018

HKBU research group has described a new species of gecko in Hong Kong, and named it Hong Kong Tree Gecko (scientific name Hemiphyllodactylus hongkongensis). The species description was published in Zootaxa.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Science
 
Charging forward with the battery revolution
9-June-2018

Half a century since the earliest lithium-sulfur batteries were invented, an A*STAR team is leading the race to bring them to the masses.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Category: Technology
 
Safety doubts unwarranted, important anti-malarial drug is safe to use, study finds
8-June-2018

8 June Bangkok (Thailand) – One of the world’s most widely used anti-malarial drugs is safe to use, say researchers, after a thorough review and analysis of nearly 200,000 malaria patients who’d taken the drug dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DHA-PPQ).

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA Category: Medicine
 
Australian lizard scares away predators with ultra-violet tongue
7-June-2018

Researchers investigate how the blue-tongued skink uses a full-tongue display to deter attacking predators.

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Contact: Elizabeth Hawkins Institution: Springer Nature Category: Science
 
Fostering innovation in the heart of China’s Greater Bay Area
7-June-2018

Competition to innovate is set to peak with the development of China’s Greater Bay Area, with an estimated 12% of the country’s current economy. The area's edge lies not only in technological advancements but the ability for companies to commercialize their innovation at a faster pace than their Western counterparts.

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