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Disarming the Golden Invaders

Disarming the Golden Invaders

Microbiologist Dr Richard Kao Yi-tsun and his team have developed a novel approach to antibiotic-resistant bacteria that keeps the bugs alive but makes them vulnerable to attack by the human immune system

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The Martian Question

The Martian Question

Infrared remote sensing data returned from Mars suggests that the planet may hold key information on the origins of life, clues that are no longer preserved on Earth

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Factories Fit for Humans

Factories Fit for Humans

The hard, sharp, straight configuration of modern factories is efficient for producing and moving goods as quickly as possible, but it also takes its toll on workers’ psyche, according to new research that advocates for more humane designs

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The Heart of the Matter

The Heart of the Matter

Research teams from the Mechanical Engineering Department have made innovative advances that will aid two different medical procedures for heart patients – cardiac catheterisation and complex cardiac surgery

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Students out of Sync

Students out of Sync

Universities around the world have been opening their doors and encouraging local and non-local students to study together and become friends. But despite their best efforts, a barrier lies in the way: these two groups lead very different lives

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