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Biofuel Breakthrough

Biofuel Breakthrough

A collaboration between HKU and Kyoto University in Japan has resulted in a new strategy to improve the efficiency of cereal straw for biofuel production

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A Chance to Overthrow the Crown

A Chance to Overthrow the Crown

Replacing damaged tooth enamel with a crown could become a thing of the past if research to regenerate enamel-like mineralised tissue on the actual tooth is given a chance

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The Trouble with Rubble

The Trouble with Rubble

Construction waste in Hong Kong is a major problem. As the city continuously builds and rebuilds itself, it is running out of space for its building waste. Dr Wilson Lu has been using big data to investigate

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Mental Health in Modern China

Mental Health in Modern China

China’s rapid economic growth and societal changes are having a tremendous impact on mental health, as revealed in a long-term project by Dr Ran Maosheng

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The Case for Stronger Borders

The Case for Stronger Borders

For ethical reasons and the sake of democracy, Europe should tighten its border controls, argues Dr Stefan Auer, Programme Director in European Studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at HKU

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