HKU biologists identified bacterial proteins that promote neurodegeneration, shedding light on new ways to prevent or slow down neurodegenerative diseases

HKU biologists identified bacterial proteins that promote neurodegeneration, shedding light on new ways to prevent or slow down neurodegenerative diseases

Sep 09th 2021

Growing evidence indicates that gut microbiota plays a critical role in regulating the progression of ...

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HKU young scientists awarded China’s Excellent Young Scientists Fund 2021

HKU young scientists awarded China’s Excellent Young Scientists Fund 2021

Sep 06th 2021

Dr Zheng Chaogu and Dr Louise Amy Ashton have been awarded the prestigious fund under the National Natural ...

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HKU scientists solve key observational issues in new generation of satellites (CubeSats), transforming the way we track fine-scale changes of our planet from space.

HKU scientists solve key observational issues in new generation of satellites (CubeSats), transforming the way we track fine-scale changes of our planet from space.

Aug 18th 2021

Our Earth has experienced rapid environmental changes tightly tied to anthropogenic activities. Satellite ...

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HKU Ecologist applied a novel statistical method to analysing causal inference and revealed importance of climate change in controlling deep-sea biodiversity

HKU Ecologist applied a novel statistical method to analysing causal inference and revealed importance of climate change in controlling deep-sea biodiversity

Aug 03rd 2021

The research, published in Biology Letters, used long-term fossil records from sediment cores and recently ...

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Marine ecologists reveal mangroves might be threatened by low functional diversity of invertebrates

Marine ecologists reveal mangroves might be threatened by low functional diversity of invertebrates

Aug 03rd 2021

Mangrove forests were once dominant in the tropics but have recently been disappearing at alarming rates ...

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HKU-led research reveals hidden sources of non-nutritive and low-calorie sweeteners in pre-packaged foods

HKU-led research reveals hidden sources of non-nutritive and low-calorie sweeteners in pre-packaged foods

Jul 14th 2021

A recent study led by Assistant Professor Dr Jimmy Chun Yu LOUIE, and BSc (Food and Nutritional Sciences ...

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