HKU marine ecologists reveal larvicidal oil for mosquito control threatens coastal marine life and pollutes sea environment

HKU marine ecologists reveal larvicidal oil for mosquito control threatens coastal marine life and pollutes sea environment

May 25th 2020

Application of larvicidal oil (LO) to stagnant waters is the most common practice in Hong Kong to prevent ...

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SBS student won the Microsoft 2020 Imagine Cup World Champion

SBS student won the Microsoft 2020 Imagine Cup World Champion

May 25th 2020

We are glad to hear that Mr. Cameron Xavier van Breda, who took our course BIOL3409 Business Aspects of ...

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Metagenomics reveals distinct microbiotypes in giant clams Tridacna maxima

Metagenomics reveals distinct microbiotypes in giant clams Tridacna maxima

May 19th 2020

New research conducted at CRIOBE and ENTROPIE research units, with the collaboration of the Swire institute ...

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A newly designed shellfish culture raft could help Hong Kong’s beleaguered oyster industry stay afloat.

A newly designed shellfish culture raft could help Hong Kong’s beleaguered oyster industry stay afloat.

May 08th 2020

A course on aquaculture was the inspiration for HKU students to design a new kind of raft for cultivating ...

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HKU study unlocks the secret of corals’ tolerance to climate change: their diet

HKU study unlocks the secret of corals’ tolerance to climate change: their diet

Apr 17th 2020

Researchers at the School of Biological Sciences and the Swire Institute of Marine Science, The University of ...

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Elephants : Birth, Death and Family in the Lives of the Giants by Dr Hannah Mumby

Elephants : Birth, Death and Family in the Lives of the Giants by Dr Hannah Mumby

Apr 03rd 2020

Elephants are as unique as people. They can be clever and curious or headstrong and impulsive, shy or ...

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HKU researchers develop a novel wastewater treatment process to effectively remove health hazardous chemical contaminants

HKU researchers develop a novel wastewater treatment process to effectively remove health hazardous chemical contaminants

Mar 30th 2020

Sewage effluents are a significant source for the continuous input of these contaminants into the aquatic ...

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HKU marine biologist and international team unveil impacts of heatwave on reef fishes

HKU marine biologist and international team unveil impacts of heatwave on reef fishes

Mar 20th 2020

The marine heatwave of 2016 was one of longest and hottest thermal anomalies recorded on the Great Barrier ...

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