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Managing the “Internet of Things

Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a software platform designed to manage and control devices for "Internet of Things" (IoT) systems. The platform can be tailored for everything from city management sensors and devices ...

dateMay 29, 2015 in Engineering
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Diligent Asian students dominate global exam

As a ninth-grader, Shanghai's Li Sixin spent more than three hours on homework a night and took tutorials in math, physics and chemistry on the weekends. When she was tapped to take an exam last year given to half a million ...

dateDec 05, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Hong Kong launches ivory ban bill

Hong Kong launched a landmark bill to ban its ivory trade Wednesday, describing it as an effort to "eradicate" the illegal poaching of elephants.

dateJun 14, 2017 in Ecology
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Hong Kong's dolphins at risk of disappearing

As Hong Kong seeks to expand its international airport and with a major new bridge project under way, campaigners warn that the dwindling number of much-loved pink dolphins in surrounding waters may disappear altogether.

dateNov 29, 2015 in Ecology
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