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coral study

HKU study reveals the hidden fight within corals

 

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hunter drone

HKU-codeveloped automated laser-scanning ‘hunter drone’ seeks out fossils, minerals and biological targets

 

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Dimethylsulfoniopropionate concentration in coral reef invertebrates varies according to species assemblages

 

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mangrove

Mangroves at risk of collapse if emissions not reduced by 2050, international scientists predict

 

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global mean sea level

Statisticians have developed an online diagnostic system with AI technologies based on COVID-19 chest CT dataset for screening suspected cases

 

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global mean sea level

Study shows that sea level could rise more than 1m by 2100 if emission targets are not met

 

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tropical diversity decline

HKU ecologists and international team discovered ongoing and future tropical diversity decline

 

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HKU joins International Universities Climate Alliance

HKU joins International Universities Climate Alliance

Climate research universities unite to accelerate action

 

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Waste Water Treatment

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

 

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 Abrupt Sea-level Jump

HKU Paleontologists Discovered a Solid Evidence of Formerly Elusive Abrupt Sea-level Jump

 

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Endangered species on supermarket shelves: HKU’s Conservation Forensics Lab reveals the surprising prevalence of European Eel in Hong Kong’s food supply

 

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Dr Jetty Lee

HKU research team found poor dietary habits may increase the risk factors for AMD development

 

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Dr Joseph Michalski

Remote sensing: A tool for Earth and space exploration

 

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Elephants

Discovery about elephants using their sense of smell to compare quantities of food

 

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HKU conservation biologists urge for needs of win-win strategies to tackle proximal and horizon threats to biodiversity

 

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HKU Faculty of Science Laboratory for Space Research gains access to mainland national observatory facilities for the entire Hong Kong astronomer community

 

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Dr Sobko

Connection of children to nature brings less distress, hyperactivity and behavioural problems – now measurable with a novel scale developed by HKU scientist

 

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Reaching out for the Moon, Mars and the Stars – HKU sets up Laboratory for Space Research in Greater China

 

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Out of control means off the menu: HKU-led study shows that shark fin trade is unsustainable

 

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Mismatch in timing of ivory bans in China and Hong Kong undermines the conservation of African elephants

 

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paleontologists

Earth Science study finds Hong Kong’s appetite for meat causes the city to be one of the world’s highest greenhouse gas emitter

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paleontologists

HKU postgraduate discovers important interaction between land-use and climate change in driving species distribution shifts

 

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HKU's astronomers

HKU’s astronomers interpret the geminid meteor shower and promote stargazing manners and dark sky conservation

 

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paleontologists

HKU marine ecologists discover and name the first endemic tree-climbing crab, Haberma tingkok, from Tolo Harbour

 

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The “Hong Kong population” of Chinese white dolphins re-defined: The latest HKU study clarifies how many dolphins there are in Hong Kong waters

 

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HKU biologist reveals important role cities play in conservation of threatened species - Hong Kong home to critically endangered yellow-crested cockatoo

 

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