Archive | October 2013

Gaming technology unravels one of the most complex entities in nature

Researchers at the University of Manchester’s Institute of Biotechnology have used the power of off-the-shelf computer gaming technology to capture previously unobservable atomic movements. The research is helping to chart one of nature’s most complex entities known as…
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AIDS Scientists Encouraged By Antibodies That Hit Monkey Virus

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These HIV viruses even look a little like bull’s-eyes.

A. Harrison and P. Feorino/CDC

These HIV viruses even look a little like bull’s-eyes.
A. Harrison and P. Feorino/CDC

Scientists…
Source:AIDS Scientists Encouraged By Antibodies That Hit Monkey Virus

FDA takes two important actions on drug shortages

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Monetary Statistics for September 2013

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The following is issued on behalf of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority:
According to statistics published today (October 31) by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, total deposits with authorized institutions increased by 2.9% in September. With demand, savings and time…
Source:Monetary Statistics for September 2013

Doha Bank opens representative office in Hong Kong

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – Doha Bank announced today (October 31) that it has opened its representative office in Hong Kong, aiming to leverage on the city’s global financial centre status to further expand its business in the Asia Pacific region.
Doha Bank is one of the largest commercial…
Source:Doha Bank opens representative office in Hong Kong

Patterns of phenoloxidase activity in insecticide resistant and susceptible mosquitoes differ between laboratory-selected and wild-caught individuals

Insecticide resistance has the potential to alter vector immune competence and consequently affect the transmission of diseases.
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Using both laboratory isogenic strains and field-caught Culex pipiens mosquitoes, we investigated the effects of insecticide resistance on an important…
Source:Patterns of phenoloxidase activity in insecticide resistant and susceptible mosquitoes differ between laboratory-selected and wild-caught individuals

Duo jailed for conspiracy to use false instruments

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – Two mainland men, aged 65 and 42, were each jailed for four years and four months for conspiracy to use false instruments at District Court today (October 31).
The Court heard that the duo were arrested by officers of Commercial Crime Bureau after they attempted to use…
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