The Injustice of Air Pollution
HKU researchers show how poorer people are exposed to worse pollution than others by using an interdisciplinary approach that combines artificial intelligence, big data analytics and environmental management policy.
The Acid Test
Experts from HKU’s Department of Medicine collaborated with colleagues from the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy on research which confirms a long-held suspicion that the long-term use of proton pump inhibitors – medicines that suppress acid production in the stomach – is associated with increased risk of stomach cancer.
Mother Nature Provides Key to Staying Dry
When refining liquid-repellent surface technology, a team of mechanical engineers was bio-inspired.
Oceans Takes a Dive
The health of our oceans is facing threats on multiple fronts. One of the most serious is oxygen deprivation, which could devastate marine life and biodiversity. Marine biologist
Dr Moriaki Yasuhara is part of an international team looking to find a solution.
Rumour Has It
The author Terry Pratchett once said: “A lie can run around the world before the truth has got its boots on.” Research into false rumours and how they spread is proving particularly pertinent in Trump’s era of so-called fake news and questionable facts.