HKU researchers have developed the world’s first human mini-heart, which is radically changing drug discovery and opening up the promise of growing a full-sized, transplantable heart in
Grisly Rumours and
Tales of Western medical missionaries gouging out the eyes, kidneys and other organs of Chinese were rife in 19th-century China. These rumours were fuelled not only by politics, but also cultural differences about medical practices, privacy and space, says Dr Tian Xiaoli.
Turning Bad Fat
into Good Fat
The identification of a protein which is critical to turning white fat to brown fat has implications for the treatment of metabolic diseases.