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07 Jan 2015
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1. Vergano, Dan. “5 ways Einstein was a regular guy,”
National Geographic, (December 5, 2014)

An open access archive of Albert Einstein’s collected papers is now available. This digital collection includes Einstein’s 1879 birth certificate, academic transcripts, letters, lectures, and other papers. Perusing these documents reveals the 20th century’s greatest genius was, at least in some ways, a lot like the rest of us.

National Geographic is available electronically at
http://lbdiscover.ust.hk/bib/b705396

2. Stinson, Liz, “A mini farm that produces food from plastic-eating mushrooms,”
Wired, (December 22, 2014)

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03 Dec 2014

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1. Rutkin, Aviva. “Can chocolate boost memory? Only in insane amounts,”
The Scientist, Health, News (October 27, 2014)

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1. Walsh, Fergus. “Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant,”
BBC News. (October 21, 2014)

A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord. The treatment, a world first, was carried out by surgeons in Poland in collaboration with scientists in London.

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08 Oct 2014
These last couple of weeks have seen a lot of discussion, action, and strong feelings about Hong Kong’s electoral arrangements and political development. 

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1. Rotman, David. “Microscale 3-D printing,”
Technology Review vol. 117, no. 3 (May/June, 2014): p. 38-41.

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1. Abraham, Curtis. “Rhino horn isn’t a hangover cure or a cancer treatment,”
This article appeared in print under the headline “Rhino horn is no medicine” in New Scientist vol.222 no. 2966 (April 26, 2014): p.27

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1. David, Talbot. “An artificial hand with real feeling,”
Technology Review vol. 117 no. 2 (Mar/Apr 2014): p.48-53.

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1. Marks, P. “Phone’s Wi-Fi hotspot acts as SOS beacon in disasters,”
New Scientist Vol. 221 no. 2958 (March 1, 2014): p.22.

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