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More responsive, better kissers and willing to learn new tricks, there are many reasons why dogs (and not cats) are man's best friend.
Each week, our two teenagers will debate a hot topic. This week ...
The magic of music_L
Alvin Wong was the SCMP Student Musician of the Year in 1998. He was a Form Six student at St Paul's Co-Educational College then. Today he is ...
Science self-cleaning clothes_L
In Hong Kong, high humidity encourages mould and bacteria to grow, which makes cleaning a difficult daily task. What's more, because population density ...
Science Understanding cancer_L
"Cancer" is the name of a disease and a sign under the zodiac. Why are they both called cancer? Well, the Latin word for "crab" is "cancer". Cancer cells have ...
SOTY 3_L
When Jolie Chow Mei-kwan won SCMP's Student of the Year Award in 2002, she was a 17-year-old student at St Paul's Convent School. She was an all-rounder who earned ...
SOTY Show us_L
What qualities or achievements should a winning student have in each of the six Student of the Year Awards categories? Let's hear it from our SCMP editors and judges ...
Science cancer fight_L
How do you know if you've got a fever? Well, we can measure the human body's temperature by using thermometers. But how do thermometers work?
Joanna Yu Tsun-yan won the overall student of the year award in 2006.
The prestigious South China Morning Post Student of the Year competition is back! The SCMP/HKJC Student of the Year competition, which celebrated Hong Kong's ...
Each week, our two teenagers debate a hot topic. This week ...