Hong Kong's students are famous for getting excellent marks in maths and sciences, but most choose jobs in finance or law, instead of making science and technology their future career.
Last Saturday, students from across the city showed off their engineering skills at the Hong Kong GreenMech Contest. Hosted by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, the competition asked primary and secondary students to build Rube Goldberg machines.
Discover & Innovate: That smell of fresh paint is more dangerous than you think, but plants can help
When you step into a freshly-painted room, you may notice a strong smell. You probably don't think much of it, but it is actually very dangerous.
To find out how The Dress managed to break the internet, we talked to a neurologist from the University of Hong Kong.
A hit-and-run in June 2013 killed eight cows on Lantau Island. The incident was widely reported in the media. News footage showed the dead cows and some seriously wounded ones crying while the rest of the herd stood by them.
Discover & Innovate: New desalination technologies could let us drink the water from Victoria Harbour
Water is everywhere: in the air, clouds, rivers, oceans, ice, plants - and even inside the Earth. But only a small portion is available as fresh water
The Hong Kong Science Museum is currently hosting a very interesting special exhibition called Strange Matter. It features new materials such as tempered glass, ferrofluids, amorphous metals, and memory alloys.
Eerie fluorescent blue patches of water glimmering off Hong Kong’s seashore are magnificent, disturbing and potentially toxic, marine biologists say.
Electricity is part of our lives more than ever before, and is a key driver for human development and economic prosperity. According to the International Energy Outlook 2013 Report, 62 per cent of the world's electricity consumption of 20 trillion kWh were generated by fossil fuels.
Imagine holding your phone or your tablet in front of your textbook and seeing all kinds of three-dimensional images on your screen moving around on the pages. That's Augmented Reality (AR), and it allows you to get more out of the basic learning tools.