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Graphene’s ultimate stretchability and ‘realistic’ strength discovered
The realistic mechanical properties of monolayer graphene have been successfully studied by a new method developed by a research team led by Dr Lu Yang, Associate Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering at CityU.
CityU estimate: Patients quarantined after symptoms for 3.5 days
Dr Yuan estimates that infected individuals were quarantined after showing symptoms for around 3.5 days on average, which can result in a possible increase of around 60 infected individuals from mid-February to mid-March.
cancer immunotherapy
Unleashing the intrinsic power of the immune system to fight cancer is the focus of an award-winning research led by a biomedical scientist and her research team at CityU.
Aerosol droplets from toilet flushing can rise up to one metre
According to a CityU study, toilet users’ health can be affected by pathogens embedded in airborne aerosol droplets that may rise as high as one metre from the toilet seat during flushing and spread in the air.
new droplet-based electricity generator
A research team led by scientists from CityU has recently developed a new form of droplet-based electricity generator, which can help to advance scientific research into water energy generation and tackle the energy crisis.
CityU expert assesses worst scenario for coronavirus outbreak in Hong Kong
Dr Sean Yuan Hsiang-yu shared the research outcome on the risk of outbreaks of a novel coronavirus in local communities
Anti-cancer prodrug
A pioneering approach to fighting cancer has revealed as much as a two-third reduction in tumour size and weight in laboratory tests using an anti-cancer chemical compound developed by CityU.
CityU’s new blood test technology for accurate detection of cancer cells
Groundbreaking technology that can accurately perform early screening for cancer cells and effectively monitor disease status has been successfully developed by a biomedical research team at CityU.
World-first coating developed at CityU
A world-first self-healable anti-smudge coating successfully developed by a research team at CityU could lead to production costs that are 80% lower than for existing materials.
New brain studies for treating myelin-related diseases
A study by CityU reveals for the first time that schema-like learning can foster the growth and regeneration of brain myelin, thereby enhancing the synchrony of neural networks.

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