Lines of investigation

2011-02-09 08:16:44

Li Juyan's calligraphy collection sourced from Chinese ethnic groups is as important to him as his son.

Crafting a revival

2011-02-09 08:16:44

Shu brocade is a 2,000-year-old art form that faces challenges, although its practitioners are trying to adapt to the times.

Killer disease feeds on fast-food lifestyles

2011-02-11 07:29:32

There is one easy way of gauging how big a killer colon cancer is in a country and that's to look for the golden arches of a fast-food restaurant, says cancer specialist Jonathan Sham Shun-tong.

Expert tips on beating the holiday blues

2011-02-10 08:58:07

As the capital's residents shake off their hangovers following the holiday celebrations, some of the city's experts are chiming in with advice on how to beat the back-to-work blues.

Junk food can give you depression

2011-02-09 08:16:44

Eating foods high in trans-fats and saturated fats increases the risk of depression.

Got a cold? You've been too warm

2011-02-09 08:16:44

Spending too much time in constant and comfortable temperatures lowers the body's resistance to illness. Bettina Levecke reports.

All the better to see you with

2011-01-26 07:57:53

A new study says that a diet rich in vitamins, beta-carotene and zinc can prevent age-related deterioration of the eyes.

Feeling forgetful? Grab a nap!

2011-01-26 07:57:53

The best way to not forget a newly learned poem, card trick or algebra equation may be to take a quick nap, scientists - surprised by their own findings - reported.

Rabbit hops in to 'lasers' and ravioli jiaozi

2011-02-15 07:52:11

Spring Festival this year saw my wife Ellen and me traveling back from Australia to Tianjin.

Why do city's buildings age so quickly?

2011-02-15 07:53:33

On the corner of two busy roads in Tianjin stands my first place of residence in China.

It's far harder to amass stuff than to get rid of it

2011-02-15 07:53:33

When I left home to start a two-decade foray in Asia, all I owned fit in one suitcase.

The year of 1.3 billion rabbits

2011-02-11 07:40:50

Spring Festival distinguishes itself by celebrating not only a new calendar cycle but also the fecundity and life heralded by the start of spring.