Newsletter No. 380

ڡһһʮա No. 380 19 June 2011 ĴѧѶ棬ÿ³ڡظڼ www.cuhk.edu.hk/iso/newslter/ The CUHK Newsletter is published by the Information Services Office, CUHK, on a fortnightly basis. Submission guidelines and deadlines can be found at www.cuhk.edu.hk/iso/newslter/ . P2 ¶Źϱʹע棬ִ һ̽ŴйֵĹ档 The spirit of ancient Chinese tunes has been revived with the publication of an annotated anthology of ancient Chinese music. P4 ˼ҲףΪֵû ôʱܲϣ иĿҪﵽ Other people dont understand why we devote so much time and energy to running. We runners are motivated by a goal we set out to accomplish. P12 汾ǡǻۡ ҵһɡ󡻵 ҵ˼ûˡ The book industry should be the one devoted to the pursuit of wisdom. Its meaningless when it is dedicated to the pursuit of profit. ʦȻ һ㾭У԰ֻܽľëþȣ ⲻֵִʵ벩ʿ λѧ߾ɽ֮࣬еijõ зˡȫҳ8 Mimicking Mother Nature Dont be surprised if you spot a robot wriggling up a tree on CUHK campus. It is not a giant alien worm but the Treebot invented by CUHK experts on robotics. Inspired by inchworms while out hiking, Prof. Xu Yangsheng, and Dr. Lam Tin-lun from the Advanced Robotics Laboratory invented the lightweight tree-climbing robot to do health checks on plants. (For the full story, please read p.8) ݿڣһڣ819ճ档 The CUHK Newsletter will take a break after this issue and resume publication on 19 August.

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