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China to strengthen surveys, observation, assessment of biodiversity

China will reinforce in surveying, observing and assessing its biodiversity to identify underlying prominent problems and safeguard national ecological security, according to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/23 9:13:07

Chinese researchers develop new catalyst for producing hydrogen

A Chinese research team has developed a low-cost catalyst that can help generate hydrogen from water by simulating photosynthesis, a finding expected to drastically reduce the cost of hydrogen power.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/15 17:32:30

Chinese scientists identify rare amber encasing ancient sea animal

An international group led by Chinese scientists identified the first known amber encasing an ancient sea animal called ammonite about 100 million years ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/15 15:11:01

Rare whales, dolphins found in South China Sea

Researchers have discovered several rare species of whales and dolphins in the South China Sea during a scientific investigation that ended Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/10 22:28:01

Scientists discover smaller dinosaur species related to T. rex

A team of researchers have identified a new relative of Tyrannosaurus rex (T. rex), which is significantly smaller in size than the known carnivorous dinosaur, according to a study released on Monday by the University of Edinburgh.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/7 10:17:58

Int'l research team completes peanut genome sequencing

An international research team has completed the genome sequencing of the cultivated peanut plant, providing an insight into oil crop domestication.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/6 17:34:30

New study reveals nearly 200,000 viral populations in Earth's oceans

A new research uncovered nearly 200,000 viral populations in Earth's oceans, about 12 times more than the number previously identified by scientists.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/27 15:48:57

Cuba, China to strengthen cooperation in biotech, pharmaceuticals

Cuba and China plan to bolster their strategic cooperation in the biotechnological and pharmaceutical areas in the coming years, a high-ranking Cuban official said following the conclusion of a two-day bilateral conference on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/30 15:35:30

5G real-time broadcast used in 11 surgeries at a Boao hospital

A total of 11 surgeries have been successfully broadcast in real time using 5G at the Hainan-based Boao Super Hospital, an employee at the hospital told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/29 20:08:40

Cuba, China plan to accelerate, expand cooperation in biotechnology

Cuba and China plan to expand cooperation in the biotechnological and pharmaceutical sector after collaborating in different projects for more than a decade, said authorities from both nations on Thursday at a bilateral conference.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/29 15:30:34