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Russian scientists: permafrost thawing can cause unpredictable climate change

The thawing of submarine permafrost leads to massive emissions of greenhouse methane, which may change the climate in the future. Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU)'s research in the Seas of the Eastern Arctic is aimed at assessing the scale of these processes. This is what the press service of TPU told Sputnik.
Source: sputniknews.com | 2019/9/20 15:35:01

First-Ever Ancient Male Rhinoceros' Skull Found in Russian Peninsula

Taman Peninsula in the Krasnodar Region of Russia has been home to several outstanding findings by paleontologists in the last few years, including the remains of at least 120 large ancient animals and a part of stele that dates back to the 5th century BC.
Source: sputniknews.com | 2019/8/11 19:35:47

Chinese-developed new brain-inspired chip attracts US media attention

A ground-breaking electronic chip developed by Chinese scientists has recently attracted great interest of US media and tech circle.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/3 8:46:14

World's first human-animal embryonic experiment triggers ethical concerns among netizens

Chinese experts and netizens expressed strong ethical concerns over Japan's first officially approved experiment to create animal embryos containing human cells and birth to such embryos. This experiment follows Japan's lifting of its ban on human cell animal embryos in March.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/30 23:42:49

Chinese researchers create safe gene-editing tech that avoids ethical concerns

Chinese researchers created a safe and efficient technology to edit RNA, which could largely avoid side effects and ethical concerns from previous gene-editing technologies.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 20:48:40

Scientists develop chemcial computer, storing images with molecules

Scientists from Brown University found a way to encode and decode images, not with microchips but with small molecules, and it worked with a 98-percent accuracy.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/4 10:55:55

Immune-boosting compound can effectively fight deadly pancreatic cancer: study

Scientists in the United States have identified an immune-boosting compound that could significantly shrink the pancreatic tumors in animals when combined with immunotherapy.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/4 10:44:09

Scientists find new "Achilles' Heel" of cancer

Scientists have discovered a new weakness of cancer, which forces tumor cells to over-stress and self-destruct.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/3 15:04:57

Chinese researchers design bionic bones with 3D printing

Chinese researchers are designing bionic bones with improved biological compatibility and mechanical strength, which will bring new possibilities for future orthopedic implants.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 17:30:51

Fossils of "terror" of seafloor found in South Australia

The fossils of a giant new species of sea creature that was the "terror" of the seafloor have been discovered in South Australia.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 11:19:50