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Nanorobots, monkey clones named among China's top 10 scientific advances

China's national science and technology authorities on Wednesday announced the top 10 scientific achievements made by the country's researchers in 2018, including such advancements as the first cloned monkeys and cancer-treating nanorobots.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/27 22:18:40

World's biggest bee rediscovered in Indonesia

You might think it would be too big to miss - but it took scientists 38 years to rediscover the world's biggest bee, hiding out in the remote forests of Indonesia.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/22 15:13:59

Scientists find why feathered dinosaurs in China cannot fly like birds

Chinese and American scientists found that Anchiornis, one of the earliest feathered dinosaurs, cannot fly like modern birds due to lacking of a kind of protein in its feathers.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/29 8:24:42

Chinese scientists develop new moisture-wicking fabric

Chinese scientists have developed a new moisture-wicking fabric with ultrafast water evaporation and quick-dry performance.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/15 17:00:46

China opens first national selenium R&D center

China's first national selenium research and development (R&D) center opened Sunday in Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/7 8:58:07

Chinese scientists succeed in developing clonal seeds from hybrid rice

Chinese scientists have succeeded in developing clonal seeds from hybrid rice, said an online paper published in Nature Biotechnology Friday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/6 7:41:14

Critically endangered Sumatran tiger gives birth to 2 cubs in Indonesia

A nine-year-old Sumatran tiger, a species on the brink of extinction, has given birth to two cubs in a wildlife park in West Sumatra province of Indonesia, park official said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/20 10:02:05

Global diets lacking vitamins, minerals: Australian scientists

Diets all over the world are lacking vitamins and minerals essential for healthy growth, Australia's peak scientific body found.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/17 9:12:57

American scientists develop HIV vaccine for non-human primates

American scientists have developed an experimental HIV vaccine strategy that works in non-human primates, which lends clues to identifying target and dosage for potential HIV vaccine for humans.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/15 9:38:24

More coral species found in deeper regions of Great Barrier Reef: research

Nearly 200 coral species in the deeper regions of Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef have been found instead of about 30 species previously recorded, pointing to the significant role of the major marine organisms' habitat, according to the latest research.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/12 10:36:33