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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

Submersible Jiaolong's new mothership takes to water in central China

A new mothership for China's manned submersible Jiaolong successfully took to water in the central city of Wuhan on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/9 11:20:28

First baby born using uterus transplanted from deceased donor

A Brazilian woman with uterine infertility gave birth to a healthy baby girl using a womb transplanted from a deceased donor, becoming the first case of its kind in the world, according to a recent study.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/6 16:02:34

New dinosaur species identified from fossil jaw found in Australian mining rubble

A new dinosaur species has been identified through the discovery of a jawbone fragment found in a bucket of opal mineral rubble near an Australian mining town, according to a latest research.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/5 14:07:41