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More screen time for children leads to obesity: research

Obesity, poorer motor skills, hyperactivity problems and poor sleep are just some of the effects that may be experienced by preschool children who exceed New Zealand's screen-time guidelines, according to study findings released on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 20:39:50

Researchers find new strategy that may curtail spread of antibiotic resistance

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have figured out a key step in the transmission of antibiotic resistance from one Acinetobacter bacterium to another, thus opening up a new strategy to safeguard the ability to treat bacterial infections with antibiotics.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/11 11:47:23

Chinese scientists develop anticorrosion method for steel in marine engineering

Chinese scientists have used marine bacteria to inhibit the corrosion of steel materials through genetic editing, according to the China Science Daily Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/8 14:59:33

Two solar power bases launched in northwestern China

Two solar power bases in northwest China's Qinghai Province, with a total installed power generating capacity of 1 GW, were launched and connected to the grid Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/30 12:10:51

China's underwater glider sets new record

Haiyan, a Chinese underwater glider, has set a new endurance record after working for 141 days and sailing 3,619.6 km in the South China Sea, said the developer.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/27 11:30:35

Archaeologists find human sacrificial pit in Inner Mongolia

Archaeologists discovered bones of infants and adults at a ruins site in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, which are believed to be remains of human sacrifices, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/24 15:51:33

Chinese research vessel departs for new ocean expedition

Chinese research vessel Dayang Yihao (Ocean No.1) left the eastern city of Qingdao on Monday, taking researchers on a 230-day scientific ocean expedition.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/11 9:08:09

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

Microplastics contaminate deepest part of world's ocean: study

The deepest part of the world's ocean and its hadal bottom waters have been polluted by microplastics, according to a study published in Geochemical Perspectives Letters.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/5 16:20:03

Fungi causing kiwifruit diseases identified by Chinese scientists

Chinese scientists say they have a breakthrough in identifying plant diseases that are frustrating attempts by farmers to grow kiwifruit to meet the huge domestic and global demand.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/26 17:49:36