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Scientists reveal brain mechanism behind alcohol addiction

Swedish and American researchers linked molecular changes in the brain to behaviors that are central in alcohol addiction, according to a study published on Thursday in the journal Science.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 10:31:28

Fossils of diverse dinosaur footprints found in east China

An international archeological expedition has discovered a site with fossils containing diverse dinosaur tracks in east China's Shandong Province, although no body fossils have been found.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 11:48:02

Scientists trace ice sheets in history of West, East Antarctica

Two studies published on Wednesday in the journal Nature revealed that starting from about 15,000 years ago, the ice sheet in West Antarctica partially melted and shrunk to a size even smaller than today. But instead of collapsing, it began to regrow later.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 9:22:03

Scientists develop bandage more effective for wound recovery

A Northwestern University team in the United States has developed a regenerative bandage that can quickly heals painful, hard-to-treat sores and wounds without using drugs.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/12 8:16:16

NASA's Mars rover finds new life-supporting evidence in rock and in air

The United States space agency NASA's Curiosity rover has found new evidence preserved in rocks on Mars that suggests the planet could have supported ancient life, and new evidence in the Martian atmosphere that relates to the search for current life on the Red Planet.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 9:44:48

Australian scientists say new "micro-sensor" could revolutionize health care

Scientists from the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra have designed microscopic optical sensors that could enable real-time health monitoring.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/7 14:10:16

Scientists find unique seismic pattern preceding earthquakes in central Alaska

Researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks claim to have found evidence of slow geological processes prior to full-blown earthquakes, offering potential possibility for earthquake prediction in the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/7 13:27:57

Hong Kong researchers discover Vis-light-powered new actuating material

A novel actuating material that can be powered by visible (Vis) light was discovered by researchers from the University of Hong Kong, which made the findings public on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/1 9:44:41

China places seismometers in Indian Ocean

China recently placed multiple ocean seismometers in the Indian Ocean where no ocean-bottom seismographic observation was available in the Junhui hydrothermal field, a specialist said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/30 0:03:54

China completes deepest land drill

China has completed constructing its deepest drill site, a technological breakthrough that will unlock how the climate developed during the Cretaceous Period and would also help China in energy exploration, said experts.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/27 22:33:40