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Chinese researchers turn CO2 into clean liquid fuel

Chinese researchers have developed a new method to turn carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas, into clean liquid fuel such as methanol.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 7:32:52

Chinese scientists make breakthrough in studying water structure

Chinese scientists have revealed the atomic structure of a hydrated sodium ion, the basic chemical makeup of seawater, the China Daily reported Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/15 11:50:11

Inner ear cells arranged in particular order to hear things: study

American scientists found that restoring hearing was not just about regenerating the lost outer hair cells that can amplify incoming sound, but each of the outer hair cells have to be arranged as a specific branch of a Y-shaped building block.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/15 7:27:32

China develops lead-free luminescent material

Chinese scientists have synthesized a new lead-free light-emitting material of high commercial value and significance to the environment.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/10 8:08:30

Every second counts to trace a gravitational wave

When a gravitational wave reaches Earth, every second counts.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/22 14:53:29

Global scientists give accolades to Hawking's accomplishments

Scientists around the world have mourned the passing of and given high accolades to Stephen Hawking, the British physicist who revealed some secrets of the origin of the universe in his rather difficult lifetime stricken by deadly disease.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/15 8:26:02

New tool to extract heavy metal from water, making it drinkable in seconds

Scientists found a solution that can remove heavy metals from water in a cheap and eco-friendly way, producing clean water in seconds.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/15 8:25:38

Evading in-flight lightning strikes by charging a plane: MIT study

American engineers have proposed a new way to reduce a plane's lightning risk: an onboard system that would protect a plane by electrically charging it.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/10 8:51:20

World's 1st short-wavelength Raman optical activity spectrometer developed in Dalian

Staff workers of Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics debug a short-wavelength Raman optical activity (ROA) spectrometer with laser source for the characterization of chiral molecules in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Jan. 25, 2018. The institute successfully developed world's first short-wavelength ROA spectrometer with laser source at 457 nm for the characterization of chiral molecules. Their progress on the development was published on Applied Spectroscopy. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 21:25:27

US scientists find new means to improve mammalian cell preservation

US scientists have made a major advance in the preservation of mammalian cells, making desiccation a promising alternative to the conventional cryopreservation via liquid nitrogen.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 18:55:15