Chinese Academy of Sciences

Coral reef scientist receives royal honor

The exemplary research of Distinguished Professor Terry Hughes has been honored by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation<p>The exemplary research of …

Prince Albert

Chinese researchers develop a way to 3D print in space

3D printing on Earth is an achievement in and of itself -- but Chinese researchers have taken it a step further, claiming to have developed a …

Technology (China)

Rapid and efficient oil-water separation achieved by newly-developed particles

Chinese researchers have developed new magnetic Janus particles for oil-water separation. These particles - hydrophilic/oleophilic magnetic Janus …

Particles

Super-resolution imaging reveals mechanism of GLUT1 clustering

Glucose is the primary source of energy and substrate for cells, and its uptake through the cell plasma membrane is largely dependent on the glucose …

Neuroscience

Investment in AI unicorn signals China’s determination to lead in tech: analysts

China is moving swiftly to lead in artificial intelligence (AI) and chip technology, as State-owned funds invest heavily in unicorn start-ups in the …

News (China)

T-Rex's Tongue Was Firmly Stuck in Its Mouth, Study Finds

With yet another <i>Jurassic Park</i> film out in cinemas, it’s the perfect time for busybody scientists to shatter our conceptions of how dinosaurs looked …

Jurassic Park

National Chinese Science Academy Launches Blockchain Lab

China's federal science institution, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, is taking part in a new research effort around blockchain.<p>The highest academy …

Cryptocurrency

Author Correction: Population genetics analysis of the Nujiang catfish Creteuchiloglanis macropterus through a genome-wide single nucleotide polymorphisms resource generated by RAD-seq

Author Correction |<p>Open | Published: 21 June 2018<p>Jingliang Kang,<br>• Xiuhui Ma &<br>• Shunping He<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 8</b>, Article number: 9703 (2018) | …

Clinical Trials

Southwest China builds high altitude cosmic-ray observatory

Construction has begun on a large, high altitude cosmic-ray observatory in the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Sichuan …

News (China)

AI chip unicorn Cambricon is industry's most valuable startup

China's first artificial intelligence (AI) chip unicorn Cambricon is now valued at 2.5 billion U.S. dollars after its B-round financing, the highest …

News (China)

T. rex, most dinosaurs couldn't stick out their tongues

The designers behind the Jurassic World Legacy Collection Extreme Chompin' Tyrannosaurus Rex action figure might need to go back to the drawing board. The tongue-waggling toy is a little deficient in the accuracy department since a new study on dinosaur tongues came out on Wednesday.<p>A research team …

The Future

What Do Cloned Monkeys Mean for Medical Research—and Human Cloning?

In a paper published online yesterday, scientists in China reported that they had successfully cloned macaques—a species of monkey commonly used in …

Monkeys

Biofilm-Inspired Fabrication of Complex Nanostructures [Video]

Inspired by biofilm formation, a strategy for templated self-assembly of nano-objects is developed for the fabrication of complex nanostructures.The …

Chemical Engineering

Chinese scientists conduct ceramic 3D printing tests for off-world construction

Scientists at the Technology and Engineering Center for Space Utilization of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have successfully completed an …

Space Exploration

Natural compound isolated from Ganoderma mushrooms suppresses tumor growth: researchers - Xinhua

BEIJING, June 20 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers have isolated a natural compound from Ganoderma mushrooms, commonly used in traditional Chinese …

News (China)

Chinese researchers use bacteria to remove toxic chemicals from water - Xinhua

BEIJING, June 20 (Xinhua) -- Escherichia coli, commonly known as E. coli, a bacteria that can cause severe food poisoning, diarrhea, and septicemia, …

News (China)

Researchers Discovered A 20,000-Year-Old Giant Panda Fossil In A Chinese Cave — And It Changed Everything

The fossil belongs to a now extinct group of pandas that evolved from a separate, previously unknown lineage.<p>The discovery of the 20,000-year-old …

Anthropology

Extinct Giant Panda Lineage Discovered Thanks to DNA From 22,000-Year-Old Skull

DNA from a 22,000-year-old fossilised panda skull suggests an entirely separate lineage of giant pandas once roamed the area that is now southern …

Giant Pandas

Responses of the tropical atmospheric circulation to climate change

The tropical circulation change under global warming arises great attention around the world in recent decades. It has a close relationship with the …

Climate Change

Insurtech giant ZhongAn touts blockchain’s transformational power, signs up over 100 hospitals to improve claims processing

ZhongAn Tech’s chief is on a mission and believes that blockchain, the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies, will play a “tremendous …

Tencent Holdings

Kenyan officials laud China for supporting scientific research in Africa

Kenyan officials laud China for supporting scientific research in Africa<p>Photo taken on April 4, 2018 shows China's Wanbao rice farm project located …

News (China)

Scientists find potential disease-fighting 'warheads' hidden in bacteria

JUPITER, FL - June 18, 2018 - Bacteria found in soil may harbor a potential game-changer for drug design. A new study by Scripps Research, published …

Los Angeles

Chinese satellite could link world to Moon's dark side: space expert - Xinhua

BEIJING, June 18 (Xinhua) -- A satellite with a huge golden umbrella-shaped antenna is in an orbit more than 400,000 km from Earth, waiting for …

News (China)

Stem cell therapy may help cure Parkinson's disease: research - Xinhua

BEIJING, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese scientists have tested a stem cell-based strategy to cure Parkinson's disease on primate models, providing …

Neuroscience

FS to visit Beijing

Financial Secretary Paul Chan will visit Beijing from June 19 to 22. He will visit the ministries of Finance, Commerce and Science & Technology; the …

News (Hong Kong)

Across China: Targeted desertification control shows signs of success on high plateau - Xinhua

XINING, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Traveling through the wilderness of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Guo Zenghong always tells his driver to drive slowly and …

News (China)

P.V. Danckwerts Memorial Lecture awards distinguished Professor Lee

Distinguished Professor Sang Yup Lee from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering was selected as the awardee of the 2018 P.V. …

University of Cambridge

Publisher Correction: NCoR/SMRT co-repressors cooperate with c-MYC to create an epigenetic barrier to somatic cell reprogramming

Altmetric: 0<p>More detail<p>Publisher Correction | Published: 15 June 2018<p>Qiang Zhuang,<br>• Wenjuan Li,<br>• Christina Benda,<br>• Zhijian Huang,<br>• Tanveer Ahmed,<br>• Ping …

Google Scholar

A Chinese moon satellite took an incredible picture of Earth that will make you feel tiny

• <b>In May, China launched</b> <b>two small microsatellites, called Longjiang-1 and Longjiang-2, into orbit around</b> <b>the moon.</b>• <b><br>One of the spacecraft took a stunning</b> …

Space Science

Meet the amazing cloned monkeys

It's been about six months since a pair of cloned female macaques were brought into this world by a team of Chinese scientists.<p>The controversial experiment was the first time a primate has been successfully cloned using a technique known as somatic cell nuclear transfer — the same technique used to …

Monkeys