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China Scrambles to Keep the Finless Porpoise from Extinction
1017_mongabaypost-3.jpg Baiji dolphin was declared functionally extinct. Yangtze finless porpoise still survives in China's rivers and scientists are determined to keep it from following the fate of baiji. The Yangtze River is filled with all kinds of human-related dangers for porpoises: poachers, boat collisions, stray nets, and pollution from just about eve...
TWAS Opens Global Meeting in Oman
25th General Meeting of the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).png The 25th General Meeting of the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) opens on Sunday in Oman, with an agenda exploring cutting-edge science and recognizing some of the year's top scientific accomplishments in the developing world. Some 350 scientists, policymakers, educators and others from 56 countries convene for the meeting from 26-29 O...
BAI Chunli: We Must Recognize the Potential of Young People
Bai Chunli.jpg Scientists have a responsibility to nurture a new generation of scientists, and that's a central part of the TWAS mission, says TWAS President Bai Chunli in his address at the 25th TWAS General Meeting in Oman. The following is the complete text for TWAS President Bai Chunli's address at the start of the 25th TWAS General Meeting in Oman:
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Natal Locations of Foundresses Fig Wasps Modify Offspring Sex Ratios
Scientists Developed High-level Extracellular Production Strategy for Alkaline Pectate Lyase
Both Long-term Fertilizer Applications and Soil Properties Influence the Soil Microbial Communities in the Southern Edge of the Gurbantonggut Desert
Air Pollution Remains in Urumqi for the Aeolian Dusts from Sandy Deserts
New Species of Ornithuromorph Bird Found from the Lower Cretaceous of Northeastern China
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Prof. YUAN Yaxiang from AMSS Honored with the TWAS Prizes for 2014
IHB Signs MoU with University of Ottawa
CAS Academician Serves as Associate Editor of Science Advances
SIBET and Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology Signed Cooperation Framework Agreement
ISEO 2014: Understanding Silk Road Economic Belt via Space Technology
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International Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing
The 8th International Conference on Systems Biology and the 4th Translational Bioinformatics Conference
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Chang'e-2 Lunar Probe 100 Million km away from Earth
Chang'e-2.jpg China's second lunar probe, Chang'e-2, was 100 million km into deep space in July, the longest journey of ant Chinese spacecraft, a senior engineer said Thursday. The lunar probe, launched on Oct. 1, 2010, has extended its service by several years and remains in good condition, Zhou Jianliang, chief engineer of the Beijing Aerospace Control Center told Xinhua.
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Shanghai Scientists Make Big Blood Clotting Discovery.jpg.jpg
Several Shanghai scientists announced today that an international team they led has discovered a molucular structure that relates to blood clotting in humans and could lead to new treatments for cardiovascular diseases. Their findings were published today in the scientific journal Nature.
China Wildlife Conservation Effort
Address by H.E. LI Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Global Research Council
The 17th General Assembly of the Members of CAS
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