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China Exclusive: Can We Grow Human Organs in Space? Chinese Scientists Ask[Apr 24, 2017]

Scientists from the Institute of Zoology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) are conducting experiments on Tianzhou-1, which launched Thursday, to study the effects of micro-gravity on embryonic stem cell proliferation and differentiation...

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China Makes Progress in Deep Sea Expedition[Mar 24, 2017]

China made several breakthroughs in deep sea exploration as a team sailed 7,929 nautical miles to explore the trenches in the west Pacific Ocean, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said Thursday. The 68-day expedition made China the first to obtain 10,000-meter-deep artificial seismic profile data with a domestic ocean bottom seismograph, at the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench, the CAS said in a statement.

Haiyi;Haiyi-1;Tansuo-1;Mariana Trench

China Acquires World's Deepest Seismic Profile Data[Mar 07, 2017]

The Institute of Geology and Geophysics completed two 10,000-meter-deep marine artificial seismic profile data acquisitions with its Chinese-made Ocean Bottom Seismometers (OBS) at the bottom of the Mariana Trench on February 28, 2017, and China has become the world's first country to acquire 10,000-meter-deep marine artificial seismic profile data, Xinhua News Agency reported on Sunday.

self-recognition;mirror self-recognition;MSR;visual-proprioceptive association;monkey

Monkeys Show Spontaneous Mirror Self-Recognition After Learning Precise Instrumental Mirror Use[Feb 14, 2017]

Testing mirror self-recognition (MSR) has become the main approach to examining the existence of self-recognition in animals, and only a few species have passed this test. A recent study conducted by researchers at Dr. GONG Neng's team from the Non-human Primate Facility of the Institute of Neuroscience of Chinese Academy of Sciences demonstrated that monkeys showed spontaneous MSR behaviors after learning precise visual-proprioceptive association for mirror images.

Vacuum Ultra Violet;free electron lasers;basic research facility;light sources;X-ray;soft X-ray;DICP

China Develops World's Brightest VUV Free Electron Laser Research Facility[Jan 16, 2017]

Chinese scientists announced on Jan. 15 that they have developed a new bright VUV FEL light source, the Dalian Coherent Light Source (DCLS), which can deliver world’s brightest FEL light in an energy range from 8 to 24 eV, making it unique of the same kind that only operates in the VUV region.

2016: Dazzling Achievements Outshine in CAS[Dec 27, 2016]

The year 2016 has witnessed every scientific innovation and breakthrough from outer space to deep sea made by CAS, signaling that CAS has entered the world's leading ranks in relevant fields.

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