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China Launches First-ever Quantum Communication Satellite[Aug 16, 2016]

China successfully launched the world's first quantum satellite from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern Gobi Desert at 1:40 a.m. on Tuesday. It is nicknamed "Micius," after a fifth century B.C. Chinese philosopher and scientist who has been credited as the first one in human history conducting optical experiments.

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China Finishes Construction of World’s Largest Radio Telescope[Jul 03, 2016]

After more than five years of construction, the world’s largest single-dish radio telescope is finally getting ready to open its eye. On July 3, 2016, with the installation of the last of its 4,450 reflecting panels – equivalent to the size of 30 soccer fields – the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) is counting down to seeing its first light in two to three months’ time.

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China to Launch First Quantum Communication Satellite[May 30, 2016]

China will launch its first experimental quantum communication satellite in July, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on Friday. This will be the first quantum communication through a satellite in the world, said Pan Jianwei, professor with University of Science and Technology of China.

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China's Science Revolution -- Chinese Academy of Sciences Section[May 26, 2016]

China is super-sizing science. From building the biggest experiments the world has ever seen to rolling out the latest medical advances on a massive scale and pushing the boundaries of exploration from the deepest ocean to outer space - China’s scientific ambitions are immense.

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Chinese Scientists Figure Out Zika Virus NS1 Protein Structure[Apr 20, 2016]

Chinese scientists say they have worked out the structure of the Zika virus NS1 protein. The discovery could help researchers develop a vaccine for the virus which is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito.

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China Launches SJ-10 Retrievable Space Science Probe[Apr 06, 2016]

China put into space a retrievable scientific research satellite in the early hours of Wednesday in a fresh bid to aid scientists back on Earth in studying microgravity and space life science. In a cloud of brown smoke, the satellite, SJ-10, roared into the air on the back of a Long March 2-D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China's gobi desert.

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