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overseas institution;international cooperation;Kenya;MOU;SAJORECKenya, China Sign MOU to Promote Cooperation in Science, Innovation

CFETR;fusion;ITER;EASTConstruction of Key Fusion Reactor Facilities Begins in Anhui

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Kenya, China Sign MOU to Promote Cooperation in Science, Innovation

Kenya's education ministry and China's top scientific think-tank on Thursday in Nairobi signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote cooperation in the areas of science, research and innovation.


Research News

  • ozone;aerosol;Antarctic;sulfate

    Dec 18, 2018

    Tropical Volcanic Aerosols Take Fast Track to Affect Antarctica

    Can volcanic eruptions cause ozone loss? The answer is yes. After volcanic eruptions, the sulfur dioxides emitted during the eruption form sulfate aerosols, which are tiny droplets suspending in the atmosphere. When the sulfate aerosol is transported to the Antarctic stratosphere, the ozone-depleting substances are activated there and subsequently, the Antarctic ozone layer is thinned.


  • flower;fossil;angiosperms

    Dec 18, 2018

    Flowers Originated 50 Million Years Earlier Than Previously Thought

    Scientists from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology reported that analysis of fossil specimens of a flower called Nanjinganthus from the Early Jurassic (more than 174 million years ago) suggests that flowers originated 50 million years earlier than previously thought.


  • haze;vertical distribution;aerosol

    Dec 18, 2018

    Researchers Elucidate Vertical Distributions and Evolution of Chemi...

    A research team from the Institute of Atmospheric Physics conducted three-month simultaneous real-time online measurements of aerosol particle composition at ground level and 260 m on the Beijing 325 m meteorological tower using two aerosol mass spectrometers.


Multimedia News

exoskeleton robot;paralyzed people

Exoskeleton Robot Brings Hope to Paralyzed Pe...

Exoskeleton robot, produced by Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT) of Chinese Academy of Sciences, is used for rehabilitation training in hospital and personal self-care at home. The robot consists of complete drive and control system, a pair of smart crutches, multi-sensor system, and adjustable structure of active joints. Paralyzed people or the aged will get power and walking assistance by wearing it. Flexible exoskeleton robot is a new high-tech product which absorbs the advanced technology in various fields and improves the wearer's mobility.

Carlos-Andres Palma;molecular architecture and interface;physics

German Scientist Sees Unprecedented Opportuni...

Carlos-Andres Palma came from Germany to China in 2017 to work as a professor of physics of molecular architecture and interfaces at the Institute of Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Yangtze Finless Porpoises Seen at Central Chi...

Yangtze finless porpoises swim at the Yangtze River Dolphin aquarium in the Institute of Hydrobiology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, on Nov. 10, 2018.


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