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Early Jurassic Dinosaur Footprints Discovered in Guizhou[Aug 13, 2018]

A research team said that they had discovered at least 250 dinosaur footprints in southwest China's Guizhou Province. The footprints, scattered over an area of about 350 square meters, were found at the construction site of a wine factory in Maotai Township, home to China's famous alcohol brand, Kweichow Moutai.

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Chinese Scientists Achieve Record Efficiency on Organic Solar Cells[Aug 13, 2018]

Chinese scientists have achieved a record 17.3 percent power conversion efficiency on organic solar cells, marking a step forward in the wide application of the green battery. With further optimization of the materials, it is expected that the OPVs can achieve similar power conversion efficiency as traditional solar panels.

microbiota transplantation;microbiota research;gut microbiota;microbiota

Hong Kong's University Establishes Asia's First Microbiota Transplantation, Research Center[Aug 10, 2018]

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Thursday announced that it has established Asia's first and Hong Kong's only microbiota transplantation and research center. The center aims to unravel the role of the gut microbiota in human health, and to develop novel strategies for disease prevention and intervention.

bio-safety lab;infectious disease

China's Animal, Bio-safety Lab in Operation[Aug 10, 2018]

A high-level animal and biological safety laboratory was put into use. Independently designed, constructed, and managed by China, the lab will conduct experiments on animals carrying infectious diseases. The lab is expected to improve the country's abilities in prevention and research of severe infectious diseases. It will also provide support for the animal breeding industry and public health safety.

tea substance;wound healing;diabetes

Tea Substance Helps Diabetic Patients Wound Healing: Research[Aug 09, 2018]

Chinese researchers led by Yunnan Agricultural University have found that substances used in tea may be useful to speed up skin wound recovery in diabetic patients. The findings provide insight into the therapeutic strategy for diabetic wounds and recommend EGCG as a potential medicine to treat chronic wounds.

antibiotic resistance gene;ARG;particulate matter;molecular technology

Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Air Pose Threat to Human Health: Research[Aug 09, 2018]

The earth's atmosphere is being contaminated by antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs), which pose a threat to human health. Led by Peking University, the research collected samples of air from 19 cities in 13 countries and analyzed the particulate matter (PM) using molecular technology.


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