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China to Build First Nuclear Tech University[Jun 21, 2018]

China will build a university dedicated to nuclear technology research to meet the talent demands of the country's nuclear industry. China National Nuclear Corp has reached an agreement with the Tianjin municipal government to jointly invest in a nuclear technology university in Tianjin.

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Fossils of Diverse Dinosaur Footprints Found in East China[Jun 21, 2018]

An international archeological expedition has discovered a site with fossils containing diverse dinosaur tracks in east China's Shandong Province. The team consisting of experts from China, the United States and Australia discovered that more than 300 footprints were left by a large group of dinosaurs during the Cretaceous Period some 120 million years ago.


Chinese Researchers Discover Key Gene Can Affect Woman's Fertility[Jun 20, 2018]

Chinese researchers have discovered that a gene called MTOR plays a key role in the ability of women to release healthy eggs from their ovaries. MTOR, which stands for mechanistic target of rapamycin, is recognized by scientists worldwide as an integrator of pathways which can turn genes on and off, or spur a cell to move. It is responsible for regulating cell growth, proliferation, and differentiation.

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China, Germany Open Industrial Innovation and Cooperation Center[Jun 20, 2018]

A China-Germany industrial innovation and cooperation center was inaugurated Monday in Changzhou city, East China's Jiangsu province. A China-Germany vocational education and scientific innovation service center was also launched in Changzhou. So far, nearly 150 German enterprises have invested in Changzhou in various fields like machinery, electronics and textile, according to local government.

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Hong Kong Scientists Invent Novel Method for Stem Cell Cultivation[Jun 20, 2018]

A novel medical device invented by researchers from Hong Kong Baptist University can reduce the risk of carcinogenesis when cultivating neural stem cells, a treatment for neurodegenerative diseases. This invention has won the team the Gold Medal with Congratulations of Jury at the 46th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva held in Switzerland in April 2018. The application for a U.S. patent has been filed.

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Hong Kong Scientists Find New Method to Fight Flu Virus[Jun 19, 2018]

The presently available antiviral drugs are not that effective for treating influenza and resistance can develop rapidly. Scientists at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) found a new method that can effectively suppress influenza virus by using virus genes and proteins. The finding is published Nature Communications.


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