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weather satellite;meteorological satellite;Fengyun-3

China to Launch Four New Weather Satellites Before 2021[Nov 16, 2017]

China plans to put four more Fengyun-3 meteorological satellites into orbit between 2018 and 2021, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASTC). The Fengyun-3, including a morning orbit satellite, an afternoon orbit satellite and a precipitation measuring satellite, will form a network of low-orbit meteorological satellites to enhance the monitoring of atmospheric humidity and temperature, greenhouse gases, wind fields and precipitation.

Fengyun 3D;meteorological satellite;Fengyun

China Launches New Meteorological Satellite[Nov 15, 2017]

China launched a new meteorological satellite, Fengyun 3D, at 2:35 a.m. Beijing Time Wednesday from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern China's Shanxi province. Fengyun-3D is one of China's second generation of Polar-Orbiting Meteorological Satellites, which can provide global three dimensional all-weather and multi-spectral remote sensing images.

Shenhai Yongshi;deep sea warrior;manned submersible

China's New Manned Submersible Passes Safety Test[Nov 15, 2017]

China's new manned submersible has passed a state safety test and is preparing for commissioning. The manned submersible, named Shenhai Yongshi, or "deep sea warrior," is able to reach a depth of 4,500 meters. Currently in service is China's manned submersible Jiaolong, which set a record by diving 7,062 meters deep in the Mariana Trench in June 2012.

supercomputer;Sunway TaihuLight

China Dominates List of World's Top Supercomputers Again[Nov 14, 2017]

Once again, China dominated a new list of the world's fastest supercomputers, not only taking the top two seats, but also pulling ahead of the United States in the sheer number of systems being used. According to a biannual ranking of the world's 500 fastest supercomputers, called the Top500 published Monday, China's Sunway TaihuLight maintains the lead as the No. 1 system for the fourth time, with a performance of 93.01 petaflops.

bone tumer;osteosarcoma;VEGFA;CRISPR/Cas9

Hong Kong Medicine Scholars Develop Innovative Targeted Delivery System for Treating Bone Tumor[Nov 10, 2017]

China's Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) announced Thursday that its medicine scholars have succeeded in developing a novel targeted delivery system for CRISPR/Cas9 to achieve therapeutic genome editing of VEGFA in osteosarcoma (OS). The paper was recently published in the internationally renowned academic journal Biomaterials.

Antarctic expedition;Ross Sea;polar icebreaker

Icebreaker Sets Sail on China's 34th Antarctic Expedition[Nov 09, 2017]

China's research icebreaker Xuelong set sail from Shanghai early Wednesday beginning the country's 34th Antarctic expedition. A team of more than 300 will make the 164-day trip of 37,000 nautical miles. They are expected to return to Shanghai in April next year.


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