China will launch its seventh orbiter into space in "coming days" as part of its indigenous satellite-navigation and -positioning network. A spokesman for the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, in southwest China's Sichuan Province, who is not identified,said Thursday the "Beidou",or Compass, navigation satellite will be launched on a Long March-3A carrier rocket.
Wang Hui is four months pregnant with a test-tube baby conceived with a frozen egg, frozen sperm and a frozen embryo. She smiles on hearing the results of a pre-natal check - her unborn baby's condition is normal. The baby is the world's third and China's second "three-frozens" baby, said Yang Qing, an expert at the People's Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan City in central China's Hubei Province.
The low carbon growth successes of some of China's largest and fastest-growing cities can serve as a model for other cities worldwide to reduce greenhouse gases, says a new report. "Low-carbon development has become a common concern in China, from top to bottom," said Yi Wang, deputy director general, Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences, in a news release.
The number of giant pandas born in captivity in China has now passed the critical threshold that will allow a controversial reintroduction of the iconic species into the wild within 3 years. Scientists have announced that they now have a stable breeding population of 300 pandas, which has long been considered the minimum number necessary for captive-bred animals to be released back into their natural habitat.
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