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hologram;3D glass;nano-hologram

Australian, Chinese Researchers Develop World's Thinnest Hologram[May 22, 2017]

An Australian-Chinese research team has developed the world's thinnest hologram With the collaborative effort between the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology university and the Beijing Institute of Technology, the team designed a nano-hologram that can be seen without three-dimensional (3D) glasses and is 1,000 times thinner than a human hair.

combustible ice;energy revolution;South China Sea

China Succeeds in Mining Combustible Ice in South China Sea[May 19, 2017]

China has succeeded in collecting samples of combustible ice in the South China Sea, a major breakthrough that may lead to a global energy revolution, Minister of Land and Resources. This is China's first success in mining flammable ice at sea, after nearly two decades of research and exploration, the minister said at a trial mining site in the Shenhu area of the South China Sea Thursday.

Jiaolong;Northwestern Pacific Ocean

China Begins Deep-sea Research in Northwestern Pacific Ocean[May 17, 2017]

China's manned submersible Jiaolong departed from south China's Shenzhen for deep-sea dives in northwestern Pacific Ocean Tuesday. The ship Xiangyanghong 09 set sail for the Yap and Mariana trenches, with Jiaolong and 96 scientists aboard. The scientists plan to conduct five dives in the Yap Trench to study deep-sea biotic communities and gene resources.

environmental protection;cross-border;Belt and Road

Environmental Protection Projects in Border Areas[May 16, 2017]

China and other countries are working on cross-border environmental protection along the Belt and Road region. In the Gaoligong Mountains on the China-Myanmar border, a variety of rare species thrive. China has built national and provincial nature reserves there, while Myanmar has two of its own.

deep-sea research;Indo-Pacific;Belt and Road

Experts Propose Plan to Enhance Deep-sea Research Cooperation[May 15, 2017]

Chinese scientists have put forward an ambitious plan at a two-day forum in Qingdao, Shandong province, aimed at boosting the country's deep-sea research. The plan, dubbed the "Indo-Pacific Scientific Initiative", will also work to enhance cooperation with countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative.

Yuegong-1;space cabin;moon

A Cabin on the Moon? China Hones the Lunar Lifestyle[May 11, 2017]

Eight Chinese volunteers will live in "Yuegong-1," a simulated space "cabin" in Beijing for the next year, strengthening China's knowledge and technical know-how, and helping the country's scientists understand exactly what will be required for humans to remain on the moon in the medium and long terms.


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