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Jiaolong Conducts Last Dive in South China Sea[May 11, 2017]

Jiaolong, China's manned submersible, conducted its ninth and final dive in the South China Sea Wednesday. The maximum depth of the dive was 1,897 meters in the Puyuan Seamount. Three crew in the submersible brought back samples of seawater from near the seabed, sediment, high-definition photographs and video footage.

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Chinese Scientist Plans Mass Experiment of Sea-rice[May 10, 2017]

Yuan Longping, China's "father of hybrid rice," is planning experiments on expanding the production of sea-rice to 300 kilograms per mu at the newly-founded Sea-Rice Research and Development Center in Qingdao, China News reported. The center was established and opened on May 7.

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China Stepping Closer to "Innovative Nation"[May 09, 2017]

A string of achievements including China's first home-grown large passenger jet C919, world's first quantum computing machine in science and technology shows the strategy of innovation-driven development beginning to pay off. Innovation is at the core of the 13th five-year plan which has the objective of becoming an "innovative nation" by 2020, an international leader in innovation by 2030, and a world powerhouse of scientific and technological innovation by 2050.

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Chinese Submersible Discovers Polymetallic Nodules in South China Sea[May 09, 2017]

Jiaolong, China's manned submersible, discovered a collection of polymetallic nodules in Puyuan Seamount in the South China Sea on Friday. Polymetallic nodules contains more than 10 kinds of elements including manganese, iron, copper, nickel and cobalt.

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China's Homegrown Jumbo Passenger Jet Takes to the Sky[May 08, 2017]

China took a major step toward becoming a global aviation powerhouse as its homegrown large passenger plane, the C919, took to the sky on Friday. The flight makes China the fourth jumbo jet producer after the United States, Western Europe and Russia. It also marks a milestone for the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), the Shanghai-based manufacturer of the C919.

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Macao Researchers Develop Room Temperature Storage Technology for Stem Cell[May 05, 2017]

The University of Macao (UM) researchers developed a new way to store stem cells at room temperature for a minimum of seven days without the loss of viability and biological activities, the university's latest news release said on Thursday. The related paper has been published in Biomaterials, a renowned international journal in the field of biological materials.


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