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Laba garlic;bacteria;antibiotics

Study Finds Laba Garlic Can Inhibit Bacteria Growth[Sep 25, 2019]

Chinese researchers from Tianjin University have found that the traditional Chinese Laba garlic has three types of active peptides that can destroy bacteria, suggesting they might be a promising alternative to antibiotics.

cotton Verticillium Wilt;cotton

Scientists Identify New Gene Related to Major Cotton Disease[Sep 24, 2019]

Chinese scientists from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences have identified a new gene related to cotton Verticillium Wilt, one of the major cotton diseases, providing a reference for the breeding of cotton varieties resistant to the disease. The research was published online in the journal Industrial Crops and Products.

sci-tech journal;world leadingjournal;CAST

China Launches Plan to Make World-leading Sci-Tech Journals[Sep 23, 2019]

China has launched a five-year action plan to establish world-leading sci-tech journals, according to the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST). The plan, with strong financial backing, will build a support system to make up for the shortcomings of Chinese sci-tech journals in editing, publishing, dissemination and services.

BeiDou Navigation Satellite System;BDS;

China Launches Two New BeiDou Satellites[Sep 23, 2019]

China has successfully sent two satellites of BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province at 05:10 a.m. Monday. Launched on a Long March-3B carrier rocket, the two satellites entered the orbit. They are the 47th and 48th satellites of the BDS satellite family.

dengue virus;mosquito

Chinese Scientists Suggest New Control Method for Dengue Virus[Sep 23, 2019]

Having an iron-rich diet may be an effective way to control dengue virus as mosquitoes are more likely to acquire the virus when they feed on iron-deficient blood, according to recent Chinese research. Researchers from Tsinghua University, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and the University of Connecticut have conducted a series of screenings on blood components and found that serum iron in human blood modulates dengue virus acquisition by mosquitoes.

ctDNA;precision medicine

Researchers Reveal ctDNA a New Tool for Precision Medicine[Sep 20, 2019]

Chinese researchers have recently revealed that the treatment effect of metastatic cancers can be predicted by tumor heterogeneity manifested in circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA), which may help patients obtain more precise treatment. The research was published in the International Journal of Cancer.


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