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SAMHD1;multi-functional enzyme;immune response;

American, Chinese Scientists Detail How Enzyme Works to Fight HIV, Cancer[Apr 03, 2018]

American and Chinese scientists have identified how a multi-functional enzyme works to fight diseases including HIV infection and autoimmune disorders. The study has detailed how the enzyme called SAMHD1 managed to inhibit proteins that stimulate the immune response in human and mouse cells, thus opening up the possibility of finding ways to turn this activity on and off and making way for new therapeutic approaches for hard-to-treat diseases.

Tiangong-1;space lab

Chinese Bid Farewell to Space Lab Tiangong-1[Apr 03, 2018]

As Tiangong-1 re-entered the Earth's atmosphere on Monday, China bade farewell to the experimental space lab and pathfinder for China's space station. The space lab entered the atmosphere at around 8:15 a.m. on Monday, over the South Pacific, and was mostly burnt up in the atmosphere, the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) said.

scientific data;data security;data sharing;data

China to Strengthen Security, Management of Scientific Data[Apr 03, 2018]

China will strengthen and standardize the management of scientific data to guarantee data security and enhance data sharing. The measures are expected to provide better support to national scientific and technological innovation, economic and social development, as well as state security.

space station;core module

China May Have Sole Space Station After 2024: Expert[Apr 02, 2018]

The core module of China's space station and its young development team are in the limelight, prompting speculations that China's space station will possibly be the only one orbiting after 2024. The complete space station will consist of one core module and two experiment modules, each weighing over 20 tons, and can be joined with two manned spacecraft and one cargo spacecraft.

Gaofen-1 imaging satellite;imaging satellite

China Launches High Resolution Earth Observation Satellites[Apr 02, 2018]

China on Saturday launched three Gaofen-1 imaging satellites as part of the country's high-definition earth observation project. The satellites was launched off on the back of a Long March 4C rocket at 11:22 am Beijing time from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi province. It was the 270th flight mission by a Long March carrier rocket.

REE;rare earth element;deep sea basin;Xiangyanghong 01

Chinese Scientists Discover Large Area of REE-rich Sediment in SE Pacific Ocean[Apr 02, 2018]

A Chinese research team, on board Xiangyanghong 01, China's elite scientific research ship, has discovered a large area of rich sediment of rare earth elements (REE) in the southeast Pacific Ocean. The discovery will assist the study of rare earth resources and deep sea environmental research.


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