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China to Conduct Large-scale Experiments in Space Station[Sep 27, 2018]

China will carry out large-scale scientific experiments on space application projects after the completion of China's space station. China's manned space station is planned to be completed around 2022 and will be in orbit for more than 10 years. There will be more than 13 laboratories and experimental platforms in the space station. A large optical telescope will be sent into the same orbit to fly with the station.

Xuelong;Snow Dragon;icebreaker;Arctic research

Icebreaker Returns to Shanghai After Completing Arctic Research Expedition[Sep 27, 2018]

China's research icebreaker Xuelong returned to a base in Shanghai Wednesday after finishing the 9th Arctic research expedition. Scientists and researchers have conducted a series of investigations into the marine environment, submarine topography, ecology, fishery, sea ice and shipping routes in areas including the Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Canada Basin and the central Arctic Ocean.

Tiangong-2

Space Lab to Finish Its Service in July[Sep 27, 2018]

Tiangong-2, China's space lab orbiting Earth, will be safely removed from orbit under manual control after July. Tiangong-2 has fulfilled all its planned missions within its designed two-year life span. It will focus on conducting experiments and testing new space applications that can benefit society during its remaining days.

Tiangong-2;deorbit

Tiangong-2 to Deorbit Safely[Sep 26, 2018]

Tiangong-2, China's sole space lab orbiting the Earth, will safely leave its orbit under manual control after July 2019. Launched Sept 15, 2016, Tiangong-2 has fulfilled all its planned missions within its designed two-year life span. It will now focus on conducting experiments and testing new space applications that can benefit society.

lunar exploration;Chang'e

China Aims to Explore Polar Regions of Moon by 2030[Sep 26, 2018]

China plans to land on and explore the southern and northern polar regions of the Moon by 2030. The exploration to the South Pole aims to study the age of the lunar soil, and the composition of the solar wind's isotopes of hydrogen, carbon, helium and oxygen; while the exploration to the North Pole aims to find out whether ice exists in the permanent shadow area.

Zika virus vaccine;brain tumor;Zika epidemic

New Study Finds Zika Virus Can Treat Brain Tumors[Sep 25, 2018]

The recent Zika epidemics in the Americas have caused a global public health emergency, but researchers from China and the U.S. have made another discovery: a Zika virus vaccine they developed can inhibit brain tumor growth. This study offers a new treatment for brain tumors, and they plan to work with clinicians to test the efficacy and safety of the vaccine in patients.

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