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China's Cargo Spacecraft Completes Third in-orbit Refueling[Sep 18, 2017]

China's Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft and Tiangong-2 space lab completed their third and last in-orbit refueling at 8:17 p.m. Saturday. The third refueling, lasting about three days, confirmed the technical results from the second refueling.

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China Steps up Efforts to Support Innovation[Sep 15, 2017]

China will roll out a series of measures to boost innovation, according to a circular issued by the General Office of the State Council. A total of 13 reform measures will be carried out in eight comprehensive innovation pilot areas, including the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, Shanghai and the Pearl River Delta, and then further promoted nationwide.

EBV-associated tumor;Epstein-Barr virus;EBV;tumor

Hong Kong Researchers Develop Agent with High Efficacy in Suppressing EBV-associated Tumors[Sep 14, 2017]

A chemical compound that can detect and inhibit Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infected cells in mice with an efficacy rate of above 90 percent was discovered by a research team led by the Hong Kong Baptist University. This research was published in the renowned international journal Nature Biomedical Engineering.

Belt and Road;navigation satellite;BeiDou

BeiDou Navigation to Cover Belt and Road Countries by 2018[Sep 14, 2017]

China's home-grown BeiDou Navigation Satellite System will cover countries and regions along the Belt and Road by 2018, said an official at the China National Space Administration (CNSA) Monday.

seismology;earth quake

China Invests in Seismological Study After Major Quakes[Sep 13, 2017]

Chinese science authorities will give special funding to support seismological research on plate tectonics in the country's earthquake-prone areas. The program also includes anti-seismic building construction and quake information services.

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Chinese Cargo Spacecraft Completes Automated Fast-docking with Space Lab[Sep 13, 2017]

China's first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, completed an automated fast-docking with Tiangong-2 space lab at 11:58 p.m. Tuesday. Controlled from Earth, Tianzhou-1 began to approach Tiangong-2 at 5:24 p.m. Tuesday and it took six and a half hours to complete the fast-docking with the space lab.


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