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China Gains Ground in Ranking of Research[Oct 18, 2017]

Academic research papers from China garner the second most worldwide citations, after those from the United States but ahead of those from the United Kingdom, according to a new study. The analysis was conducted by Amsterdam-based information and analytics company Elsevier and commissioned by the UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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Science Vessel Returns from Arctic[Oct 11, 2017]

The Chinese icebreaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, docked in Shanghai on Tuesday after completing its eighth Arctic expedition. Seven survey stations were established on floating ice bodies during the journey for further scientific research. Xuelong 2, China's first domestically built polar research vessel and icebreaker, is scheduled to be completed in 2019.

Arctic expedition;polar expedition

China's Arctic Expeditions Increase to Once a Year[Oct 11, 2017]

China will double the frequency of Arctic expeditions to once a year from this year, the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) announced Tuesday. Polar explorations will help understanding, use and protection of the Arctic. Melting ice in the Arctic, the most vulnerable area to climate change, has been far beyond expectations. Our knowledge is far from sufficient.

science and technology;research and development

Report Indicates China's Progress in Science and Technology[Oct 10, 2017]

China's Ministry of Science and Technology Monday released a report indicating a rapid increase in scientific and technological innovation. The report said the number of full-time equivalent research and development (R&D) personnel in Chinese higher education institutions reached 355,000 by 2015, an increase of 46.7 percent from 2006.

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China's Submersible Breaks Benthic Sampling Record[Oct 09, 2017]

China's Haima unmanned submersible has collected 330 kilograms of cobalt-rich crust samples from the Yap Seamount sea area during its Pacific scientific investigation mission, according to the China Geological Survey Bureau under the Ministry of Land and Resources.

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Chinese Students Invent Environment-friendly Hydroelectric Power System[Oct 09, 2017]

A group of Chinese students have invented a system to increase the electricity generation of small and medium-sized hydropower stations during dry seasons. The system is based on a variable speed, constant frequency motor for small and medium-sized hydropower plants designed by a doctoral team from Hunan University.


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