A monument was set up in the Eosimiid fossil site in Mianchi County of central China's Henan Province on Wednesday. Research has shown that remote ancestors of humans may have lived at the site 45 million years ago, according to the publicity department of Sanmenxia City, which administrates Mianchi County.
The high-tech development zones and the advanced technology research centers in east China's Anhui Province provide a variety of innovative technologies that can represent leaps in the fields of medicine, education, agriculture, communication and others.
China Launched First Cargo Spacecraft Tianzhou-I[Apr 20, 2017]
China launched Tianzhou-I, the first cargo spacecraft domestically, from Wenchang Launch Center in Hainan Province at 19:41 on 20th April, 2017. Launched by Long March-7 Y2 carrier rocket, Tianzhou-I will work in orbit for about half a year.
Chinese scientist YAO Tandong received 2017 Vega Medal in Stockholm on Wednesday, recognizing his contributions to research on glaciers and the environment on the Tibetan Plateau. His research focuses on glaciers and environment on the Tibetan Plateau, especially within the cryospheric research field. YAO is internationally acknowledged as one of the most accomplished scientists in the field of cryospheric study.
A Battery Prototype Powered by Atmospheric Nitrogen[Apr 17, 2017]
As the most abundant gas in Earth's atmosphere, nitrogen has been an attractive option as a source of renewable energy. But nitrogen gas doesn't break apart under normal conditions. Researchers in China present one approach to capturing atmospheric nitrogen that can be used in a battery.
A cooperation agreement signed in Xinjiang on Apr. 6 will further advance the joint efforts between China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on protecting the Asian Houbara, a bird species that breeds in desert areas and is under grave threats. The two sides will continue collaborating on the protection and ecological monitoring of the Asian Houbara population.
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