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LBO;crystal growth;melting process

Secrets in LBO Crystal Growth Uncovered[Oct 17, 2017]

LiB3O5 (LBO) crystal, first invented in China, is a world-renowned nonlinear optical material and is expected to be applied in laser nuclear fusion, high energy physics and other fields. Scientists at Anhui Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of Chinese Academy of Sciences developed a method to uncover the secrets in LiB3O5 (LBO) crystal growth.

rain-pool frog;frog;new species

A New Species of Rain-pool Frog, Fejervarya muangkanensis sp. nov., Discovered from Western Thailand[Oct 17, 2017]

Recently, a new species of rain-pool frog, Fejervarya muangkanensis sp. nov., was discovered and named by the research group led by Dr. CHE Jing at Kunming Institute of Zoology (KIZ) of Chinese Academy of Sciences, from the specimens collected from Ban Tha Khanun, Thong Pha Phum District, Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand.

quinoa;salt tolerance;nutritional value

Scientists Reveal Molecular Basis of Salt Tolerance and High Nutritional Value of Quinoa[Oct 17, 2017]

Recently, researchers at Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology, Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Dr. HEDRICH Rainer from University of Wuerzburg, Germany, revealed the molecular basis of salt tolerance and high nutritional value in quinoa through genomic and transcriptomic analyses.

plasma facing material tungsten;fusion;bubble formation;precipitate formation

Scientists Reveal Micro-mechanisms of Bubbles and Precipitates Formation in Materials for Fusion Reactors[Oct 17, 2017]

Recently, Professor LIU Changsong's group at Institute of Solid State Physics, Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of Chinese Academy of Sciences revealed the micro-mechanisms of bubbles and precipitates formation in the plasma facing material tungsten and structural material cubic silicon carbide by carrying out a series of theoretical simulations.

nano carbon sphere;Cr removal;magnetic separation;Cr;magnetic ceramsite;nanocomposite

Researchers Develop A Facile Approach to Remediate Cr(VI)-Contaminated Water and Soil[Oct 17, 2017]

A team led by WU Zhengyan at Hefei institutes of physical science of Chinese Academy of Sciences developed a functionalized nanocomposite based on magnetic ceramsite to efficiently remove Cr(VI) from water and soil driven by a magnetic separation system (MSS).

nutrient density;nutrient partitioning;forest nutrient;forest ecosystem;angiosperm;gymnosperm;mean root

Scientists Reveal Global-scale Patterns of Nutrient Density and Partitioning in Forests[Oct 17, 2017]

Numerous studies have been conducted to quantify the pools of nutrients in forest ecosystems. Researchers from Wuhan Botanical Garden of Chinese Academy of Sciences compiled a dataset including 372 forest stands and explored the global-scale patterns of nutrient density and partitioning.


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