A 1.7-meter-long dinosaur larva fossil not belonging to any known genus has been unearthed from the Early Jurassic strata in Lufeng, Yunnan Province, according to Yunan University on Wednesday. The dinosaur, with leaf-shaped teeth in the fossil, is believed to have been herbivorous.
China saw rapid growth in key scientific and technological research areas between 2012 and 2017, boasting an edge in fields including nanotechnology, computer science and engineering, telecommunications, artificial intelligence and environmental governance, according to a report published on Friday.
Heavy metal pollution of farmland is a serious problem worldwide, and the consumption of heavy metal-contaminated food products poses significant public health risks. Chinese researchers have proposed a cost-effective and practical solution for the safe utilization of farmland polluted with low to moderate levels of heavy metals.
A cloud platform for big data and artificial intelligence (AI) in ocean science has begun operation, according to the Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IOCAS). The platform acts as an information pool by integrating updated, wide spatio-temporal coverage range, open and shared oceanographic data.
Anhui provincial government presented Alain Jacques Becoulet from Hefei Institute of Physical Science (HFIPS) with Mount. Yellow Award for his outstanding contribution in the nuclear fusion energy field between China and France. Becoulet, former president of The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, has witnessed the deepening friendship in fusion energy field between French and China over the years.
Dr. Dambaru Ballab Kattel is an associate professor at the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research (ITPCAS) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. His work focuses on mountain climate system as well as climate change adaptation for local communities in the Third Pole region. Just recently, Dr. Dambaru Ballab Kattel was invited to participate in the symposium held by Premier Li Keqiang for representatives of foreign experts working in China, before the Spring Festival, or the Chinese New Year.
Over the last five years, I witnessed the growth of China particularly in science and technology. Fully equipped labs and large research funds provided an opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research. I also got the chance to attend international conferences in the field. At my working unit, everyone was welcoming. I was the first CAS-PIFI candidate who joined this institute. Later, many other Asian and European people joined; some completed their work and some are still working.
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