An international team led by Chinese paleoanthropologists recently discovered a species of early hominin with the largest cranial capacity in the late Middle Pleistocene, dating back 160,000 to 200,000 years ago. Their study was based on skull fossils excavated in the 1970s at the Xujiayao site on the border of Shanxi and Hebei provinces.
Chinese scientists have discovered four species of Gentiana on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau whose flowers can close within seconds of being touched, making them the most sensitive flowers in the world, according to a recently published study.
Chinese scientists said Monday they have discovered a new type of insect nymphs from mid-Cretaceous amber that indicates the earliest ant mimicry around 100 million years ago, thereby extending its geological range by approximately 50 million years.
Chinese and Vietnamese researchers have discovered Mucuna fossil pods dating back approximately 10 million years in northern Vietnam, according to a recent research article published in the Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology.
"I have had the privilege and joy of working side by side with many excellent scientists from both US and China on harnessing fusion energy that powers the sun and the stars, in a shared vision to provide a clean and abundant energy for all humankind. This experience has taught me that science for the progress of humanity has no boundaries. Continued worldwide cooperation on science's biggest challenges will ensure a bright future for our children and grandchildren."
Dr. Anton Zeilinger, has been Einstein Chair Professor of the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) since 2016. He has long been engaged in the talent cultivation and the international scientific research cooperation between China and Austria. He devotes great efforts to the development and future of young scholars. In addition, he has cultivated a group of outstanding young Chinese scienticts.
Prof. Dale Sanders, Director of John Innes Centre and Board Member of the CAS-JIC Centre of Excellence in Plant and Microbial Science (CEPAMS) won the 2020 International Science and Technology Cooperation Award of China. Dale Sanders, British botanist and director of the John Innes Centre, a world-leading plant and microbial research institute, said his collaborative research projects with Chinese colleagues had the potential to benefit global health and food security.
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