Experts called for more investment in basic research to improve China's science and technology innovation and accelerate the building of a strong scientific and technology powerhouse. China has already put scientific and technological innovation and self-reliance at the core of its development agenda.
China has released the first batch of gamma photon data obtained by the Dark Matter Particle Explorer (DAMPE), according to Science and Technology Daily on Wednesday. The National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC) and the Purple Mountain Observatory (PMO) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Tuesday released the scientific data collected by the DAMPE, also known as Wukong or Monkey King.
Another 268 plants have been added to China's List of Wild Plants under State Priority Conservation, highlighting the central authorities' resolve to protect the country's biodiversity. The list, released by the National Forestry and Grassland Administration and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs on Wednesday, now covers 455 wild plants.
A cluster of Hoya burmanica Rolfe, a rare plant species, has been spotted in its new distribution area in southwest China's Yunnan Province. The plant was recently found by the patrol staff of the Longling Xiaoheishan provincial nature reserve in Yunnan.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has developed a satellite for pursuing sustainable development. The satellite, SDGSAT-1, has already passed the round-the-clock and multi-load coordinated observation. It is expected to provide advanced, open and shared data resources for monitoring and evaluating the sustainable development index representing the interaction between human and nature.
In July, the All-China Women's Federation, together with the Ministry of Science and Technology and 11 other government bodies, launched a series of measures to help female researchers play a greater role in scientific and technological innovation. As China ramps up its efforts to help develop female talent, countless women are shining in various fields of science and technology.
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