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pH Switch Helps EV71 Invade Cells
pH-Switch-Helps-EV71-Enter-Cells.jpg A study shows that pH-dependent changes of the receptor SCARB2 are crucial for enterovirus 71 (EV71) attachment, entry and uncoating; valuable information that could be used to design drugs against the virus which causes hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD). Researchers from the Institute of Biophysics reported in a study published in P...
Namtso No Longer Tibet's Largest Lake: Research
wKgB3FD4--qAHZVuAAuriAMfZOg07.jpg The Buddhist holy lake Namtso has lost its spot as Tibet's largest lake to Serling Tso, whose rapid expansion is fueled by melting glaciers and increased rain, according to new research. The Serling Tso was measured at 2,391 square kilometers in June, 369 square km larger than the Namtso, which also makes it the second biggest salt lak...
Earlier Launch Possible for Space Station Modules
ccf_wini56olo56i56.com_133957404137hd.jpg The first of three experimental modules for China's planned space station is expected to be launched in 2018, with the other two set for launch in 2020 and 2022, a leading scientist said. The modules will help form a 60-ton space station. Scientists are drafting a plan on how to best use the space station to facilitate research.
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Imidacloprid can Impair Honey Bee Decision-making about Danger
LICP Adopts Enzymatic Hydrolysis Method to Extract Highly Purified Polypeptides from Deer Blood
Ubiquitylation of Autophagy Receptor Optineurin by HACE1 Activates Selective Autophagy for Tumor Suppression
SIA Arctic ARV to Help Scientists in the Sixth Chinese Arctic Research Expedition
EGFR Clustering through Protein-lipid Interaction
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IMHE Signs MoU with University of the Punjab
ICCES 2014 International Training Workshop Held in Beijing
QIBEBT and AL Signs Phase-II Contract on Biomass Oxygen Enriched Gasification
Chinese Science Journal Signs Deal with US-based Cell Press
IHEP Becomes First Asian Member of INSPIRE
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First Sino–Canada Workshop on Biomass Transformation and Commercial Opportunities
The 55th ICFA Advanced Beam Dynamics Workshop on High Luminosity Circular e+e- Colliders – Higgs Factory (HF2014)
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China to Launch HD Observation Satellite This Year
u=2863523193,281599470&fm=21&gp=0.jpg China will launch Gaofen-2, a high-definition Earth observation satellite, to space this year, according to the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND). As one of China's major science and technology projects, the Gaofen satellite series will help in geographic and resources surveys, environment and climate change monitoring, precision agriculture, disaster relief and city planning.
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The rampant trade of ivory in Asia is driving African elephants towards extinction. With the largest population in the world, China is also known to be the biggest market for ivory trade. For more insights on this topic we are joined by Ms. Xie Yan, Founder of Protected Area Friendly System, from Institute of Zoology of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
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