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climate change;desert ecosystem;desertClimate Change to Impact Desert Ecosystems: Chinese Researchers

pollinator;gymnosperm;naked seed;boganiid beetle;beetle pollinationChinese Paleontologists Discover Ancient Beetle to Pollinate Plants with Naked Seeds

silkworm;spider;silk;spider silk;gene editingChinese Scientists Use Transgenic Silkworms to Produce Spider Silk

Climate Change to Impact Desert Ecosystems: Chinese Researchers

Changes in climate, especially a rising temperature and reduced precipitation, will influence the ecological stability in desert regions, according to the latest research from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Research News

  • rice;cold tolerance;gene bZIP73

    Aug 17, 2018

    New Gene Facilitates Adaptation of Japonica Rice to Cold Climates

    Scientists from Chinese Academy of Sciences recently identified a gene facilitated adaptation of one kind of rice to cold climates. By combining population genetics, evolutional biology, and molecular biology techniques, Prof. CHU Chengcai and colleagues from Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology identified a critical regulatory gene bZIP73 that may have facilitated the northward expansion of japonica rice by improving its cold stress tolerance.

  • crops;nitrogen;yield;plant

    Aug 17, 2018

    A Way to Get Green Revolution Crops to Be Productive without Needin...

    A team of researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences in China and the University of Oxford in the U.K. has found a way to grow green revolution crops using less nitrogen with no reduction in yield.

  • climate model;mei-yu rainfall;monsoon

    Aug 17, 2018

    China, UK Scientists Find Coarse Resolution Models Underestimate Fu...

    China and UK scientists investigated the effect of model resolution on the mei-yu rainfall projection using the Hadley Centre's latest climate model, HadGEM3-GC2. The investigation highlights the needing of high resolution models in future climate change projections.

Multimedia News

single-chromosome yeast;genome;DNA

Single-Chromosome Yeast Discovery May Help Un...

Shanghai scientists have created the world's first single-chromosome yeast.

single-chromosome yeast;genome;DNA

Breakthrough in Synthetic Biology

A Chinese team of scientists have created world's first funtional single-chromosome yeast...

SH Establishes Three Bioscience Research Inst...

Research institutes on brain science, medicine and infection diseases were unveiled today in the city.

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