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biodiverrsity conservation; new species; aid; southeast Asia; Xishuangbanna; MyanmarBiodiversity Aid Tops Agenda for Chinese, Asian Experts

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Biodiversity Aid Tops Agenda for Chinese, Asian Experts

Scientists are looking for effective ways to preserve the region's rich resources.As the clock for action ticks ever faster, Chinese scientists have been ratcheting up efforts to promote biodiversity conservation in countries in the region that have inadequate protection capabilities.


Research News

  • perceptual decision making;multisensory integration;probabilistic population code;vestibular;optic flow;self-motion perception

    Oct 09, 2019

    Neural Correlates of Optimal Multisensory Decision Making

    A recent study published provides new insights into the neural mechanisms underlying optimal multisensory decision making. This work was performed by researchers in Dr. GU Yong’s lab at the Center for Excellence in Brain Science and Intelligence Technology, Institute of Neuroscience, State Key Laboratory of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with Prof. Alexandre POUGET from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, provided new insights into the neural mechanisms underlying optimal multisensory decision making.


  • tetrameric Photosystem I;mechanism of assembly;molecular dynamics simulation

    Oct 16, 2019

    Scientists Reveal Structure and Functions of the Tetrameric Photosy...

    Scientists presented a cryo-EM structure of a tetrameric Photosystem I complex and revealed the mechanism of tetrameric assembly of Photosystem I and its physiological functions.


  • ammonia volatilization;irrigation;nitrogen loss;soil properties;surface water

    Oct 15, 2019

    Scientists Report Best Practice for Reducing Ammonia Emission from ...

    Scientists analyzed a two-year field experiment and revealed that the combination of deep flooding and slow-release urea can reduce ammonia emission from rice fields. This study was conducted by WU Yuejin’s team in Institute of Technical Biology and Agriculture Engineering, Hefei Institutes of Physical Science.


Multimedia News

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China's Spallation Neutron Source

Now it's been nearly a year since China launched its first ever Spallation Neutron Source facility

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Strategy and Policy High-level Forum of Chine...

Participants attend a strategy and policy high-level forum of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 12, 2019.

China's Top Science Institution Marks 70 Year...

The Chinese Academy of Sciences is considered one of the world's top research establishments. To mark the 70th anniversary, it has held a number of activities highlighted by the event "Foreign reporters into the CAS" last week.


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