Chinese researchers from the Kunming Institute of Botany and the local nature reserve in Kunming have discovered a new plant species of Aristolochia in Wenshan city, southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Chinese researchers from the Institute of Atmospheric Physics have disclosed that arid regions become wetter after different types of volcanic eruptions，they analyzed the hydroclimate response over global arid regions to volcanic eruptions at different latitudes based on reconstructions over the last millennium, observations over the twentieth century, and climate model simulations.
Chinese scientists have developed a protective agent that can reduce the effects of herbicide on crops, according to the Hefei institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Breakthroughs in drug research and development in China last year saw a number of new drugs become available to patients, a report released on Monday said. Of 39 major achievements in medicine in China last year, covering six areas including clinical medicine, basic medicine and public health, seven were related to pharmaceutical research and development - including the world's only new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease in the past 17 years - the report, released by the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, said.
The world's oceans in 2019 were the warmest in recorded human history, a new article said Tuesday. Conducted by an international team of 14 scientists from 11 institutes worldwide, the study also found that global ocean temperatures keep rising and speeding up.
Chinese scientists have found a fossilized pterosaur with part of the hyoid - the arched bone that supports the tongue - intact, indicating the evolution and function of the creature's tongue. Scientists discovered the first basihyal, a part of the hyoid, in a pterosaur named Gladocephaloideus jingangshanensis, dating back about 121 million years. The specimen was found in northeast China's Liaoning Province.
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