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Scientists Map out Bread Wheat Genome[Aug 20, 2018]

An international research team has recently completed the first sequence of the hexaploid bread wheat genome and published the results on Science magazine, and Chinese scientists, led by Song Weining, professor from the State Key Laboratory of Crop Stress Biology for Arid Areas in NWAFU, joined in the research and shouldered the work to decipher, assemble and order the chromosome 7DL.

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China Unveils Chang'e-4 Rover to Explore Moon's Far Side[Aug 20, 2018]

China's moon lander and rover for the Chang'e-4 lunar probe, which is expected to land on the far side of the moon this year, was unveiled Wednesday. The Chang'e-4 lunar probe will land on the Aitken Basin of the lunar south pole region on the far side of the moon, which is a hot spot for scientific and space exploration.

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China Completes 1st Test on Propulsion System for Space Experiment module[Aug 20, 2018]

Chinese researchers have successfully completed the first test of the propulsion system for the experiment module of the country's planned space station. The test consisted of eight procedures that covered all working conditions of an in-orbit experiment module. It also simulated possible errors the module may encounter in space.

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China to Attend Large Arctic Research Expedition Next Year[Aug 16, 2018]

China will attend the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) project next year, a large Arctic research expedition by a consortium of international partners. The project can help improve climate and sea ice projections and regional weather forecasting.

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Lunar Probe Unveiled As It Readies for Expedition[Aug 16, 2018]

Chinese scientists unveiled their latest lunar probe, the Chang'e 4, saying it will be launched in December on a mission to land on the far side of the moon. Pictures published by the China National Space Administration at the ceremony showed the Chang'e 4 rover with six wheels, two solar panels, a radar dish and multiple cameras.

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Early Jurassic Dinosaur Footprints Discovered in Guizhou[Aug 13, 2018]

A research team said that they had discovered at least 250 dinosaur footprints in southwest China's Guizhou Province. The footprints, scattered over an area of about 350 square meters, were found at the construction site of a wine factory in Maotai Township, home to China's famous alcohol brand, Kweichow Moutai.


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