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Report Indicates China's Progress in Science and Technology[Oct 10, 2017]

China's Ministry of Science and Technology Monday released a report indicating a rapid increase in scientific and technological innovation. The report said the number of full-time equivalent research and development (R&D) personnel in Chinese higher education institutions reached 355,000 by 2015, an increase of 46.7 percent from 2006.

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China's Submersible Breaks Benthic Sampling Record[Oct 09, 2017]

China's Haima unmanned submersible has collected 330 kilograms of cobalt-rich crust samples from the Yap Seamount sea area during its Pacific scientific investigation mission, according to the China Geological Survey Bureau under the Ministry of Land and Resources.

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Chinese Students Invent Environment-friendly Hydroelectric Power System[Oct 09, 2017]

A group of Chinese students have invented a system to increase the electricity generation of small and medium-sized hydropower stations during dry seasons. The system is based on a variable speed, constant frequency motor for small and medium-sized hydropower plants designed by a doctoral team from Hunan University.

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Beijing Technology Hub Attracts More Young Talent[Oct 09, 2017]

Over 43 percent of workers in Beijing's Zhongguancun Science Park, one of China's leading technology hubs, were under 29 years old as of the end of 2016. China's science and technology talent pool is improving in both quality and quantity, and these young people will help extend innovation from limited sectors to comprehensive application across the whole country.

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Nation Focuses on 'Innovation Ecosystem'[Sep 28, 2017]

China will finish building the foundation of its national technology transfer system by 2020 and release a complete version by 2025, according to a recently released government paper. The State Council published an outline for the system on Tuesday, saying it aims to facilitate innovation and economic development across regions, help turn scientific research into products and transform China into a science and technology powerhouse.

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China's First Self-made Icebreaker Named Xuelong 2[Sep 27, 2017]

China's first self-made icebreaker has been named Xuelong 2, Chinese media reported, quoting sources from the Polar Research Institute of China on Sept. 26. The building of the new icebreaker, which started at the end of last year, will be completed in 2019, and then the boat will join icebreaker Xuelong to promote the nation's scientific investigations, the report said.


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