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China Leads in Discovery of New Fungi Species[Sep 13, 2018]

More than 2,000 new species of fungi were discovered in 2017, with China leading the way in new findings, but more than 2 million are still unknown to science. That's according to the first ever report on the state of the world's fungi compiled by Royal Botanic Gardens Kew in the United Kingdom, highlighting the importance of fungi to life on earth.

Hailong 11000;Dayang Yihao;Ocean No.1

China's Unmanned Submersible Dives to 5,630 Meters Under Sea[Sep 11, 2018]

China's unmanned submersible Hailong 11000 has recently set a record by diving 5,630 meters below the sea surface during tests in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. Carried by the Chinese research vessel Dayang Yihao, or Ocean No.1, the submersible has also completed a series of tasks underwater for 13 hours, including a 4-hour observation.

medical device;medical instrument;medical apparatus;drug-eluting stent;The Lancet;medical

China's Self-developed Heart Stent Wins Worldwide Recognition[Sep 10, 2018]

China's self-developed heart stent has won recognition from the international medical community, with its clinical trial results published online in the world-leading medical journal The Lancet. Named Firehawk, the drug-eluting stent was developed by a Chinese healthcare company to treat patients with coronary artery disease.

superbacteria;bacteria

Chinese Researchers Identify Potential New Antibiotic[Sep 10, 2018]

A fungal compound has been identified by a team of Chinese researchers as a promising antibiotic candidate, as they presented an approach that can efficiently obtain it the lab. Further tests are needed to see whether the substance is safe and effective to use as a drug against bacterial infections.

Xuelong 2;Snow Dragon 2;ice breaker

China Launches First Domestically Built Icebreaker[Sep 10, 2018]

China is launching its first domestically built research icebreaker, Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, and plans to officially put it into service in the first half of 2019. The new icebreaker's service will extensively boost China's polar research and expedition capabilities.

science and technology cooperation;China-Ukraine;Ukraine

Chinese, Ukrainian Researchers Discuss Cooperation in Science, Technology[Sep 07, 2018]

Chinese and Ukrainian researchers held a roundtable discussion here Thursday on the two countries' cooperation in science and technology. The event brought together representatives of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU) and the Guangdong Academy of Sciences (GDAS) in southern China.

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