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3D printing;microgravity

Chinese Scientists Succeed in Micro-g 3D Printing Test[Apr 14, 2016]

Chinese scientists have successfully tested 3D printing at microgravity, the Technology and Engineering Center for Space Utilization (CSU) announced Wednesday. The CSU team has conducted 93 parabolic test flights in France, and printed out the designed specimen with Chinese-developed equipment and processes.

Mars;Mars mission;Mars probe

China A Step Closer to First Mars Mission[Apr 14, 2016]

Chinese scientists have devised a mission to put a probe into orbit around Mars, a critical step in the country's ambition to land a rover on the red planet by 2020. Beijing Aerospace Command and Control Center has calculated the model and preliminary scheme, which were successfully reviewed by experts, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported on Tuesday.

Xuelong;Antarctic Expedition;icebreaker;Snow Dragon

Chinese Scientists Complete 32nd Antarctic Expedition[Apr 13, 2016]

Chinese scientists wrapped up their 32nd scientific expedition to Antarctica on Tuesday as the country's icebreaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, returned to Shanghai. The 158-day expedition started on Nov. 7. Xuelong covered about 30,000 nautical miles carrying 277 scientists from more than 80 research institutions.


New Findings on Cancer[Apr 11, 2016]

A team of Chinese scientists have discovered a new method for taming active cancer cells, the China Youth Daily reported on Thursday. A protein, RACK7, and an enzyme, KDM5C, have been found to be capable of controlling bodily mechanisms that can subsequently result in cancer.


HIV can Resist Promising "molecular knife" Therapy: Study[Apr 11, 2016]

The idea that HIV is notoriously good at surviving and thriving with new mutations proved to be true again. A new study by Canadian and Chinese researchers said Thursday that the AIDS virus can quickly develop resistance to the promising CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology, also known as molecular Swiss army knife.

fresh fruit;heart disease

Fresh Fruit May Significantly Cut Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study[Apr 08, 2016]

A new study in the Chinese population said Wednesday that people who eat fresh fruit on most days are at lower risk of heart attack and stroke than people who rarely eat fresh fruit. The findings, published by the New England Journal of Medicine, came from a seven-year study of half a million adults in China by researchers from the University of Oxford and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.


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