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China Launches Cube Satellites for Civil Aircraft Tracking[Oct 08, 2015]

China has successfully launched three cube satellites (CubeSats), which are expected to help track civil aircraft and ships and avoid tragedies like missing flight MH370. The three CubeSats in a mission coded STU-2 were launched on Sept. 25 and have entered their designed orbit, according to the mission's chief designer, Wu Shufan.

Nobel Prize;Tu Youyou;medicine

Cheers, Hopes as Chinese Pharmacologist Wins Landmark Nobel Prize[Oct 06, 2015]

The landmark success of herbal expert Tu Youyou, the first Chinese woman national to win a Nobel prize in science, has ignited an intense sense of national pride and elevated hopes on the future of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Tu, born in 1930, shared the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Irish-born William Campbell and Japan's Satoshi Omura for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against malaria, the Nobel Assembly at Sweden's Karolinska Institute announced Monday.

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