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quinoa;salt tolerance;nutritional value

Scientists Reveal Molecular Basis of Salt Tolerance and High Nutritional Value of Quinoa[Oct 17, 2017]

Recently, researchers at Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology, Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Dr. HEDRICH Rainer from University of Wuerzburg, Germany, revealed the molecular basis of salt tolerance and high nutritional value in quinoa through genomic and transcriptomic analyses.

nano carbon sphere;Cr removal;magnetic separation;Cr;magnetic ceramsite;nanocomposite

Researchers Develop A Facile Approach to Remediate Cr(VI)-Contaminated Water and Soil[Oct 17, 2017]

A team led by WU Zhengyan at Hefei institutes of physical science of Chinese Academy of Sciences developed a functionalized nanocomposite based on magnetic ceramsite to efficiently remove Cr(VI) from water and soil driven by a magnetic separation system (MSS).

nutrient density;nutrient partitioning;forest nutrient;forest ecosystem;angiosperm;gymnosperm;mean root

Scientists Reveal Global-scale Patterns of Nutrient Density and Partitioning in Forests[Oct 17, 2017]

Numerous studies have been conducted to quantify the pools of nutrients in forest ecosystems. Researchers from Wuhan Botanical Garden of Chinese Academy of Sciences compiled a dataset including 372 forest stands and explored the global-scale patterns of nutrient density and partitioning.

Orchid;new species;Coelogyne magnifica ;northern Myanmar

A New Orchid Species Reported from Myanmar[Oct 16, 2017]

In recent China–Myanmar joint field expeditions of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, researchers investigated plant diversity in north Myanmar in May 2016 and 2017, specimens of Coelogyne were found in Putao, Kachin State.

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Underwater Glider Haiyi 1000 Completes Mission[Oct 16, 2017]

China continues to make progress in deep sea exploration following the three-month mission of a new underwater glider in the South China Sea, which experts said will also help in maritime warfare. Codenamed Haiyi 1000, which means "sea wings" in Chinese, the underwater glider reached a record distance of over 1,880 kilometers during its mission, collecting data for scientific research, China Central Television (CCTV) reported on Sunday.

cobalt-based catalyst;hydrogenation;heterogeneous catalyst;Co

Researchers Find out Active Phase of Cobalt-based Catalysts in CO2 Hydrogenation[Oct 14, 2017]

Prof. ZENG Jie's group at University of Science and Technology of China of Chinese Academy of Sciences has investigated the active phase of cobalt (Co)-based catalysts in CO2 hydrogenation. They incorporated N atoms into Co catalysts to fabricate Co4N catalysts. Based on in-situ mechanistic studies, they found that Co4NHx served as the active phase during CO2 hydrogenation.

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