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Copying made easy
Whether revealing a perpetrator with DNA evidence, diagnosing a pathogen, classifying a paleontological discovery, or determining paternity, the duplication of nucleic acids (amplification) is indispensable. (2019-03-12)
A painless adhesive
Pulling off a Band-Aid may soon get a lot less painful. (2018-12-14)
AI helps to fight against lung cancer
Lung cancer has been the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in 2015 in United States. (2017-06-29)
Journal AAS publishes first data description paper: Data collection and sharing
AAS published its first data description paper on June 8, 2017. (2017-06-10)
Record high CO2 emissions delay global peak
Global carbon emissions are on the rise again in 2017 after three years of little to no growth, according to University of East Anglia researcher. (2017-11-13)
GPM satellite finds heavy rainfall on northern side of typhoon Lingling
The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite analyzed the rainfall rates happening within Typhoon Lingling and found the heaviest precipitation on its northern side. (2019-09-06)
How China is poised for marine fisheries reform
China has introduced an unprecedented policy platform for stewarding its fisheries and other marine resources; in order to achieve a true paradigm shift a team of international scientists from within and outside of China recommend major institutional reform. (2017-01-16)
Agricultural sustainability project reached 20.9 million smallholder farmers across China
An effort to improve crop yields and reduce fertilizer use applied top-down and bottom-up approaches to reach 20 million smallholder farmers across China. (2018-03-09)
Factors in the fabrication of heterojunctions of 2D-materials through CVD
The results of recent researches on the fabrication of heterojunctions of 2D-materials through chemical vapor deposition (CVD) are reviewed. (2017-11-10)
China's two-child policy may exacerbate gender inequality
Since China ended its one-child policy allowing all families to have up to two children, an additional 90 million women have become eligible to have a second child. (2018-02-23)
Exploring environmental and technological effects on culture evolution at different spatial scales
The trajectory and dynamics of ancient social evolution in human history is a widely concerned issue. (2017-12-29)
Some Chinese coal ash too radioactive for reuse
Many manufacturers use coal ash from power plants as a low-cost binding agent in concrete and other building materials. (2017-11-09)
Infrared NASA imagery shows development of Tropical Depression 31W
NASA's Aqua satellite provided infrared imagery of the latest tropical cyclone in the South China Sea. (2017-11-17)
Astronomers reveal evidence of dynamical dark energy
An international research team, including astronomers from the University of Portsmouth, has revealed evidence of dynamical dark energy. (2017-10-03)
Few-layer Tellurium was predicted to be a promising successor of black phosphorus
Mono-elementary semiconductors have unique advantages in terms of their chemical simplicity. (2018-02-09)
Unravelling the costs of rubber agriculture on biodiversity
A striking decline in ant biodiversity found on land converted to a rubber plantation in China. (2016-05-16)
Haze pollution affects satellite cloud detection
Scientists compare cloud detection from four sensors onboard the 'A-Train' satellite constellation during two severe haze episodes in winter 2015-2016 and suggest that in severe haze weather the cloud product of MODIS should be used with caution. (2017-11-27)
Strange 'nude' fossil creature from half a billion years ago
A discovery of a new species of sponge-like fossil from the Cambrian Period sheds light on early animal evolution. (2018-06-19)
Hundreds of fossilized eggs sheds light on pterosaur development
An invaluable collection of more than 200 eggs is providing new insights into the development and nesting habits of pterosaurs. (2017-11-30)
Real-world intercontinental quantum communications enabled by the Micius satellite
A joint China-Austria team has performed quantum key distribution between the quantum-science satellite Micius and multiple ground stations located in Xinglong (near Beijing), Nanshan (near Urumqi), and Graz (near Vienna). (2018-01-19)
Use of solid fuels for heating, cooking in China associated with increased risk of death
Use of coal, wood or charcoal for cooking and heating in rural China was associated with a greater risk of death, with that risk decreased by having switched to gas, electricity or central heating, or using ventilation. (2018-04-03)
Study reveals how Chinese travellers use technology abroad
Traditional cultural values and government policy influence how Chinese backpackers use technology while travelling, according to new research by the University of East Anglia (UEA). (2018-12-13)
Pulling valuable metals from e-waste makes financial sense
Electronic waste -- including discarded televisions, computers and mobile phones -- is one of the fastest-growing waste categories worldwide. (2018-04-04)
Microphysical differences in precipitation between Tibet and southern China
Studies of raindrop size distribution (DSD) over different regions helps to advance our understanding of DSD characteristics and provide observational facts regarding the development and evaluation of microphysical parameterization schemes in numerical models over different regions in the future. (2017-05-02)
More than half the world's ocean are commercially fished
More than half of the world's oceans are exposed to industrial fishing activities, a new study, conducted at unprecedented scale, reveals. (2018-02-22)
Fossil discovery rewrites understanding of reproductive evolution
A remarkable 250-million-year-old 'terrible-headed lizard' fossil found in China shows an embryo inside the mother -- clear evidence for live birth. (2017-02-14)
Lake water recharged by atmospheric precipitation in the Badain Jaran Desert
The water sources for the many of the lakes in the Badain Jaran Desert have been the focus of controversy in recent years. (2017-05-04)
A basis for the application of drought indices in China
The definition of a drought index is the foundation of drought research. (2017-03-28)
High efficiency solar power conversion allowed by a novel composite material
A composite thin film made of two different inorganic oxide materials significantly improves the performance of solar cells. (2018-04-09)
70Gb/s optical intra-connects in data centers based on band-limited devices
High-speed and low-cost data center optical intra-connects have been developed quickly. (2017-12-01)
Research reveals China's reversing emission flows
The flow of China's carbon emissions has reversed according to new research led by scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA). (2017-11-23)
A new approach to improving lithium-sulfur batteries
Researchers from the University of Delaware and China's Northwestern Polytechnical University, Shenzhen University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University have demonstrated a new polysulfide entrapping strategy that greatly improves the cycle stability of Li-S batteries. (2017-03-06)
Early avian evolution: The Archaeopteryx that wasn't
Paleontologists at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich correct a case of misinterpretation: The first fossil (2017-12-05)
New guidelines to tackle China's severe air pollution problem
More must be done to tackle air pollution in China, according to a leading climate change expert in a new study published today in the journal Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters. (2017-12-07)
Hail technology: Deep learning may help predict when people need rides
Computers may better predict taxi and ride sharing service demand, paving the way toward smarter, safer and more sustainable cities, according to an international team of researchers. (2018-03-01)
Study suggests ways to close CEO pay gap
Recent research from UT Dallas' Naveen Jindal School of Management examines how cultural perceptions affect the compensation of female CEOs in China, where women CEOs earn significantly less than their male counterparts. (2018-04-12)
Distributed cooperative anti-disturbance control of multi-agent systems: An overview
Recently, a review paper concerned on recent progress in distributed cooperative anti-disturbance control (DCADC) of multi-agent systems is published by journal SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences. (2017-11-13)
A battery prototype powered by atmospheric nitrogen
As the most abundant gas in Earth's atmosphere, nitrogen has been an attractive option as a source of renewable energy. (2017-04-13)
APSOS in Tibet: Probing the whole atmosphere
An NSFC-funded research facility named 'Atmospheric Profiling Synthetic Observation System' (APSOS) was built at the Yangbajain International Cosmic Ray Observatory in Tibet, China, in late 2017. (2018-02-13)
Two new snout moth genera and three new species discovered in southern China
New members have joined the ranks of the snout moths -- one of the largest groups within the insect order known formally as Lepidoptera, comprising all moths and butterflies. (2018-01-25)
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