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High-throughput brain imaging institute to be set up in Suzhou

The institute will recruit and train some 120 scientists and technicians, build a big data computing facility and a biomedical instrumentation platform, and aims to further improve the speed of the current imaging and data analysis systems.

Breakthrough in pig-to-human organ transplant

The 15 black-headed piglets, born in a lab in southwest China's Yunnan Province, do not carry the active infectious viral gene which has impeded the process of pig-to-human transplantation for more than a decade, said Chinese members of an international research team who published their results in Science.

Scientists identify central neural circuit for itch sensation

Spinal neurons expressing gastrin-releasing peptide receptor (GRPR) have been shown to be crucial for itch signal processing.

Silk-based wearable body sensors developed by Tsinghua researchers

Scientists from the Tsinghua University in China, reported they are using silk to develop a more sensitive and flexible device that could monitor a slew of body functions in real time.

First AI-assisted treatment center in Hefei city

The center features a voice-based information system, a computer-aided medical image diagnosis system and some other cutting-edge equipments.

China moves higher in Global Innovation Index

Data showed China's research and development expenditure accounted for 15.6 per cent of the world's total, ranking second only next to the United States

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APBN Editorial Calendar 2018
January:
Obesity / Outlook for 2018
February:
Searching for the fountain of youth
March:
Women in Science - Making a difference
April:
Digestive health in the 21st century - Trust your guts
May:
Dental health - The root to good health
June:
Cancer - Therapies and strategies for better patient outcomes
July:
Water management / Vaccination
August:
Regenerative medicine / Biotech start ups
September:
Digital healthcare / 3D printing
October:
Bones / Breast cancer
November:
Liver health / Top science research nations & institutions
December:
AIDS / Breakthrough of the year/Emerging trends
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