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Vol 21, No 11, November 2017
China boosts plans to motivate its scientists

Plans to focus on motivating scientists by supporting them through legal, political, cultural and social elements

Chinese researcher recognized by World Food Prize

Dr. Zhenling Cui innovations led to improved nitrogen efficiency, resulting in higher maize and wheat yields throughout the North China Plain.

Breakthrough new rice variety announced in Northern China

The new rice variety can grow in dry soils, and help farmers shake off poverty as well as explore new water-saving cultivation methods

Ebola vaccine approved in China

This makes China the third country after the United States and Russia, to develop a vaccine against Ebola.

Study reveals anti-cancer properties of a fungus used in traditional medicine

Scientists found an interaction between two anti-cancer compounds in the fungus Cordyceps militaris.

CRISPR bacon: Chinese scientists create genetically modified low-fat pigs

Tests on the piglets showed they were much better at regulating their body temperatures than normal pigs. They also had about 24 percent less fat on their bodies, the researchers report.

A new weapon of fighting Malaria

Bacterium strain of the genus Serratia (AS1) were fed to adult mosquitoes to stably colonize the mosquito's midgut.

Gene sequencing technology saw rapid growth in China

China's gene sequencing tech hits world class after developing BIGIS, the first second-generation sequencers.

Chinese scientists map genome sequences for Peony

Peonies are a favourite of China's royal families and mapping of its genome can help better protect wild peonies.

Werum IT Solutions and Neotrident sign partnership in China

Neotrident certified as "PAS-X Endorsed Service Partner Local". Customers to benefit from additional resources during PAS-X MES implementation.

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APBN Editorial Calendar 2017
January:
Healthcare Focus: LUNGS
February:
War on CANCER
March:
Get to Know TCM
April:
Diabetes: The Big Picture
May:
The Piece of Your Mind - Brain Health/Science
June:
Advocacies in Support of Rare Disease Patients
July:
Food Science & Technology
August:
Eye – the Window to your Soul
September:
Infectious Diseases
October:
A change of heart — Cardiovascular diseases
November:
Paediatric Illnesses
December:
Skin Diseases/Allergic Reactions
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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