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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 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 - Technologies for biotech and pharmaceutical industries
August:
Regenerative technology - Meat of the future
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
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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