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Vol 23, No. 08, August 2019
Shanghai neurologists test brain implant to tackle drug addiction

Research on neurological technique can help to counter drug addiction and reduce use of methadone usage.

Bio-imaging breakthrough developed by China-Australia collaboration

Promising results from animal models show potential for further clinical trials.

Gene-editing researchers reduce cancer risk

Safer techniques of DNA base editing produces potential for therapeutic potential.

Beijing Genomics Institute to invest in construction of the National Genome Science Data Centre

Collaborative efforts of scientific institutes from China work to build data centres for genomics.

DNA data storage becomes a top emerging technology

DNA data storage has become a top 10 emerging technology of 2019 on this year's World Economic Forum's annual list released in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning province.

Researchers find new gene linked to deafness

Genetic link will provide therapeutic potential for hearing impairment.

Scientists discover highest energy cosmic gamma rays in Tibet

A joint research team made up of Chinese and Japanese scientists has discovered the highest energy cosmic gamma rays ever observed from an observatory in Tibet, opening a new window to explore the extreme universe.

China tightens rules on genetic research after rogue scientist He Jiankui's designer baby scandal

International organisations that collect, store or use human genetic resources for research without proper permissions will be fined up to US$722,600. Rules also include fines for scientists or institutions that collect human genetic materials without consent or by coercing donors

First remote 5G breast cancer surgery a success

Doctors from the Jiangsu Provincial Hospital successfully performs breast cancer surgery remotely through 5G network.

Vaccine shortage hits many parts of China

Shortages of some category 1 vaccines, which are provided free of charge by the government, have become more frequent in China recently, CCTV reported.

First China-Belgium Science and Technology Exchange Symposium held in Brussels

The First China-Belgium Science and Technology Exchange Symposium is held in Brussels, Belgium, June 29, 2019. The symposium was held on Saturday in Brussels to promote scientific, technological and cultural exchange and cooperation between the two countries, with the participation of more than 100 experts. (Xinhua/Pan Geping)

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APBN Editorial Calendar 2019
January:
Taiwan Medical tourism
February:
Marijuana as medicine — Legal marijuana will open up scientific research
March:
Driven by curiosity
April:
Career developments for researchers
May:
What's cracking — Antibodies in ostrich eggs
June:
Clinical trials — What's in a name?
July:
Traditional Chinese medicine in modern healthcare — Integrating both worlds
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