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A New Atlas Of The Milky Way
2011-08-31 07:49:27

Sino-German research group draws a new map at the Urumqi radio telescope and discovers two supernova remnants.

2011-05-26 19:00:00

BEIJING, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a ceremony today, the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) announced a collaboration agreement with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to develop a joint Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping for the purpose of collaborative research and education in neuroimaging.

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2011-04-14 09:12:02

Fossil from China suggests mammalian ear of monotremes evolved separately from that of marsupials and placentals.

2011-03-29 07:00:00

BIOVISION, LYON, France, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Institut Pasteur of Shanghai announces today the creation of its global biotech accelerator company Advance BioChina. Advance BioChina is an R&D-focused for-profit organization that positions itself as the gateway to China for global biotech companies.

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2011-03-27 10:30:00

Wild migratory birds may indeed play a role in the spread of bird flu.

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2011-02-17 12:45:23

Scientists have discovered that a community of seaweeds and worm-like animals lived in a quiet deep-water niche under the sea about 600 million years ago near what is now Lantian, which is a small village in Anhul Province of South China.

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2010-09-21 10:35:00

The recent discovery of water on the Moon may have a serious impact on future plans for lunar based astronomy.

2010-06-30 04:53:00

BEIJING, June 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - 2010 Partnership With TWOWS Aims to Improve Participation and Recognition of Women Scientists in the Developing World The Elsevier Foundation announced today that it has awarded the 2010 New Scholars grant to the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSDW), formerly the Third World Organization for Women in Science (TWOWS) - for two programs: the National Assessments and Benchmarking of Gender, Science,...


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.