Latest Chinese Academy of Sciences Stories

2009-06-15 07:30:00

Agreement Extends Development and Commercialization of MIPS-Based(TM) Loongson Processors for Continued Market Growth SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MIPS Technologies, Inc.

2009-05-26 03:33:00

BEIJING, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier 's Science & Technology division China and Science News announced today that they will jointly organize the first "Attracting Academic Talent Summit" in Beijing on June 2, 2009, at the Beijing Rongjin International Hotel. At a time when China has increased efforts to build high-level capacities in science and technology industry innovation, the increased competition for academic talent among universities is a topic of growing...

2009-03-19 07:15:00

Scientists have discovered that a small dinosaur which lived 100 million years ago in northeastern China was covered with course, hairlike fuzz, suggesting that feathers may have evolved much earlier than previously believed.

2008-11-06 12:44:13

The VHF radio interferometer system was designed by ZHANG GuangShu, et al of Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

2008-09-27 09:00:23

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Chinese President Congratulates Founding Anniversary of National Science University"] HEFEI, Sept.

2008-09-25 03:00:18

By Zhao, Jingzhu Zhu, Yong-Guan; Shao, Guofan; Ness, David In response to the great challenges of rapid urbanisation and increases in the need to build 'harmonious' cities, i.e.

2008-08-04 09:00:31

China sets up highest wildlife research site in NW Qinghai XINING, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- Chinese zoologists have set up a wildlife research site in the altitude-4600 meters plateau of Qinghai, the highest in the country, an official with the Hol Xil Natural Reserve Administration said on Saturday.

2008-03-06 09:00:00

BGI-Shenzhen is pleased to announce the launch of the International Giant Panda Genome Project. The giant panda is a much loved animal all over the world and is considered a symbol of China, as illustrated by its being one of the mascots for the upcoming Olympics in Beijing.

2008-02-26 11:55:00

The rise of oxygen and the oxidation of deep oceans between 635 and 551 million years ago may have had an impact on the increase and spread of the earliest complex life, including animals, according to a study reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences online Early Edition during the week of February 25 - 29.

2006-06-02 03:41:01

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese scientists who falsify their work should be severely punished, Xinhua news agency on Friday quoted a top scientist as saying, weeks after a Shanghai academic was fired for faking research.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]