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2014-06-13 23:04:19

On Tuesday June 10th The Chinese Consul General Liu Jian and members of the CEO Club Board visited SolarMax Technology in Riverside, Ca. The purpose of the visit was to see firsthand how businesses that have relocated to the City of Riverside have prospered. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 On Tuesday June 10th The Chinese Consul General Liu Jian and members of the CEO Club Board visited SolarMax Technology in Riverside, Ca. The purpose of the visit was to see firsthand how...

Nasal Spray Delivers Depression Treatment
2014-03-25 05:31:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) reveals that a nasal spray which delivers a peptide designed to treat depression holds promise as a potential alternative to traditional therapies. CAHM's Dr. Fang Liu, in a previous study published in Nature Medicine in 2010, detailed a protein peptide she developed that provided a highly targeted approach to treating depression. Dr. Liu hopes this peptide will have...

China’s Forest Sustainability Packs Global Impact
2013-12-20 15:44:31

Michigan State University As China increases its forests, a Michigan State University (MSU) sustainability scholar proposes a new way to answer the question: if a tree doesn’t fall in China, can you hear it elsewhere in the world? In this week’s journal Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies, MSU’s University Distinguished Professor Jianguo “Jack” Liu dissects the global impact of China’s struggle to preserve and expand its forests even as its cities and population balloon....

2013-06-26 10:13:48

Global sustainability is like a high-stakes jigsaw puzzle – and an international group of scientists have created a new framework to assemble the big picture without losing pieces. Scientists led by Jianguo “Jack” Liu, Michigan State University’s Rachel Carson Chair in Sustainability, have built an integrated way to study a world that has become more connected – with faster and more socioeconomic and environmental interactions over distances. They say “telecoupling” describes...

2012-10-22 10:30:11

Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have identified a potential new approach to preventing smoking relapse, which occurs frequently in smokers who attempt to quit, despite current treatments. "We have developed a protein peptide that may be a new type of highly targeted treatment to prevent smoking relapse," says Dr. Fang Liu, Senior Scientist in CAMH's Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the...

Global Water Continually Flows Through Natural And Human Challenges
2012-08-10 08:52:47

Water's fate in China mirrors problems across the world: fouled, pushed far from its natural origins, squandered and exploited. In this week's Science magazine, Jianguo "Jack" Liu, director of Michigan State University's Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, and doctoral student Wu Yang look at lessons learned in China and management strategies that hold solutions for China — and across the world. In their article "Water Sustainability for China and Beyond," Liu and...

2009-09-02 14:23:54

University of Oregon chemists, biologists team to boost boron's expanding use in medicine Chemists and biologists have successfully demonstrated that specially synthesized boron compounds are readily accepted in biologically active enzymes, a move that, they say, is a proof of concept that could lead to new drug design strategies. In June 2008, University of Oregon chemist Shih-Yuan Liu reported in the Journal of the American Chemical Society his lab's synthesis of boron-nitrogen compounds...

2009-02-23 19:44:33

A 13-year-old boy stole a city bus in Beijing, smashed it into a dozen vehicles and knocked down two utility poles before the escapade ended, police say. It was like watching a blockbuster movie when I saw the bus crashing into cars like a bulldozer, a man identified only by the surname Liu told Xinhua as he described the Sunday morning excitement. The state-run news agency reported Monday the bus's driver had gotten out to use a toilet when the slender, 5-foot-5 youth got into the driver's...

2008-11-22 09:57:32

A Chinese college student who wanted to hug a panda bear climbed into its pen, but instead of getting a cuddle he was mauled by the animal, officials said. The student ignored warning signs cautioning visitors to not climb over the panda cage fences at the Qixing Park Zoo in Guilin, China, hopping into a the bear's pen Friday, the state-run Chinese news agency Xinhua reported. Officials said the panda, named Yangyang, was frightened by the 20-year-old's attempts to hug it and responded by...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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