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2013-12-26 08:23:16

BEIJING, Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical" or the "Company") (NYSE: CCM), a leading specialty hospital management solution provider and operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, today announced the results of its 2013 Annual General Meeting ("AGM") which was held on December 21, 2013 in Beijing. At the AGM, shareholders ratified: 1. The appointment of the Independent Auditor Ernst...

2013-11-12 12:23:49

BEIJING, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Deputy Director General Wu Shulin of the GAPPRFT (General State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of China), Vice President of Peking University Li Yansong, and others gathered at the 2013 Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) to celebrate Bridge21 Publication's English-language release of Peking University and the Origins of Higher Education in China. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131112/LA12584)...

2013-10-10 08:33:53

In the news release, EdX Open Source Platform Chosen to Power China's New Online Education Portal, issued 10-Oct-2013 by edX over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, second sentence, should read "The massive open online course (MOOC) and blended learning portal will feature courses from leading universities in China." rather than "The massive open online course (MOOC) and blended learning portal will feature courses from member universities led by Tsinghua...

2013-10-10 04:21:22

BEIJING, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A consortium of leading Chinese universities today announced that it has selected edX's open source platform to power China's newest and largest online learning portal, XuetangX. The massive open online course (MOOC) and blended learning portal will feature courses from member universities led by Tsinghua University in Beijing. XuetangX will increase Chinese students' access to quality education using cutting-edge online technology, while...

2013-08-21 12:27:16

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ANV Security Group (OTCBB: ANVS) announces today that it has signed Peking University Shenzhen School of Medicine as a new customer. Peking University Shenzhen School of Medicine operates under Peking University Health Science Center (PUHSC) and is China's leading medical teaching institute. Doctors and medical students will now be able to utilize ANV's Global Intelligent Eye (GIE) platform to remotely observe patients in real-time...

2013-05-21 08:32:35

EdX continues to grow its network of the world's leading institutions of higher education to meet global demand and increase access to quality education CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative composed of the leading global institutions of the xConsortium, today announced another doubling of its university membership with the addition of its first Asian institutions and further expansion in the Ivy League. The xConsortium is...

2013-01-10 16:21:52

University of Maryland's Smith School of Business and Peking University's Guanghua School of Management Host 8th Annual Event COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MBA students with the best pitches for China businesses won $10,000 in cash prizes Tuesday from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business in the 2013 China Business Plan Competition. The annual competition is organized by the Smith School's Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship and...

2012-11-29 12:37:32

Lanthanides comprise a unique and dominant resource of China. The increase in contact for populations through lanthanide mining and the wide applications for industry, agriculture, and medicine have raised great public concern regarding the metal toxicity of lanthanides, particularly on the issue of whether lanthanides are toxic to the human nervous system. In the past decade, major progresses have been made toward elucidating the mechanisms of the biological actions of lanthanides....

Rogue Planets Sometimes Captured By Stars
2012-04-18 03:28:47

New research suggests that billions of stars in our galaxy have captured rogue planets that once roamed interstellar space. The nomad worlds, which were kicked out of the star systems in which they formed, occasionally find a new home with a different sun. This finding could explain the existence of some planets that orbit surprisingly far from their stars, and even the existence of a double-planet system. "Stars trade planets just like baseball teams trade players," said Hagai Perets of...

Image 1 - Microraptor Had Black, Iridescent Feathers, Scientists Report
2012-03-09 04:58:52

A four-winged, feathered dinosaur that was the size of a pigeon and lived approximately 130 million years ago had black feathers with an iridescent sheen, a team of US and Chinese researchers has revealed. In their study, scientists from the Beijing Museum of Natural History, Peking University, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Akron, and the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) analyzed a specimen of the Microraptor, a non-avian dinosaur that in 2003 became the...