Month: October 2015

„135“ will put a strong focus on photovoltaic, biomass and wind energy

The upcoming 13th Five-Years Plan is expected to boost investment in biomass, photovoltaics and wind energy. China’s installed photovoltaic capacity reached 30 Gwatt of photovoltaic power plants + 5,71 GW of distributed PV power generation. It is expected that installed photovoltaic capacity in China could reach 100 Gwatt by 2020. Wind power installed capacity was […]

China will launch a personalized medicine R&D program in „135“ (13th Five-years plan).

As disclosed during a Health Industry Innovation Forum on Oct. 28, the Chinese government will install a personalized medicine R&D program in the next 5-years plan. The plans for „precision medicine“, as the Chinese term goes, will include the construction of medical centers of excellence including demonstration centers, and overall expenditures in the range of […]

„Healthy China“ could become national strategy during „135“

According to China’s Social Security Institute, „healthy China“ could become a major national policy during the next 5 years plan. China’s markets for health, healthcare institutions and hygiene could exceed 10 trillion Yuan (1,3 trillion €) not including the creation of healthy environments, diet, physiotherapy, and fitness. China Bio news release, October 23, 2015

CAS Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology develops „nanothermometer“ for intracellurlar temperature sensing, applications to cancer diagnostics

The nanothermometer is composed by CdSeS quantum dots and polymer materials (poly(methyl methacrylate-co-methacrylic acid, PMMA-co-MAA), detecting pH and ionic strength within a live cell through monitoring how emitting materials change their optical properties depending on their environment. CAS news release, October 15, 2015

China will improve measures to prevent cardiovascular diseases

China counts presently nearly 300 million patients with cardiovascular diseases, with upward trends. In a review by authors from the National Cardiovascular Diseases Clinical Research Center and sponsored by the Ministry of Science in the British „Lancet“ journal, a comprehensive evaluation of present medical practices and clinical research is provided, which shows much room for […]

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