Month: May 2019

CAS Fujian Institute improves low-cost rare earth extraction process

The group of SUN Xiaoqi from CAS Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter has developed a new method for the isolation of rare earth metals from softening ammonia sulfate wastewater produced during bastnasite ammonia sulfate roasting. Based on alkyl phenoxy carboxylic acid derivatives [4,4′-isopropylidenebis (phenoxyacetate)]as a cation exchanger, Ca2+and Mg2+are precipitated from the […]

Qingdao exhibits high-speed MAGLEV train prototype, designed for a top speed of 600 km/h

CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co., the train building company, is currently building an experimental center and a trial production center for high-speed maglev trains and expects to put them into operation in the second half of 2019. R&D of a five-carriage engineering prototype are reportedly going smoothly. The engineering prototype is scheduled to roll off the […]

ZTE opens cybersecurity laboratory in Rome, allows source code review

ZTE is a major international provider of telecommunications gears, competing with Huawei, Ericsson and Nokia for clients such as mobile operators. Its Rome laboratory, opened May 21, aims to provide global customers, regulators and other stakeholders with security assessment and audit services, such as source code review on ZTE products including 4G and 5G, security […]

Tianjin University presents brain-computer interface chip “Brain Talker”

At the World Intelligence Congress held in Tianjin last week, Tianjin University and China Electronics Co. have presented a portable chip can which can identify minor neuron information sent by the brain wave from the cerebral cortex, efficiently decode the information and greatly quicken the communication speed between the brain and machine. It was claimed that […]

Production line for anti-malaria drug artemisinin in Henan eyes second production site in Africa

The Cangzhou Tianyuan Biotechnology Co. in central Henan province can now produce 60 tonnes of the antimalarial drug artemisinin per year by extraction of the sesquiterpene from Artemisia anna and subsequent recrystallization. The company is already delivering the drug to India and Sudan and is currently negotiating with Ghana for the construction of a second […]

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