Month: May 2021

13-5 Self-driving rice transplanters advance in China

In the middle of the rice planting season, a smart rice transplanter with automatic operation is deployed in a smart agriculture model area of ​​Hongwei Farm Co., Ltd., Heilongjiang Province, and is performing precise rice planting work. The autonomous driving rice transplanter applies the Beidou satellite positioning system, can automatically avoid obstacles, make U-turns, and […]

10-5 Egypt to start production of Sinovac Covid19-vaccine

According to Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed, Egypt will start locally producing China’s Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine in June at the plants of the Egyptian Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA). The vaccine produced in Egypt will be dubbed Sinovac-Vacsera. So far, Egypt has reported 236,272 COVID-19 cases, including 13,845 deaths and 176,363 recoveries. Xinhua […]

10-5 CAS Science and Technology Strategy Consulting Research Institute publishes “Science Structure Atlas 2021”

The share of core papers from China ranks second in the world, and the areas of competitive advantage cover nanotechnology, computer and engineering, environmental governance, but they account for a relatively small share in medicine, social sciences, economics and business, and biological sciences. The United States publications dominate in life sciences, medicine and environmental ecology. […]

5-5 Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine establishes Immune Therapy Institute at the Renji Hospital

The newly launched Shanghai Immune Therapy Institute is the latest example of the city’s efforts to build world-class immunology research hubs. It will focus on three research areas: tumor immunotherapy, chronic inflammatory diseases and transplantation immunology, and infectious diseases and vaccines. CAS news release, May 5, 2021

China’s population reaches 1.41178 bln

On May 11th, Xinhua News reported the results of the 7th national population census. In the newly released data from the results, China’s population at mainland reaches 1.41 billion. Compared with the sixth national census data in 2010, an increase of 72.06 million people, an increase of 5.38%, with an average annual growth rate of […]

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