Month: August 2023

MIIT: China leads the world in industrial robot production and installations According to an address of Xin Guobin, deputy director of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MII), at the opening ceremony of the 2023 World Robot Games in Beijing, China robot industry sales in 2022 were more than 170 billion yuan (1 yuan = approx. 20 yen), and industrial robot installations accounted for […]

Suzhou University: “Silk micro needles” for transdermal drug delivery The Silk National Engineering Laboratory of Suzhou University, the only national engineering laboratory in China’s textile silk industry, is engaged in research and development of silk protein medical devices as well as mass production of 10 tons of large molecular silk protein per year. The group around Shenzhou LU at this laboratory has […]

“Red lotus” hybrid rice is already grown on over 30 million ha Red lotus hybrid rice is the result of research conducted by Dr. Zhu Ying, a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and professor at Wuhan University, and is one of the most recognized hybrid rice varieties in the world. It is characterized by high production, good rice quality, high adaptability, and resistance to […]

CAS TIB designs synthetic pathway for CO2 to sugar The research team of Functional Sugars and Natural Active Substances of CAS Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology has established a synthetic pathway for the synthesis of hexose from carbon dioxide in a chemical-enzymatic cascade based on the enzymatic reactions of carbon condensation, isomerization, and dephosphorylation in cooperation with CAS Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, […]

In digitalised Wuhan City Central Hospital, “medicine is waiting for people” Wuhan City Central Hospital in Hubei Province is the first smart pharmacy in Hubei Province to integrate warehousing and drug distribution, and is equipped with boxed medicine high-speed distribution equipment, fully automatic internal medicine dose sorting equipment, intravenous medicine mixing integration equipment, and intravenous drip sorting equipment. The entire process, from receiving and dispensing […]

China’s “Little Giants” enterprises total 12,000 At the 2023 National Development Conference of “Specialized and New” SMEs, an official from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced that China has 98,000 “Specialized and New” SMEs, including 12,000 “Little Giant” enterprises (Specialization, precision, specialization, and novelty,専精特新(専門化・精密化・特徴化・新規性) According to data, in the past few years, such “patent innovation” giants have established […]

2023/07: ‘Gene bank’ of ancient ceramics in China’s porcelain capital Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province Cross-section specimens of ceramic fragments produced in Jingdezhen, east China’s Jiangxi Province during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) and unearthed from an ancient shipwreck are put in storage by a staff member in the world’s first “gene bank” of ancient ceramics in the city, July 12, 2023. (Photo/ The world’s first “gene bank” of ancient […]

CAS ISA: global greenhouse gas emissions did not decrease over past decade On July 26, the Scientific Report on Remote Sensing Assessment of Global Carbon Emissions from Anthropogenic Sources and Carbon Balance in Terrestrial Ecosystems (hereinafter referred to as the Scientific Report on Remote Sensing Assessment of Global Carbon Emissions and Carbon Balance) was released in Beijing. The report, prepared by the CAS Institute of Space […]

Hydrous liquid metals might be used in rhythmic bionic tissues In a new study of a research group led by Prof. LIU Jing at the CAS Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, together with collaborators from Tsinghua University, biotissue-like rhythmic agglomerates was created via two inanimate liquid materials, water and liquid metals. The researchers introduced the synergistic mechanism of in situ reduction and electrochemical welding so […]

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