2-4 Cloned native pigs may curb threat of African swine fever

A team around Wu Shenglong in Taicang, Jiangsu province, has achieved somatic cell cloning of pigs, resulting in five pigs native to China. Somatic cell cloning preserves 100 % of the parent’s genetic material and thus reduces the threat of African swine fever on pig...

29-3 China’s internet providers envision zero-carbon internet

According the a report of China’s State Grid Energy Research Institute, China’s data centers in 2020 consumed 2.7% of the nation’s Electriciy (200 billion kWh) and will double to 400 billion kWh or 3.7% by 2030. As a consequence, major actors try to cut down on energy...

16-3 China approves recombinant subunit COVID vaccine

China approved a recombinant protein subunit vaccine against COVID-19 for emergency use. The vaccine was developed by the CAS Institute of Microbiology and Anhui Zhifei Longcom and is manufactured using CHO cells. It is the fourth vaccine approved in China for...