China builds up fleets of hydrogen fuel cell cars Both Beijing and Shanghai announced plans to have each over 10,000 hydrogen-driven FCVs in their urban fleets by 2025. Tianjin, Guangdong and Hebei are expected to follow quickly. Beijing plans for 37 hydrogen gas stations by 2023 and 74 by 2025. For an initial phase, grey or blue hydrogen will be provided, to be […]

China installs stationary monitoring stations on the seafloor China has newly installed a stationary system that operate fully automatically on the seafloor, monitoring its own condition and performing smart management. Scientific researchers can also remotely control the station. The newly installed station is equipped with a MWh lithium battery energy system, which represents a new breakthrough in energy density. The energy system is […]

Contactless electrocardiogram monitoring with millimeter wave radar Researchers at the University of Science and Technology of China recently have realized real-time non-contact human ECG monitoring using millimeter-wave radar. They took advantage of the fact that the electrical and mechanical activities of the heart are the same source of cardiac activity but have different characteristics, and used millimeter wave radar to measure […]

Flood Control Center in Yunnan uses AI-based model for eco protection An “AI-based Model R&D Zone for Smart Sensing Technology for Critical Populations in Plateau Lakes and Marshes” was launched in Kunming, Yunnan Province. The project will collect information on fish, birds, and other species in the lake basin using high-definition cameras and underwater high-definition equipment, and match it with the big data in the […]

CAS Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology proposes system for base editing in mammalian cells Base Editors can modify specific bases in the genome, offering hope for correcting false single nucleotide variations (SNVs) in humans. Researchers around Wang Meng at the CAS Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology have developed an automated high-throughput gene manipulation platform for mammalian cells  which can automate the editing of thousands of animal cell samples […]

Decentralized small nuclear reactor under construction on Hainan According to CORE Group, the installation work of the nuclear island (NI) of the onshore commercial modularized small nuclear reactor “Linglong No. 1” in Changjiang Li (Li) Autonomous County, Hainan Province, has officially started. Linglong-1 is a multifunctional modularized small pressurized water reactor that has been researched and developed by the Core Group and has […]

The cumulative number of freight trains from Harbin to Central Europe exceeded 20,000 According to the China Railway Harbin Bureau Group Co., the total number of Central European Group trains passing through the Manzhouli – Suifenhe railroad customs on the east route of the international regular freight train “Central European Group” has exceeded 20,000, transporting over 1.85 million TEU (20-foot container equivalent) of cargo. It has successively opened […]

In 2021, 481 Chinese companies went for an IPO According to a recent report by the Securities Association of China, IPOs of tech stocks on the Shanghai Stock Exchange’s STAR market and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange’s tech-heavy ChiNext market accounted for 75.68% of the country’s total IPOs in 2021. 165 companies listed on the STAR market raised about CN¥211.6 billion (about US$29.8 billion) […]

Chinese-led team reviews “physics root”, an ethnomedicine

Extracts of “Physics root” (Veronicastrum Heist. ex Fabr. (Plantaginaceae)) are used in China and many other Asian and African countries in the treatment of ascites edema, blood stasis, pain relief, chronic nephritis, injury, fever, cough, headache, arthritis, dysentery, rheumatism, pleural effusion, liver damage, and other disorders. Gang-wan HU of the CAS Key Laboratory of Plant Germplasm Enhancement and […]

Deep-Sea S&T Center under construction in Hainan Photo shows the construction site of the deep-sea science and technology innovation public platform project in Sanya city, south China’s Hainan Province. (People’s Daily Online/Fu Wuping) Located at the Yazhou Bay Science and Technology City in Yazhou district, Sanya city of Hainan, the project covers a floor space of 176,000 square meters and involves […]

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