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News of the month

2022/07 Genome sequence of a 14000 year-old woman (“Mengzi Ren”) shows deep genetic ties to the first Native Americans

2022/07 Genome sequence of a 14000 year-old woman (“Mengzi Ren”) shows deep genetic ties to the first Native Americans

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2022.06.016 https://www.cas.cn/syky/202207/t20220718_4841915.shtml Genome sequencing of the 14,000-year-old human remains of the “Mengzi Ren (MZR)” by Zhang Xiaoming and colleagues from…

2022/06 World’s first desert ring railroad circles the Taklimakan desert along 2700 km

2022/06 World’s first desert ring railroad circles the Taklimakan desert along 2700 km

An impressive 45 sec video on the construction can be found under http://j.people.com.cn/n3/2022/0616/c95952-10110621.htmlundefined

2022/05 China’s Jimu Airship reaches 9000 m altitude in Himalaya region

2022/05 China’s Jimu Airship reaches 9000 m altitude in Himalaya region

China’s self-developed floating airship, designed for atmosphere observation, reached a record altitude of 9,032 meters in Tibet Autonomous Region. Developed…

2022/04 China’s “Earth 2.0” satellite, to be launched in 2026, is hoped to find a dozen of earth-like planets

2022/04 China’s “Earth 2.0” satellite, to be launched in 2026, is hoped to find a dozen of earth-like planets

China is planning an “Earth 2.0” mission to detect exoplanets similar to Kepler-186f.  Scientists have discovered more than 5,000 exoplanets…

2022/03 Chinese antarctic teams are envied by their neighbours for fresh vegetables and fruits grown in antarctic plant factories

2022/03 Chinese antarctic teams are envied by their neighbours for fresh vegetables and fruits grown in antarctic plant factories

Until 2014, the supply of fresh vegetables was a major problem plaguing China’s Antarctic scientific expeditions. As Antarctica entered its…

2022/02 China reports progress in the South-to-North Water Diversion Project

2022/02 China reports progress in the South-to-North Water Diversion Project

China has established a water control infrastructure system that is currently the largest in scale, widest in scope, and has…

2022/01 Irrigation goes solar for shelterbelt in Taklimakan desert

2022/01 Irrigation goes solar for shelterbelt in Taklimakan desert

Rroadside shelter forests along a road crossing in Taklimakan, China’s largest desert in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, will…

2021/12 China launches „Earth satellite“ to support sustainable development of developing countries

2021/12 China launches „Earth satellite“ to support sustainable development of developing countries

The SDGSAT-1 satellite is equipped with three payloads:  . a thermal infrared imager,  . a micro-optical imager, and  . a…

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