Chinese researchers from the Institute of Geochemistry of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have disclosed that precipitation was more important for soil moisture changes in the karst areas of China than temperature. The researchers suggested that the soil drying trend and climate changes should be fully evaluated during ecological restoration of karst areas.
Renowned Chinese quantum physicist PAN Jianwei is this year's ZEISS Research Award for his contributions to the field of optical quantum information, according to the University of Science and Technology of China where he works as a professor.
A new drug for Alzheimer's disease developed by Chinese researchers has won approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to undergo clinical trials on patients overseas. The orally administered drug GV-971 was an achievement of a 22-year study led by researchers from Ocean University of China, SIMM, and Green Valley.
A research team led by LI Zhiheng from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences revealed that dietary differences between bird and non-avian dinosaurs might help to unveil the mystery. The results provided evidence supporting the theory that ancient birds shifted their dietary preferences to avoid direct competition for food resources with carnivorous dinosaurs, which may have helped them survive the extinction event.
This fall marks 11 years that I have been living in China and working at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). I have always loved China, being half Chinese and growing up fascinated with the culture of my mother and grandparents.
China's top science award winner Zeng Qingcun is a pioneer of numerical weather forecasting. Recognized by many as the world's top meteorologist, Zeng, for more than six decades, has been studying the Earth's atmosphere and its changes. He is a pioneer of numerical weather forecasting; has developed infrared remote-sensing theory for meteorological satellites; and made scientific contributions to disaster risk reduction.
Dr. Oluwarotimi Williams SAMUEL obtained a Ph.D. degree in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing in 2018 courtesy of the CAS-TWAS president's fellowship, receiving several distinguished honors and awards during the program. And this is his story in China.
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