New Triassic Diapsid reptile found in Southwestern China
Paleontologist LI Chun, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, and his research team, reported a new genus and species of marine reptile, Sinosaurosphargis ...
China launches two satellites: state media
China placed two satellites in orbit on Sunday, including a spacecraft that will collect and relay data for disaster relief efforts, state press reported.
Earliest Democricetodon (Cricetid rodent) found in the Early Miocene of the Junggar Basin, China
According to a paper published in the latest issue of Vertebrata PalAsiatic 2011(4), palontologists from Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, have identi ...
New material of Early Cretaceous ornithurine bird Gansus supporting it’s a volant and diving bird
LI Yan, associate curator of Gansu Museum, collected 9 specimens of Gansus for further study during his fieldwork from 2002 to 2004. He and his collaborators from Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, ...
Not 1, not 2, not 3, but 4 clones!
Xi-Jun Ren and Yang Xiang from Henan Universities in China, in collaboration with Heng Fan at the Institute of Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, have produced a theory for a quantum cloning machine able to produce ...
New cervid species found in middle miocene of Nei Mongol, China
Wang Li-Hua, a graduate student paleontologist from Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, identified a new species of cervid, Euprox altus, from the Middle ...
A new species of gall makers in the aphid genus of plant lice was found in China
Aphid researchers from Chinese Academy of Sciences found one new species, Aleurodaphis sinojackiae Qiao & Jiang, 2011 from Jiangsu and Zhejiang Provinces, China. It forms leaf galls on Jack trees (Sinojackia x ...
China's glaciers in meltdown mode: study
Sharp increases in temperature driven by global warming are melting China's Himalayan glaciers, an impact that threatens habitats, tourism and economic development, says a study released Tuesday.
Chinese primrose rediscovered
A botanist at one of Kew's Millennium Seed Bank partners, the Kunming Institute of Botany, has rediscovered two populations of a primrose which was thought to be extinct in the wild.
Taiwan, China boost science collaboration
The top science bodies of China and Taiwan have agreed to meet once a year to promote exchanges and cooperation between researchers, officials said Thursday.
Water on Moon is bad news for China's lunar telescope
The discovery of water on the Moon could affect a telescope that will be installed on China's first lunar lander, scheduled in 2013, a Chinese astronomer was quoted as saying on Tuesday.
Prized mushroom collection returns to China
(AP) -- A Chinese scholar persecuted during the Cultural Revolution for smuggling a rare collection of mushrooms out of China before World War II was honored Saturday when the collection was returned more than 70 years later.
China expert recruitment project nets first batch: report
China has signed up more than 120 overseas experts for a new project aimed at spurring innovation by offering thousands of academics one million yuan (146,000 dollars) to move to China, state media reported Thursday.