ipation ever of Nobel Prize winners, with four on the team They were Arieh Warshel, the 2013 Nobel Prize winner in chem istry; Edvard I. Moser, the 2014 Nobel Prize winner in physiology or medicine; Konstantin Novoselov, the 2010 Nobel Prize winner in physiology or medicine; and Michael Young, the 2017 Nobel Prize winner in physiology or med icine. These four were also joined by Les Valiant, the 2010 Turing Prize winner. The survey was conducted by the International Tal ents magazine. The organizer and Dataway provided data analysis of the survey. China Daily cons tructed the official website for the survey and reported on theRead More →

Scientists have for the first time seen clearly the dynamic structure of the receptor of human parathyroid hormone, of which the s ecretion is closely related to diseases including osteoporosis, hypoparathyroidism, and cachexia. The revelation provides valuable insights into discovering novel therap eutics against such diseases, the group of researchers said at a media briefing on Friday. Patients of osteoporosis, who the National Health Commission in October said number nearly 20 percent of Chin ese over the age of 50, need to take medicines stimulating the human parathyroid hormone receptor. As such medicines are polypeptide, they can only be injected rather than being orally taRead More →

Ahead of this year’s London Book Fair in March, media reported a rise in interest in translat ed works among British readers, with a special mention of the wider acceptance of transl ated Chinese titles last year. For translator Anna Holmwood, this signals the arrival of a new era. “This is a big moment for Chinese fiction abroad,” says Holmwood, who has translated Chinese literature for almost a decade. Her translation work, Legends of the Condor Heroes: A Hero Born, a fa ntasy novel written by Jin Yong (Louis Cha Leung-yung), and Liu Cixin’s science-fictio n book, The Three Body Problem, are shown in aRead More →

re is a price to pay: time, money and the risk of losing your job. And as a result they took to cyberspace,” she said. Employers are obliged to provide overtime pay, bonuses and welfare benefits to em ployees working overtime. But many tech company employees said it was too much to hope for. A senior developer with the e-commerce giant Alibaba, who asked not to be named to protect his career, said employers seldom say the schedule is compulsory, but failure to follow the rules could lead to low performance scores and layoffs. “Defiant behavior can also lead to losing your annual bonus, whichRead More →

The head of one of the world’s best-known museums is retiring, and as the news spread l ate Monday, netizens praised him as a tireless guardian and promoter of the nation’s heritage. The retirement of Palace Museum Director Shan Jixiang, 65, whose name has frequently been in the news, was announced on Monday at a meeting at the museum, also known as the Forbidden City. Shan “has made the Forbidden City shift from a luxury beyond reach to one that is accessible to ordinary people”, Feng Kaitai, a la wyer and Weibo user, posted on Monday. “He makes more younger people fall in love withRead More →

 of affluent two-earner couples to outbid single people for homes is a real problem,” said Coontz, adding that it’s exacerbated in Amer ica by the extremely uneven quality of local schools, so that people get into bidding wars over homes in good school districts. “We have to think through our housing policies, zoning laws and social investm ents to find better ways to produce affordable housing (for singles),” she added. A rise in single-person households may aid labor market mobility, ac cording to Bachman. With fewer attachments to property and free of marital burdens, the se individuals may be more open to shifting cities forRead More →

r not fulfilling payment obligations and barred from excessive spending. In an internal letter in December Dai claimed that his company is under huge pressure stemming from cash flow issues, refunds, repaying suppliers, and maintenance costs. Han Xiao, a lawyer with Beijing Kangda Law Firm, told International Financial News that if a creditor tries to pursue the bankruptcy of its debtor, they need to go thr ough legal procedures, including providing proof relating to the claim and insolvency of the company. On the other hand Han said, if Ofo can show its ability to pay debts, it could withdraw the bankruptcy application. Zhang Yi, chief analyst atRead More →

A saying goes that love knows no age. One example is what happened between the 96-year-old g randfather Han and the 85-year-old grandmother Wu in Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei province. Their romance can be traced back to Spring Festival in 2017, when they met at their ch ildren’s gathering for the first time, according to Changjiang Daily. They had been living alone since their spouses die d. Their children, who happened to be friends, had worried about their parents’ loneliness and decided to fix them up. Han thought Wu was nice after the meeting and decided to pursue a rel ationship with his children’s support.Read More →

ng Wu. He planned to invite her to move in, but Wu didn’t want to leave her apartmen t at the Social Welfare Institute of Wuhan in Jianghan district, where she had been residing for four years. So Han move d to the institute, into an apartment across from Wu. He would call her every morning and they would eat three meals together. On Nov 1, 2018, the two tied the knot. Han gave Wu a one-karat diamond ring at their wedding ceremony. he institute arranged for them a suite, which has turned into a cozy home with their careful arrangement. Han’s books, newspap ersRead More →

tension if it plans to change course and tack toward a softer departure. That would, however, require the U.K. to particip ate in elections for the European Parliament in late May — something both the bloc and the British government have sought to avoid. Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said the bloc was open to extending the departure process by “six or nine or 12 months.” The political morass has left Britons on both sides of the debate frustrated and angry. S ome Brexit supporters, who had planned to be celebrating Friday, were protesting instead. Thousands converged on Parliament Square as lawmakers voted inside, wavingRead More →