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 →

en cities around the world and carrying machine components,” noted Mohammad Ehteshami, the former head of engineer ing at GE Aviation who now runs GE Additive, a new business focusing on the latest manufacturing techni ques like 3D printing. “Tomorrow, you won’t need to do all of that. You’ll just print what you need.” At Siemens, additively-manufactured turbine blades can be cooled by complex internal channels, thereby improving their fun ctional efficiency. Such technology now allows novel geometries that were not possible before. According to a report released by the German conglomerate, add itive manufacturing enables rapid prototyping resulting in up to 75 percent ofRead 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 →

Tujia.com, a Chinese online platform for booking shared accommoda tion, will beef up its presence in overseas markets, such as Japan and Southeast Asia, which are esp ecially favored by Chinese travelers, as it strives to boost its revenue in 2019 by 100 percent year-on-year. “We will continue to increase investments in overseas mark ets, such as establishing branches or subsidiaries in popular tourist destinations and coop erating with local home-sharing service providers,” said Yang Changle, CEO of Tujia. “Our revenue has increased 15 times in the past two years, and the trading volume ac counted for more than half of the industry’s total turnover,Read 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 →

 passed Tongxiang and left good luck. Anyone who went out for a hike du ring the Qingming Festival could take the luck home and get double the harvest of silk. Thus, p eople hold a ceremony to worship the deity of the silkworm, and other activities to pray for a good silk harvest. Yvonne Horst, the travel blogger from GoYvon who has lived and worked in China for six years, visited Tongxiang for the first time. “I haven’t seen a ceremony held in the Qingming Festival. What I k now about the Qingming Festival is it is a festival to commemorate ancestors. I think it’sRead More →