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 →

 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 →

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 →

The top court on Wednesday ruled in favor of a French global automotive supplier in a patent dispute with two Chinese car accessory companies amid the country’s intensified efforts to protect intellectual property rights. It was also the first public hearing by the Intellectual Property Court of the Supreme People’s Court since the special court was set up on Jan 1. Valeo Systemes d’Essuyage, one of the world’s leading auto component providers, sued X iamen Lukasi Car Accessories Co and Xiamen Fuke Wiper Co, two companies based in Fujian pro vince, claiming infringement of Valeo’s patent on a connector for windshield wipers. An IP courtRead More →

  But what about the trash that has already been dumped in South Korea — such as the smoldering heap in Uiseong?   The government has said it will relax regulations on incineration to allow for disposal, but that move has not thrilled environmental groups.   Kim Mi-kyung, of Greenpeace Korea, says incineration “creates various environmental and health problems like greenhouse gases and toxic substances.”   ”If we expand the (use of) incinerators, the plastic use will expand with it, because it w ill be easy to just burn them,” she says, adding that the problem needs to be tackled at the production level.   South Korea is one ofRead More →

 products, optimize integrated solutions for various crops, and provide training to farmers to help them master the most suitable methods and get better returns. “One of our future priorities will be to help growers better understa nd the data from their own fields and use the insights in their farm management,” Huang said. Speaking of the sustainable development of agriculture, Madrazo re viewed the profound transformation that agriculture has experienced in the past 20 years. “Farmers today are more aware that they need to do agronomic practices that are more precise, conserve natural resources and pro duce more food in the same piece of land.Read More →

ina has seen progress in its effort to revitalize traditional crafts and turn them int o targeted measures for poverty alleviation, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The ministry said it has organized extensive training for inheritors of traditional c rafts and supported setting up relevant workstations in collaboration with different departments. The ministry has set up 57 workshops for intangible cultural heritage and provided training for 2,500 people in poverty-stricken areas , including a county in southwest China’s Guizhou Province that is home to the ethnic Miao people. The campaign has also raised the awareness of provincial-level authorities. A total of 26Read More →

will rise by $30 if Apple moves its final assembly lines to the United States. If Apple manufactu res components and assembles them in the country, the cost will go up by $100 with the investment, labor and logistics involved. What’s more, the relocation to the United States would also see rising prices of many supplier items produced outside the U nited States, including semi-conductors, processors, memory, displays, batteries, the plastic and metal enclosures. “Our industry involves highly customized products. It requires both strong research and development ability and ind ustry scale. So, moving the supply chain would be a long shot,” said Meng WuRead More →