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Chinese researchers use bacteria to remove toxic chemicals from water

E. coli found to remove toxic mercury ions and selenite from water

China to lift nationality restrictions on top science awards

Revised regulation allows foreign nationals to receive the National Science and Technology Awards in the future

Why sunshine improves mood and makes us smarter

Moderate exposure to ultraviolet light in mice enhances perception and learning

Science fund to support innovation

National Natural Science Foundation of China to focus on basic research, optimize institutional management, strengthen social services using new technologies and uphold academic honesty.

Human embryonic stem cell-derived neurons for treating Parkinson's disease

Chinese scientists have tested a stem cell-based strategy to cure Parkinson's disease on primate models, providing strong support for carrying out related clinical research.

DNA analysis reveals distinct lineage of ancient panda in South China

Chinese scientists have found an ancient panda, belonging to a distinct group not found today, separated from present-day pandas 144,000 to 227,000 years ago.

Cryo-EM reveals interaction between major drug targets

Structure provides 'blueprint' for drug development, answers a longstanding question in biology

Fetal imaging equipment improved

Coil developed by Chinese scientists helps to increase clearer image and increase imaging speed of MRI equipment

Chinese, French scientists develop one-two punch for cancer treatment

Embolization, which uses various techniques to cut off the blood vessels that feed tissue growth has gained traction over the past few decades to treat cancerous tumors

Tech giants tap into AI healthcare market

Tencent, Baidu and Alibaba are exploring the AI healthcare market with products like chatbots and medical imaging software. Experts warned that AI-based medical technologies still need time to learn before they mature, especially in a medical field, where one small error could led to life or death.

Chinese 'nurse sharing' app to offer at-home care

The app enables healthcare providers to visit patients' homes and offer services ranging from injection, IV, blood draw to special care like newborn exams, urethral catheterization

Esco invests RMB100 million into Innovation Center in China

Breaks ground on its new state-of-the-art manufacturing and innovation complex to accelerate commercialisation of life sciences, medical devices, reproductive medicine and precision medicine technologies

Nutrition Society of China and Russia jointly promote dairy industry development

Both countries to facilitate bilateral trade processes of dairy products and enhance collaboration in nutrition and health

Merck's collaborations in China: Alibaba Health and Tongji University

Develop patient-centric digital services to support Chinese government "Healthy China 2030" initiative

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APBN Editorial Calendar 2018
January:
Obesity / Outlook for 2018
February:
Searching for the fountain of youth
March:
Women in Science - Making a difference
April:
Digestive health in the 21st century - Trust your guts
May:
Dental health - The root to good health
June:
Cancer - Therapies and strategies for better patient outcomes
July:
Water management - Technologies for biotech and pharmaceutical industries
August:
Regenerative technology - Meat of the future
September:
Doctor Robot - The digital healthcare revolution
October:
Bones / Breast cancer
November:
Liver health / Top science research nations & institutions
December:
AIDS / Breakthrough of the year/Emerging trends
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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