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WEEKLY REVIEW (May 18-24)

Source: Science and Technology Daily | 2023-05-25 10:07:51 | Author:


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Macao Science 1 Sent into Space

China successfully sent two satellites of Macao Science 1 on May 21 into space for space exploration. This is the first space science satellite program jointly developed by the Chinese mainland and Macao, and is also the first scientific exploration satellite placed in a near-equatorial orbit to monitor the geomagnetic field and the space environment.

Researchers Prove Presence of Ocean on Mars

A research team led by Xiao Long, professor from the China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, for the first time found petrological evidence of marine sedimentary rocks on the surface of Mars through the scientific data captured by Mars rover Zhurong. Relevant research has been published in the journal National Science Review.

Clawed Microrobot for Precision Medicine Developed

Scientists from the Harbin Institute of Technology have developed a swimming microrobot, inspired by tardigrades. It may significantly improve the efficiency of targeted drug delivery in blood vessels and bring a new insight into the precision medicine, such as treating malignant tumors.

National Science and Technology Week Begins

The 29th National Science and Technology Week themed "Love Science and Advocate Science" runs from May 20 to 31. It features China's major sci-tech achievements and includes a series of activites such as weather sci-tech knowledge contest.

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  • According to the third national survey of cultural relics, over 760,000 immovable cultural relics were examined and registered. The protection of these relics presents a significant challenge due to their historical span, diverse materials, and complex preservation environments.Faced with these challenges, what measures are needed to combat the erosion of time at some of these historic sites?

SCO Sees Remarkable Achievements

The 24th Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) took place in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, on July 3 and 4. Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the meeting and discussed the future of the organization and ways to advance cooperation so as to achieve new and greater progress for this important multilateral mechanism.

2024 Summer Davos: Embracing Innovation, Driving Future Growth

Running from June 25 to 27 and themed "Next Frontiers for Growth," the 2024 Summer Davos gathered more than 1,700 representatives.