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Source: Science and Technology Daily| 2021-07-29 09:42:31| Author: TANG Zhexiao

A maglev bullet train that can reach a speed of 600 kilometers per hour made its debut in Qingdao, China on July 20. (PHOTO: XINHUA)

Great Improvements in China's Green Agricultural Development

The use of fertilizers and pesticides in China has achieved continuous negative growth for several consecutive years due to the increase of utilization rate, according to a report released by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences on July 24.

City of Quanzhou Named on UNESCO World Heritage List

China's candidate project "Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China" has been included on UNESCO World Heritage List during the ongoing 44th Session of the World Heritage Committee.

World's Fastest Train Debuts in China

Developed by the state-owned China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation, a maglev bullet train that can reach a speed of 600 kilometers per hour made its debut in Qingdao, China on July 20.

World's First 14-valent HPV Vaccine Enters Clinical Trials

SinoCellTech, a biotech company based in Beijing, has rolled out the world's first 14-valent human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV) which has entered clinical trials. The vaccine could increase the protection rate of cervical cancer prevention from 90 percent from the 9-valent HPV vaccine to 96 percent according to the current trial data.

China Starts Constructing Its First Unmanned Intelligent Research Mothership

Construction of China's first unmanned intelligent research mothership began in Guangzhou on July 20. It is planned to be put to use in 2022, and will be China's first research ship that can be remotely controlled and navigate autonomously.

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Technology Drives Prosperity of Yunnan's Diverse Eco-agriculture

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China held a ceremony in Beijing?for?honoring people fighting COVID-19 with national medals?on September?8.?To?know?more?about?the?international?reactions,?Science?and?Technology?Daily?Reporter?Zhang?Jiaxing?interviewed?Dr. Lawrence Banks?and Dr. Alessandro Marcello?from?International?Centre?Engineering?and?Biotechnology.

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