Science and Technology

China mulls tougher law on gene studies

Deng Xiaoci for Global Times April 22, 2019

China mulls tougher law on gene studies

Beijing. In a latest move to tighten its regulation on studies of human genes and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, China is mulling formulating a special section in its overarching law governing legal disputes following the scandal over gene-edited babies and the AI face-stitching technology controversy. The draft civil...more

Netizens hail Party theory learning app for rich content

Left Review Online April 1, 2019

Netizens hail Party theory learning app for rich content

Zhang Han & Chen Qingqing, Beijing. Many Chinese netizens said they are amazed by the rich content on the Xuexiqiangguo app, which literally means "Learning builds a strong country," noting the app is more informative and entertaining than merely serving as a channel to teach Party theory to members...more

Best Scientists and Technicians of the DPRK for 2018 Selected

Left Review Online March 20, 2019

Best Scientists and Technicians of the DPRK for 2018 Selected

Pyongyang, (KCNA). Five persons were selected as the best scientists and technicians of the state for 2018 in the DPRK. They are Yun Won Nam, former vice-director of a research institute of Pyongyang Medical College of Kim Il Sung University, Pak Ji Min, vice-rector of IT College of...more

Nano Atraumatic Needle Introduced into Operation in DPRK

Reporter March 20, 2019

Nano Atraumatic Needle Introduced into Operation in DPRK

Kathmandu (KCNA). The Kim Man Yu Hospital in the DPRK has recently introduced nano atraumatic needle into the treatment of patients. This nano atraumatic needle is well received as the antibacterial effect of its suture is high. It can be used for various microsurgical operations. In this regard,...more

Kim Jong Un’s Visit of TCM Factory In China: An Strategic Step Against UN Sanction

Yang Sheng for Global Times January 15, 2019

Kim Jong Un’s Visit of TCM Factory In China: An Strategic Step Against UN Sanction

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited a traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) factory in Beijing on Wednesday, one day after his 35th birthday, in a choice of location apparently linked to economic development opportunities for his country outside the remit of current UN sanctions. The visit to the Tong...more

What is open science?

Marcus Hanwell December 29, 2018

What is open science?

Introduction: Open science is the growing movement to make science open. Science was itself used as a primary example for the efficacy of the open source movement, citing practices such as open dissemination of information, methods, and peer review of the scientific literature. Open science arguably began in...more