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The World's Largest Floating Solar Farm Becomes Operational In China-2

China’s Anhui province is home to world’s largest as well as second-largest floating solar farm

In a bid to counteract China’s burgeoning pollution and climate change problems, the country’s government is increasingly trying to replace conventional fossil fuels with cleaner and more environment-friendly energy options. To that end, the world’s largest floating solar farm has recently become operational in the southern part of the Chinese province of Anhui. (more…)


Sprawling Urban Farm Complex Set To Rise Right In The Middle Of Shanghai-1

Sprawling urban farm complex set to rise right in the middle of Shanghai

Rising among the skyscrapers of Shanghai is a sprawling urban farm that could meet the food needs of the 24 million people currently residing in the city. Conceived by architectural firm Sasaki, this ambitious project aims to grow food for the entire population right in the middle of the concrete city. Once constructed, the 247-acre…


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Bejeweled silk-wrapped body uncovered at 1,500-year-old cemetery along Silk Route

Archaeological excavations at China’s Inner Mongolia region have uncovered a series of fascinating finds, including a silk-wrapped body dating back to the era of the Northern Wei dynasty and an ornate silver bowl with engravings of Greek gods. Found at a 1,500-year-old cemetery, the discovery shows how trading of goods and valuables took place along…



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China becomes the first to test CRISPR gene editing technique in humans

A team of researchers from China have created history by being the first in the entire world to test the incredibly innovative CRISPR/ Cas9 gene-editing technique in a human patient. The modified cells were injected last month by scientists at Chengdu's Sichuan University, as an antidote to aggressive forms of lung cancer. (more…)



The giant panda has been officially taken off the endangered species list, thanks to an amazing 17-percent growth in its population in the last decade-1

Good news! IUCN takes the giant panda off its endangered species list

Good news, everyone! The giant panda has been officially taken off the endangered species list, thanks to an amazing 17-percent growth in its population in the last decade or so. According to the officials at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the adorable animal, native to parts of China, is currently being described…


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