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WuXi AppTec acquires biology focused CRO - The Pharma Letter (registration)


The Pharma Letter (registration)
Chinese research and development platform company WuXi AppTec said today it has acquired HD Biosciences (HDB), a leading biology focused preclinical drug discovery contract research organization (CRO). After completion of acquisition, financial terms ...

Network pharmacology-based identification of key pharmacological pathways of Yin–Huang–Qing–Fei capsule acting ... - Dove Medical Press


Dove Medical Press
Abstract: For decades in China, the Yin–Huang–Qing–Fei capsule (YHQFC) has been widely used in the treatment of chronic bronchitis, with good curative effects. Owing to the complexity of traditional Chinese herbal formulas, the pharmacological ...

Ivory trade ban signals China's global ecology governance - Global Times


Global Times
China will ban all commercial ivory trading and processing by the end of 2017, the State Council, China's cabinet, announced on December 30, 2016. The announcement has been highly regarded by the international community, and is a sign of the Chinese ...
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Cicada in Chinese Folklore

San Antonio - United States

Looks at how the ancient Chinese regarded cicadas as symbols of rebirth or immortality.

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2007 Cicada Mania! Brood XIII Cicada Emergence
United States

Profile of the Chicago area 17-year cicada species dubbed Brood XIII. Meet the species included in the brood: Magicicada spetendecim, Magicicada cassini, and Magicicada septendecula. From the Lake County Forest Preserves.

Chinese Cricket Culture
United States

Encompasses a 2000 year history of both singing insects and fighting crickets.

Chinese Monal (Lophophorus lhuysi)
United States

Photos, details about the appearance of the male and female, and facts about this bird's habitat.

Chinese Dormouse (Dryomys sichuanensis)
United Kingdom

Information on this endangered species only found in Sichuan Province.

United States

Photos, taxonomic notes, and observations.

Asystasia gangetica (Chinese Violet)
United States

Plant synonyms, scientific classification, and distribution map. Provides invasive species and introduced plant information.

United States

Information on this tree, its description, its use and management. [PDF]

Pterocarya stenoptera: Chinese Wingnut
United States

Fact sheet about this tree, including a photo.

Chinese Fire-Bellied Toad
United States

Guide to caring for and breeding of Bombina orientalis, a toad of southeastern Siberia, northeastern China, and Korea.

United Kingdom

Plants for a Future: description, botanic details, cultivation, uses, range.