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BRIEF-Beijing Leadman Biochemistry gets regulatory approval for assets ... - Reuters


Reuters
May 28 Beijing Leadman Biochemistry Co Ltd. * Says gets securities regulator's approval for assets restructuring, shares to resume trade on May 29. Source text in Chinese: bit.ly/1G2nVqd. Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong and Singapore ...

Chinese Biologists Discover Method to Reprogram, Obtain Adult Stem Cells - Yibada (English Edition)


Yibada (English Edition)
In 2012, Shinya Yamanaka, a professor at Kyoto University, won a Nobel Prize in physiology for developing an iPS cell harvesting technique that made it possible to obtain stem cells from adult tissue instead of embryos, avoiding the ethical and legal ...

Chinese biologists find key process to obtain adult stem cells - GlobalPost


GlobalPost
BEIJING, May 19 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced scientists have discovered a new method for reprogramming and obtaining induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells), or stem cells derived from adult cells. The latest research ...
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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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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.