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Maize-breeding records could drive breeding programmes

A 25-year timeline of the genetics of maize breeding history provides valuable lessons for the future, say Chinese …

22/06/12

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BRIC science profiles 'more like the G7'

Science output from Brazil, Russia, India and China is becoming more evenly balanced across disciplines, a study …

12/04/12

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China's farming calendar 'out of step' with global warming

Seasonal markers need to be revised to take account of climate change, a study suggests.

14/02/12

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China unveils grand plans to grow top talent

China has launched a plan to grow more home talent, import more scientists and transform the country from …

22/06/10

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China's agricultural patents on the rise

China has boosted its agricultural patents in the last decade but this success does not extend to international …

02/03/10

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China's clever water use boosts food yields

Researchers say that China's effective water management techniques produce more food than those of many other …

29/01/10

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Genetic finds could mean medicine tailored for communities

Newly discovered variations between genomes of different ethnic groups raise the prospect of tailoring medicines …

11/12/09

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Grain of hope for Yangtze river climate impact

Food production in China's Yangtze River Basin faces a dire future but new growing techniques could compensate.

10/11/09

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China faces colossal bill for a low-carbon economy

Scenarios — and costs — for attaining a low-carbon economy in China are outlined in a major report.

23/09/09

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Many Chinese science workers want to switch career

Despite an increase in the number of science professionals in China, there is considerable dissatisfaction with …

25/08/09

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Scientist-salesmen fail to convince Chinese public

Chinese scientists are respected, if remote, figures — so long as they are not involved in advertising.

13/08/09

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China gaining ground in top international journals

Papers by Chinese researchers are increasingly being published in international publications, an analysis of top …

09/07/09

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