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Released: 2-Jun-2022 5:05 PM EDT
The Possibility of Carbon Emissions Peak in China by 2030 Depends on the GDP Growth Rate
Science China Press

This research is done by Professor Weidong Liu, Associate Professors Zhipeng Tang and Mengyao Han, and Dr. Wanbei Jiang from the Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

26-May-2022 4:00 PM EDT
How Will Humans Survive a Global Catastrophe?
Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

One suggested way to save humankind in the event of a deadly pandemic or other extreme global catastrophe is establishing a safe refuge – on an island or in such far-out places as the moon or under water -- where a portion of the human population can stay alive.

Released: 27-May-2022 2:15 PM EDT
Patient Activeness During Online Medical Consultation in China: Multilevel Analysis
Journal of Medical Internet Research

Background: Online medical consultation is an important complementary approach to offline health care services. It not only increases patients’ accessibility to medical care, but also encourages patients to actively participate in ...

Released: 23-May-2022 12:50 PM EDT
New Study Informs Mitigation Strategies for Contrast Shortage in CT by Identifying Promising Areas of Focus
Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

The current shortage of iodinated contrast in the United States due to the COVID-19 related production shutdown in China is causing severe disruptions in patient care. A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study outlines the most frequently used computed tomography services performed on Medicare beneficiaries as focus areas for mitigation strategies for the greatest overall impact.

Released: 19-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT
Policy, Farm Management Help China Mitigate Climate Change
Cornell University

Production of animal protein in China has increased by 800% over the past 40 years, driven by population growth, urbanization and higher worker wages. However, the amount of climate-warming nitrous oxide released from animal farming in the country has not risen as quickly, thanks to science-led policy and farm management interventions in the way animals are fed and their manure recycled.

Newswise: China's terrestrial carbon sequestration in 2060 could offset 13–18% of energy-related peak CO2 emissions
Released: 17-May-2022 11:15 AM EDT
China's terrestrial carbon sequestration in 2060 could offset 13–18% of energy-related peak CO2 emissions
Science China Press

President Xi of China announced in September 2020 that China will “aim to have CO2 emissions peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060”.

Released: 3-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT
China’s Segregated School System Hinders Migrants
Cornell University

When Eli Friedman set out to write his second book, he intended to focus on the segregated education system in China and how it affected teachers’ work, but quickly found that the project moved in an unexpected direction.

Newswise: Three Gorges Dam: Friend or foe of riverine greenhouse gases?
Released: 19-Apr-2022 2:30 PM EDT
Three Gorges Dam: Friend or foe of riverine greenhouse gases?
Science China Press

Dams are conventionally regarded as emitters of GHGs in large rivers. A team from Peking University of China, however, has disrupted this perception, based on whole system thinking applied to the Three Gorges Dam (TGD) on the Yangtze River in China.

Newswise: WashU Experts: China’s political and economic dilemma
Released: 21-Mar-2022 12:05 PM EDT
WashU Experts: China’s political and economic dilemma
Washington University in St. Louis

International business experts John Horn and Patrick Moreton offer their perspectives on the developing situation with China, including challenges facing the country and what impact their actions could have on the Chinese and global economies.

Released: 17-Mar-2022 1:50 PM EDT
Global instability and the timing of Russia’s attack on Ukraine
Washington University in St. Louis

Analyzing more than 200 years of conflicts, David Carter at Washington University in St. Louis finds revisionist states — like Russia — have made territorial claims when the great powers that dominate the international system are embroiled in crisis.

Released: 15-Mar-2022 3:30 PM EDT
The Mediating Role of Patients’ Trust Between Web-Based Health Information Seeking and Patients’ Uncertainty in China: Cross-sectional Web-Based Survey
Journal of Medical Internet Research

In the physician-patient relationship, patients’ uncertainty about diseases and the lack of trust in physicians not only hinder patients’ rehabilitation but also disrupt the harmony in this relationship.

Released: 8-Mar-2022 8:30 AM EST
Analysis suggests China has passed U.S. on one research measure
Ohio State University

After decades of dominance by the United States, a new measure suggests that China edged the U.S. in 2019 on one important measurement of national research success. Findings showed Chinese research ranked as high as or higher than U.S. work in the top 1% of scientific studies in 2019.

Released: 23-Feb-2022 8:05 PM EST
UCI’s Forum for the Academy and the Public brings together multidisciplinary scholars for two-day symposium on growing global impact of People’s Republic of China
University of California, Irvine

EVENT:  UCI’s Forum for the Academy and the Public will host a two-day symposium on “Global China in an Anxious Age.” More than 30 speakers from a variety of academic and non-academic backgrounds (including law, humanities, glaciology, pharmacology, journalism, tech, public policy and more) will discuss the complicated relationship between the People’s Republic of China and the wider global order.

Released: 14-Feb-2022 7:05 AM EST
Pursuing carbon neutrality and water security in China
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

China has promised to become carbon neutral before 2060 and has coupled this ambitious target with stringent limitations on industrial water use by 2030. An international team of IIASA researchers and Chinese colleagues explored the effects of simultaneously pursuing these goals.

Newswise: Advice from Loyola Sports Medicine Physicians for Avoiding Hockey Injuries Ahead of the Beijing Olympics
Released: 3-Feb-2022 2:45 PM EST
Advice from Loyola Sports Medicine Physicians for Avoiding Hockey Injuries Ahead of the Beijing Olympics
Loyola Medicine

As Team USA prepares to take the ice in Beijing, Loyola Medicine sports medicine physicians have advice for hockey players at every level who want to stay healthy and in peak physical condition. Haemi Choi, MD, and Douglas Evans, MD, who served as team physicians for the U.S. men's and women's ice hockey teams for past World University Games held in Siberia, Spain, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Italy, have tips on avoiding injuries for athletes and their parents.

Newswise: Winter Olympics wipeouts: Top orthopaedic doctors discuss which injuries will dominate the 2022 games and how injuries are treated and prevented
Released: 1-Feb-2022 8:05 AM EST
Winter Olympics wipeouts: Top orthopaedic doctors discuss which injuries will dominate the 2022 games and how injuries are treated and prevented
Keck Medicine of USC

Winter Olympic wipeouts: Top orthopaedic doctors discuss which injuries will dominate the 2022 games and how injuries are treated and prevented

Released: 28-Jan-2022 10:10 AM EST
Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic physician to lead US men's ice hockey medical staff at Winter Olympics in Beijing
Mayo Clinic

Michael J. Stuart, M.D., a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, will be the team physician for the U.S. men's ice hockey team at the Winter Olympics in Beijing. The games will be held Feb. 3–20.

Released: 6-Jan-2022 9:05 AM EST
MITRE-Harris Poll: 77% of U.S. Residents Concerned About Ransomware, IP Theft and Attacks on Critical Infrastructure

A MITRE-Harris Poll Survey examines public opinion on strategic competition with China, U.S. innovation, and economic and technological threats to America

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Released: 24-Nov-2021 4:30 PM EST
Collapse of ancient Liangzhu culture caused by climate change
University of Innsbruck

Referred to as "China's Venice of the Stone Age", the Liangzhu excavation site in eastern China is considered one of the most significant testimonies of early Chinese advanced civilisation.

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10-Nov-2021 5:00 PM EST
Study Reveals First-Time Data on Protection of China’s Marine Habitats
Stony Brook University

A new study by an international team of scientists provides the first comprehensive and publicly available database of area-based marine conservation in China’s waters. The study in Science Advances provides insight into the country’s progress toward meeting global commitments to protect marine waters.

Newswise: Volcanic eruptions contributed to collapse of China dynasties
9-Nov-2021 12:30 PM EST
Volcanic eruptions contributed to collapse of China dynasties
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Volcanic eruptions contributed to the collapse of dynasties in China in the last 2,000 years by temporarily cooling the climate and affecting agriculture, according to a Rutgers co-authored study.

Released: 25-Oct-2021 1:50 PM EDT
Scientists, economists aim to make China agriculture self-sustaining
Cornell University

As the world grapples with reducing atmospheric greenhouse gas, other serious global environmental problems emerge – such as how to feed China’s burgeoning population without warming the planet.

Released: 19-Oct-2021 5:40 PM EDT
US ranked world No 2 for salt content of processed meat/fish products

The salt (sodium) content of processed meat and fish products is so high in the US that it ranks second in the world, finds a 5-country study published in the online journal BMJ Open.

18-Oct-2021 8:35 AM EDT
Exploring the global environmental impacts of China's growing demand for food
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

A study by IIASA researchers and Chinese colleagues shows that carefully designed policies across the whole of China’s food system, including international trade, are crucial to ensuring that future demand can be satisfied without destroying the environment.

24-Sep-2021 8:40 AM EDT
Future prosperity in China is unlikely to be hindered by population aging
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

New research on China suggests that declining birth rates and an aging population might not hinder future prosperity when associated with better education of the young.

Released: 16-Aug-2021 1:25 PM EDT
UA Little Rock Joins DOD-Funded International Research Project to Investigate Covert Online Influence
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is part of an international research cohort that has received about $2.35 million in funding from the Department of Defense to investigate the use of social cyber forensics to understand covert online influence. UA Little Rock will receive $691,339 for its part of the project, which began in February and will conclude in 2025.

Released: 13-Aug-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Australia Must Improve Trade Strategy in Face of China Coercion
University of Adelaide

A new report from the University of Adelaide’s Institute for International Trade says China is guilty of economic coercion and discriminatory purchasing amidst souring relations with Australia.

Released: 20-Jul-2021 4:30 PM EDT
Small-Scale Worker Resistance Impacts Food Delivery Economy in China
Cornell University

Research from Cornell University has revealed a new form of bargaining power among Chinese platform-based food delivery workers, who conduct invisible mini-strikes by logging out of apps and airing grievances over.

Released: 4-Jun-2021 8:05 PM EDT
Australia's trade sector in peril unless urgent action is taken
University of South Australia

Australia is in danger of slipping down the global trade ladder unless it completely overhauls its tax and industrial relations sectors, recruits skilled migrants, banishes red tape, improves its internet services, and reduces its reliance on China.

7-May-2021 12:20 PM EDT
Residential coal use in China results in many premature deaths, models indicate
American Chemical Society (ACS)

A new study in ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology indicates that in China, indoor air pollution from residential coal burning causes a disproportionate number of premature deaths from exposure to tiny, inhalable pollutants known as PM2.5.

Released: 18-Mar-2021 4:05 PM EDT
Novel Coronavirus Circulated Undetected Months before First COVID-19 Cases in Wuhan, China
UC San Diego Health

Using molecular dating tools and epidemiological simulations, researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine estimate that the SARS-CoV-2 virus likely circulated undetected for two months before the first human cases of COVID-19 were described in Wuhan, China in late-December 2019.

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