China science, technology news summary -- Feb. 4

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BEIJING, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- The following is a summary of published science and technology news of China.


An expert known as one of the world's top virus hunters is working with Chinese scientists and public health officials to develop strategies for enhancing the basic science needed to reduce morbidity and mortality caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Ian Lipkin, professor of epidemiology and director of the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, told Xinhua in a written interview Saturday that he is speeding up cooperation with Chinese scientists.


China's lunar rover Yutu-2 (Jade Rabbit-2) has driven 367.25 meters on the far side of the moon to conduct scientific exploration.

Both the lander and the rover of the Chang'e-4 probe ended their work for the 14th lunar day on Saturday (Beijing Time), and switched to dormant mode for the lunar night, according to the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Center of the China National Space Administration.


Scientists have developed a new method for quick transcriptome sequencing, according to a recent research article published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

A transcriptome is a collection of all the genes expressed in cells. It can provide researchers with a comprehensive, genome-wide landscape of what genes are active in which cells. Enditem

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