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The former president of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and Chinese Academy of Sciences, Bai was awarded the 2022 TWAS- Abdus Salam Medal for his contributions to promoting science in developing countries.
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2022 TWAS- Abdus Salam Medal
China leads the world in quantum key distribution (QKD) technology, which promises to lay the foundations for an ‘unhackable’ quantum internet.
Prof. BAI Chunli (白春礼), a chemist and nanoscientist by training, has been appointed as president of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
With the help of the Micius satellite, Chinese researchers have completed the world’s first video conference secured by quantum cryptography.
These rising stars and veterans hail from diverse sectors in industry and academia, but they all share in one common mission—to make tomorrow a better place for you and me.
The report reveals that China, India, Brazil and Mexico produce the most scientific papers out of the 141 developing countries studied.
By the end of the 2020, the Chinese Academy of Sciences plans to spend half of its research budget on applied research.
The Asian superpower is boosting basic research funding in its 13th five-year plan—a boon for this list of scientists and the wider R&D community.
Professor Nancy Ip blends the latest technologies with the ancient wisdom of traditional Chinese medicine, all in the name of solving challenges such as Alzheimer’s and other neurological disorders.
New Zealand company LanzaTech has launched the construction of a plant in China that will use LanzaTech’s gas fermentation technology for the production of fuel ethanol from steel mill off-gases.