Melbourne Uni Opens Center For Contemporary Chinese Studies

The University of Melbourne has launched The Center for Contemporary Chinese Studies to focus on research into contemporary issues in China.

Four New Cases Of H7N9 Avian Influenza In China’s Jiangsu Province

Four more cases of infection with the lesser-known H7N9 avian influenza virus were reported in east China's Jiangsu Province on Tuesday.

Chinese Fisheries Catch 12X More Overseas Than Reported, Study

Chinese fishing boats catch about US$11.5 billion worth of fish from beyond their country's own waters each year – and most of it goes unreported, says a new study.

Soy Diet Before Lung Cancer Diagnosis Linked To Improved Survival, Study

A new Shanghai study found women who ate more soy food prior to a diagnosis of lung cancer lived longer than those who consumed less.

Two Deaths From H7N9 Bird Flu In China

Three cases of human infection of H7N9 have been found in China, the Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission said Sunday.

Chinese Herb May Provide Benefits In Type II Diabetes

A traditional Chinese pill could be a key weapon in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, a Chinese and Australian study has found.

Indian Mustard ‘Migrated’ From West Asia, Study

An ancient mustard plant that stars in modern Indian and Chinese cuisine experienced two "waves" of migration into India and China, says a new study.

Researchers Identify New Type Of Intestinal Lymphoma

Researchers have identified a new type of deadly intestinal lymphoma that is particularly common in Asia.

Genomic Insights May Explain How Falcons Evolved To Become Birds Of Prey

Researchers have published the first analysis of falcon genomes, providing insights into the evolution of predatory adaptations in falcons.