Sinovac Reports PhIII Trial Results For HFMD Vaccine Candidate

Chinese vaccine provider Sinovac Biotech Ltd. has completed a Phase III clinical trial on its Enterovirus 71 vaccine against hand, foot, and mouth disease.

Physicist Wang Enge Appointed President Of Peking University

Wang Enge, PhD '90, a physicist and member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has succeeded outgoing President Zhou Qifeng as president of Peking University.

Nature: China May Soon Surpass Japan In R&D Publication Output

China may soon surpass Japan as the Asia-Pacific leader in research output, says a new report published today by the Nature Publishing Group.

Some Herbal Medicines May Pose Kidney Failure Risk, Study

Researchers are warning that millions of people may be exposed to the risk of developing kidney failure and bladder cancer by taking herbal medicines that are widely available in Asia.

BGI-Shenzhen Acquires US-Based Complete Genomics For $117M

BGI completed today the acquisition of U.S.-based whole human genomic sequencing provider, Complete Genomics, Inc.

China Prepares For First Lunar Return Mission

An experimental version of the Chang'e-5 lunar explorer will be launched before 2015 to carry out re-entry tests on the capsule, said its chief designer.

Nanowire Composite Shows Superior Strength

Researchers have created a super strong metallic composite by harnessing the extraordinary mechanical properties of nanowires.

600-Year-Old Chinese Coin Found In Kenya Shows Ancient Trade Links

A 600-year-old Chinese coin unearthed on the Kenyan island of Manda provides evidence that trade existed between China and east Africa decades ago.

After Fukushima: The Future Of Nuclear Power In Asia

Before the nuclear disaster at Fukushima on March 11, 2011, Asia was seen as the nuclear powerhouse of the future, but the situation has changed since then, writes Vlado Vivoda.