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Study: Substance in toad skin could promote scarless healing

Chinese scientists have discovered a substance in toad skin which could help promote skin tissue regeneration and repair, thus helping wounds heal without scars.

Scientists find more than 100 genes that affect hair colour

Scientists have found more than 100 genes that affect hair colour, China Youth Daily reported on Monday.

China to help build Africa’s ‘Great Green Wall’

China has approved a project to offer technological support for the construction of Africa’s Great Green Wall, the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (XIEG) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences said on Tuesday.

Chinese scientists celebrate breakthrough in infertility treatment

Chinese scientists are celebrating a breakthrough in infertility treatment that enables young women with damaged reproductive organs to have children.

China sets world record in unbreakable code from satellite

China has sent an “unbreakable” code from a satellite to the Earth, marking the first time space-to-ground quantum key distribution technology has been realized, state media has reported.

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