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GMO crop approval may open door to biotech seed imports in China

China’s decision to approve the use of two new varieties of genetically modified crops may signal a willingness to allow US agricultural companies to market biotech seeds on the mainland. Last week’s move to accept genetically engineered corn and soybean varieties developed by Dow Chemical Co and Monsanto Co comes after China agreed in May […]

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Array could help solve cosmic puzzle

Imagine an explosion that can release 10 times the energy the sun radiates in its 10-billion-year life. It’s called a hypernova, one of the brightest and most powerful stellar events.

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Two teams face plants, worms, year of inner space

China started a yearlong experiment on Wednesday using an airtight advanced life-support system to house eight volunteers as a way to help with the nation’s goal of long-term manned deep-space exploration, the project’s operator said.

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Xi urges dialogue on Korea issue

The Korean Peninsula issue should be settled through peaceful means, President Xi Jinping told US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, adding that Beijing is willing to continue a dialogue with Washington on the issue.

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Xi to Liaoning: Rely on reforms

President Xi Jinping urged Northeast China on Tuesday to depend on the real economy and push forward supply-side structural reform to revitalize the region’s economic growth, which has slowed in recent years with overcapacity cuts in heavy industries.

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Xi insists on ‘strictest’ controls in food safety

President urges harsher penalties for those who endanger public’s well-being

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