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Jiaolong brings up seamount sample

Jiaolong, China’s manned submersible on Saturday retrieved a basalt sample from the Zhenbei Seamount in the South China Sea which scientists say could shed light on the formation and evolution of seamounts in the area.

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Nation’s first Antarctic airfield may see building begin by 2018

Progress continues on China’s first airfield in Antarctica, with site selection and a survey completed and plans set for construction to begin as early as year’s end, according to a senior scientist.

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