2002 Huanan International IT Fair Opens in Guangzhou

High distinct plane screens manufactured by the Sony Company are on display at the 2002 Huanan (south China) International Information Technology (IT) Fair opened in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province June 19, 2002. About 200 Chinese and foreign IT enterprises showed their latest models of high-tech products in the fair.

Gene for Cataract Uncovered
Shanghai scientists yesterday came out with good news for China's 5 million newborns and children suffering from congenital cataract, declaring they have ferreted out a gene critical to the disease, which could "make a prenatal check possible, preventing babies from getting poor eyesight or contracting blindness."
China Set to Lead Asian Biotech Industry: Expert
China is set to become the major driving force in the biotechnology industry in Asia, an international forum was told at its opening Monday in Taipei.
Legend, APLL Team up in China's Technology Logistics Market
Legend Group Holdings Co., one of China's leading corporations, and APL Logistics (APLL), the logistics arm of the NOL Group, have announced a joint venture to provide supply chain services for China's IT businesses.
China Works out Six Simulated Humans for Medical Use
Diagnosis and treatment that can not be carried out on real human body now can be tested on virtual human instead. As the most important preparatory work of China's "simulated human project", six virtual human models have been worked out using bionic materials, according to professor Lin Daquan with Sichuan University.
First Chinese Extraction Software Gains US Patent
Much of the Internet congestion is caused by large-sized e-mails. Now, the Chinese people have produced a key technology by developing an extraction software, SmartComprez, to slim cumbersome files, and the software has been granted a US patent, according to a recent announcement by the Regulatory Committee of Zhongguancun Science Park and the Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
China's E-banks Set for Golden Age: Survey
At least 2.5 million Chinese "netizens" -- about 23 percent of the country's regular Internet users -- are likely to use electronic banking services, said a recent AC Nielson survey on e-banking.
China, Russia Kick off Active Cooperation in Civil Aviation Technology
China and Russia are actively carrying out cooperation in the field of civil aviation technology, for which, the two governments have provided channels of policy support. This is ascertained by an official of the State Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence as reported Jun 20, 2002 in Beijing.
China's Cloned Goat Yang Yang Pregnant Again
China's cloned goat Yang Yang was found to be pregnant on her second birthday which fell on Saturday. Yang Yang was three months pregnant after mating with another cloned goat Ge Ge, according to a veterinarian at the animal center of the Northwest University of Agriculture and Forestry Science.
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