China science, technology news summary — May 14

BEIJING, May 14– The following is a summary of published science and technology news of China. Abnormal performance was identified during the flight of the rocket, which lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 3:09 p.m.. There were only four individuals of the species on record at the beginning of 2019, including one female and…

BEIJING, May 14 (Xinhua) — The following is a summary of published science and technology news of China.

LAUNCH FAILURE

The launch of the fourth SQX-1 commercial carrier rocket on Friday was unsuccessful.

Abnormal performance was identified during the flight of the rocket, which lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 3:09 p.m. (Beijing Time).

TURTLE GENOME

Chinese researchers have completed the whole-genome sequencing of the soft-shelled turtle (Rafetus swinhoei), one of the world’s largest and rarest known turtle species.

There were only four individuals of the species on record at the beginning of 2019, including one female and one male in China.

The death of China’s female soft-shelled turtle in 2019 put this species in a dire conservation state.

COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

The longest follow-up study to date on COVID-19 showed that two years after infection, half of the patients who were admitted to the hospital still have at least one symptom.

The study published in the journal Lancet Respiratory Medicine revealed that nearly 1,200 participants in China infected with the coronavirus that caused COVID-19 tend to have poorer health and quality of life than the general population. Enditem

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