BEIJING, May 28 (Xinhua) — The following is a summary of published science and technology news of China.
A China-developed recombinant protein COVID-19 vaccine that requires to be administered in three shots has been made available in Beijing.
China issued emergency use authorization of the vaccine on March 10, and people from many provinces including Anhui and Hubei have been vaccinated since then. On May 3, the first batch of the vaccine was rolled off the production line in Beijing, according to the institute.
“CHINESE ARTIFICIAL SUN”
Chinese scientists have set a new world record of achieving a plasma temperature of 120 million degrees Celsius for a period of 101 seconds in the latest experiment on Friday, a key step toward the test running of a fusion reactor.
This year’s experiment at the experimental advanced superconducting tokamak (EAST), or the “Chinese artificial sun,” also realized a plasma temperature of 160 million degrees Celsius, lasting for 20 seconds.
APPLE’S CHINA DATA CENTER
Apple Inc. has officially put its first Chinese data center in the southwestern province of Guizhou into operation this week, local authorities said on Thursday.
The data center, jointly built by Apple and Guizhou-Cloud Big Data Industry Co., Ltd. in Gui’an New Area, commenced operation on Tuesday, according to the new area’s administrative committee.