BEIJING, May 21 (Xinhua) — The following is a summary of published science and technology news of China.
Using China’s Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), scientists have discovered 201 pulsars, including faint pulsars and millisecond pulsars.
MEDICAL WASTEWATER DISPOSAL
China’s first set of equipment that could dispose of medical wastewater with electron beam irradiation has been put into use. The device has been in trial operation for several months and has proved effective in clearing viruses.
The technology provides an effective and safe solution to prevent the spread of pathogens including coronavirus in medical wastewater.
WORLD INTELLIGENCE CONGRESS
The fifth World Intelligence Congress, a major artificial intelligence (AI) event in China, kicked off in north China’s Tianjin Municipality on Thursday, highlighting frontier AI technologies and applications.
The four-day event, with the theme of “New Era of Intelligence: Empowering New Development, Fostering New Pattern,” has attracted the participation of over 240 AI companies and institutions.