China to build smog-dispersing labs

China plans to build national-level smog-dispersing labs around Beijing, aiming at helping to solve the smog problem in Beijing and to monitor weather conditions. This lab was proposed by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China’s top economic political body, and the China Meteorological Administration (CMA). The budget on the Read more…

Chinese consumer-grade 3D printer

Beijing TierTime Technology is a high-tech enterprise specialized in R&D and manufacturing of 3D printers. The company already had large scale and industrial 3D printers, but now recently revealed desktop 3D printers under the name UP! series. The printers all use the technology of melted extrusion modeling rapid prototyping. UP! 3D printer is the portable printer using Read more…

Carbon nanotube–graphene fibres for capacitive energy storage

Micro-supercapacitors are promising energy storage devices that can complement or even replace batteries in miniaturized portable electronics and microelectromechanical systems. Their main limitation, however, is the low volumetric energy density when compared with batteries. Associate Professor Zhang Qiang from Tsinghua University in China, together with a team of researchers from Nanyang Read more…

Smartphone-based glucometer

Not a new technology, because worldwide there are quite some companies already working on similar projects, but with diabetes being a huge and growing problem in China the Beijing-based startup Dnurse might be an interesting company to keep an eye on. Especially since they already have China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) Read more…