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Xi'an

China’s former ancient capital of Xi’an stands to gain from the Belt and Road initiative, a government scheme to link the country across land and sea to Europe, Africa and the rest of Asia. The city, which has long lagged behind the more networked Eastern metropolises of Beijing and Shanghai, is turning to science to support its bid to be a crucial part of a new high-tech China.

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    Researchers at the School of Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University are advancing leading-edge technologies for the manufacturing industry.