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    Large disease data sets are helping scientists in China and beyond to identify molecular patterns for particular conditions.

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    This collection showcases France's achievements in science, technology and innovation.

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    China’s commitment to become carbon-neutral by 2060 will require vast investment in science and technology.

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    Increased investment and a culture change in Chinese hospitals has brought biomedical engineers closer to patients in the country.

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    China’s rapid development and the movement of its citizens into cities has long kept ecology low in lists of priorities. But now, as the country commits to sustainability and plans its hosting of the 2021 United Nations biodiversity conference, scientists are helping the country to plan fairer growth – balancing both economy and ecology.

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    The coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on both immunology as a whole and China’s work in the field, as it and other countries race to develop a vaccine to bring the world out of lockdown. The coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on both immunology as a whole and China’s work in the field, as it and other countries race to develop a vaccine to bring the world out of lockdown.

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    The Greater Bay Area, a vast region centred around the delta of China’s Pearl River, is set to become the world’s largest contiguous megacity within the next 15 years.

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    The world’s leading consumer of coal also produces more wind energy than any other nation. Massive investment in renewables has created energy storage challenges which China’s scientists and engineers are now addressing as a key priority.

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    How China’s history in medical robotics research has lightened the load on its healthcare system, and helped the country cope during the coronavirus pandemic.

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    China’s rapidly ageing population presents the world’s most populous nation with a host of challenges, some of which may be solved by scientific research.

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    Long a home of cheap electronics manufacturing, the island of Taiwan is turning to research and technology to become a high-tech maker of goods.

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    Nature speaks to scientists in Peru about the issues that science in the country has had in funding and education, and the promise of what it has yet to offer researchers – both those from Latin America and further afield.

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