Russian robots carry the Olympic gold medal in China (video)

While athletes all over the world were preparing for the London Olympics, held in China III International Olympic competition humanoid robots. Students St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO) has once again proved its supremacy in the field of robotics and come back with a gold, silver and bronze medals.

More than 600 students from 70 universities around the world presented no less than 700 humanoid robots at the Olympic Games in China from 23 to 28 July 2012. To participate in the games were allowed only anthropomorphic works, that is, possessing human traits

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Melting glaciers in south-west China

Climate

Climate change is having a devastating impact on the glaciers in the mountains of Southwest China. Photo from dinosaur.ru

1.11.11.Izmenenie climate is having a devastating impact on the glaciers in the mountains of Southwest China, writes derstandard.at.

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing recorded "high fever" and "dramatic retreat of glaciers." The study was published Tuesday in Environmental Research Letters of the British Institute of Physics (IOP) in London.

Pentsyuy glaciers in the Himalayas, an area of 131 square kilometers, in the period from 1970 to 2001 is completely melted. Level glaciers in the mountains

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In Jiangsu Province recorded FMD in pigs

Animals

Beijing, Dec. 17 / Xinhua / — The Information Office of the Ministry of Agriculture of China today reported that the district Sinbey Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province / East China / recorded case of infection of FMD type O in 12 pigs purchased in other areas.

Employees of a local food company on December 10 found in 12 of the purchased in other regions of pigs like symptoms FMD infection. December 12th Jiangsu Provincial Center for Prevention and Control of Animal Disease symptoms diagnosed as suspected swine foot and mouth disease, December 17, State Key Laboratory for FMD confirmed

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In China in 1200 schoolchildren food poisoning

Epidemics

In China, the 1200 students hospitalized with food poisoning. Photo from epochtimes.com

2.04.12.Informatsionny Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in China, announced that on March 29 in rural Guizhou province more than 1,200 school children were hospitalized with food poisoning.

Parents of affected children have come to the government building, and demanded an explanation from the officials, and the government meanwhile called a special police squad to disperse the demonstration. The incident caused widespread concern.

Morning of 29 March in the village of Baba district Chzhitszin urban district ARCHWAY Guizhou Province was a mass food poisoning of schoolchildren.

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The deplorable state of water resources in China

The deplorable state of the water resources of China Facts

The study showed the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China, 57% of groundwater and surface water located in the urbanized area, have high and very high levels of pollution. This means that 298 million citizens do not have access to clean and safe drinking water.

Of the seven major arteries of China fresh water satisfactory status had only the Yangtze and Pearl River. Pollution levels in the Hwang Ho in the north are much higher than the permissible values. The rest of the rivers was marked soiled. To

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A few words about the backwardness of Chinese

So, talk about the Russian "mind" and Chinese "nonsense" not unfounded, but with the facts in hand.

According to the rating of the top 500 supercomputers, first of this year, the fastest machine was the Chinese Tianhe-1 (the "Milky Way"), who is in the world ranking of fifth place (563 teraflops).

But in November the top 500 supercomputers in the world system led Tianhe-1A, located in the State Supercomputer Center in Tyanzhine in China, the best performance which is 2.57 Pflop / s. One and a half times more than the most frisky of the old favorites — located in

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In China, the drought continues. Photo

Drought

Drought in China. January 2011. Photo from kanzhongguo.com

17.01.11.Devyat provinces and cities in the east and north-east China to varying degrees covered by drought.

Among them, Hebei, Henan, Shandong, Shanxi, Jiangsu, Anhui and Hubei provinces and cities of Beijing and Tyanztsin. In the provinces of Shandong and Henan drought reached moderate to severe degree, and in the central part of Henan Province — particularly strongly, write Chinese media.

According to weather forecasts, in the next ten days, rainfall in these areas is expected.

 

The Epoch Times

 

Drought in China. January 2011. Photo

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Flooding in southern China. Video

Flood

13.06.12.Yug China dominated the weather. Due to heavy rains the water level in local reservoirs reaching critical levels. Showers hit the Hunan province in central China, the eastern province of Jiangxi Province and the south-western province of Guizhou.

The regions are directed rescue teams. Severely affected agricultural land, crops sometimes completely destroyed. Direct economic losses of more than 80 million dollars. Forecasters say that the next two days of rain will not stop.

Editor: Lu Yijing

Source: CNTV

In China, the emphasis will be placed on an artificial rainmaking

In China, the emphasis will be placed on an artificial rainmaking Facts

According to a famous Chinese meteorologist Guoguanga Zhen, head of the Chinese Meteorological Service in the coming years the country will vigorously develop and use the technology of artificial rainmaking to obtain the maximum possible amount of precipitation.

At this stage in the application of the technology of artificial rainfall China lags by 15-45% of the leading countries. "Most of the country's natural and agricultural disasters due to the drought, which is especially reflected in the cultivation of tobacco and cereals. At a

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12.07.12.V China lightning killed 170 sheep

Animals

BEIJING, July 13 — RIA Novosti, Maria Chaplygin. A herd of 173 sheep were killed by lightning during a thunderstorm in Xinjiang in northwest China, according to local press.

Storm, which cost the lives of nearly two hundred animals, and at least one annual income of the family, was in a remote mountainous area of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Thursday night.

According to Shepherd, afraid of bad weather, he took refuge in the tent, leaving the sheep to pasture. When the storm subsided after an hour, the young man found out that all the animals had taken refuge from

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