Tsinghua University's ranking rose three places to 23rd, making it the highest-ranked university in Asia. Meanwhile, Peking University's place rose from 45 to 39.
Leaders of a number of foreign countries, in video messages to the forum, said that China's hybrid rice research has benefited people throughout the world and expressed their willingness to continue working with China in this field.
The two Xuelongicebreakers will conduct scientific research on the impact of global climate change in the key ocean area, with the venture including research on the polar region's air composition, its water environment, deposits and ecosystem.
The rice cultivation technique utilized by the research team has been shown to withstand seasonal high temperatures and drought.
Forty rare crested ibises bred in a provincial protection base in Deqing county, east China’s Zhejiang Province, will be released in Qianjiangyuan National Forest Park to expand the population.