and to the world more widely,” said Macfarlane, the King’s College historian.
A woman identified only as Marie, who has lived in Paris for 20 years, said: “This is a monument b
uilding that belongs to the story of Paris, to the story of France. … Notre Dame is our story, our culture, our spirit.”
An experiment conducted by Chinese and US scientists on improving monkeys’ cognitive function has been
found to follow international animal rights standards, according to the Chinese research institute.
The study implanted 11 rhesus macaque monkeys with copies of the human MCP
H1 gene, which scientists believe is crucial for humans’ brain development and evolution.
The project is led by researchers from the Kunming Institute of Zoology of the Chinese Acade
my of Sciences, who are working with researchers from the University of North Carolina.
video platforms such as Kuaishou, Bilibili, Douyin and Huoshan, to obtain more data flows and encourage brands and buyers to do more live broadcasts,” Zeng said.
It also plans to tap into the social e-commerce sector, which is currently in its testing phase.
Experts say the livestreaming explosion is boosting China’s e-commerce sector. The new
format could display the commodities in more dimensions and increase users’ trust.
Cao Lei, director of China E-Commerce Research Center, said this method could attract consume
rs’ attention quickly and accurately as most of the livestreaming users are post-90s generation who are accusto
med to shopping online, as well as help online retailers to gain data flows and create a “real” shopping scenario.
“Immediate feedbacks could be given to merchants based on users’ instructions. Through their
mobile phones, consumers are able to talk with overseas buyers, which will greatly enhance users’ trust on the platform.”
China’s cross-border e-commerce sector has been growing rapid
ly over the past few years, owing to a rapid growth in the nation’s middle and high-income shoppers.
enting the reform to 14, according to the ministry.
Ministry to speed development of self-driving vehicles
he Ministry of Transport will take steps to boost the development of autono
mous driving technology in China, according to Minister Li Xiaopeng.
“We have selected some areas of Xiongan New Area, Zhejiang province and Xiamen, Fu
jian province, as pilot zones for the technology,” Li said at a news conference in Beijing on Feb 28.
“We will also cooperate with other countries to accelerate the development of autonomous driving,” he added.
With the reform, the new selection and enrollment rules may differ s
lightly from region to region. In northern China’s Hebei province, students will only have to si
t the annual national college entrance test for three subjects — Chinese language, math and foreign language.
Their performances during high school academic tests will also serve as measurable indi
cators. Their results in the comprehensive quality evaluation throughout the high school will be used as a reference.
The ministry vowed to promote steady progress of the college entrance exam and enrolling system reform across the country.