China installiert digitales Sicherheitssystem für Atomkraftwerke

Das digitale verteilte Kontrollsystem DCS kann bis zu 200 Atommeiler überwachen und im Fall von Störungen automatisch abschalten. Das in China entwickelte System gilt dort als das sicherste bisher entwickelte Überwachungssystem. Chine betreibt derzeit 44...

Climbing robot can be used for security checks and logistics

Zhejiang University has introduced a four-legged robot that can walk and climb stairs. “Shadow” can lift objects weighing 20 kilograms, is one meter long, 60 centimeters high and weighs 70 kilograms. The robot is fully electric, has a charged operating...

Rhodomyrtosone B from Rose myrtle: a potential drug against MRSA

As shown by Haibo TAN and colleagues at CAS South China Botanical Garden, rhodomyrtosone B shows high antibacterial activity with a MIC of 0.62 – 1.25 µg/L against MRSA and 2.5 µg/L against vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis. They showed that the mechanism of...