GT Group Offical Marketing Collaboration with One Financial Corporation

One Finanical Corp. is an international financial investment group engaged in mainly the operations of agricultural entities and financial investment. The Group was founded...

‘Starting from zero’

An online school wants to make better use of the language skills of refugees and to help them integrate. *Featured images and content are taken...

GT Wonder Boy at CES 2019 in Las Vegas

Singapore’s first smart social bot companion GT Wonder Boy represents Singapore’s advancement in robotics at CES, Las Vegas from 8th -11th January. Singapore-based innovative technological...

US tariffs on Chinese imports to take effect

US tariffs of 25% on Chinese imports worth $34bn kick in on Friday, with China set to follow suit. *Featured images and content are taken...

'I was saved from a £10,000 car scam'

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Coal to solar

One Chinese firm has transformed a mining disaster area into the world's biggest floating solar farm. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Uber is selling its south-east Asia operations to rival Grab

Uber is expected to announce a retreat in the region as it prepares for a share listing in 2019. *Featured images and content are taken...

EU tariffs on US goods come into force

The European Union has gone ahead with retaliatory duties against $2.8bn worth of US-made products. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Where should shops stock veggie burgers?

Should vegan burgers be displayed alongside regular burgers? *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full article link here :...

2017 'safest year' for air travel as fatalities fall

2017 was the safest year in history for commercial airlines, according to industry research.There were no passenger jets crashes anywhere in the world, separate...

Token DJ

Rows between artists, managers and their record labels often become the stuff of music legend, but does blockchain technology mean that musicians could soon...

Bitcoin trading starts on the huge CME exchange

Bitcoin has moved another step towards mainstream investing with the start of trading on the huge Chicago Mercantile Exchange financial futures market.It comes as...

UK stock markets close at a record high

UK stock markets climbed to new highs on the final day of trading for 2017.Both the FTSE 100 index of leading blue chip companies...

RBS bank agrees $4.9bn civil penalty to end US probe

The Royal Bank of Scotland settles with US Justice Department for actions in lead-up to financial crisis. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Could smartphones replace bank branches?

Banks sent 512 mobile alerts last year as our money management moves from spreadsheets to smartphones. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Dealing with a parent’s worst nightmare

When a family tragedy struck, this MP campaigned for change *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full article link...

Toy craze

Every Christmas there's one toy that causes holiday mayhem - a must-have that seems almost impossible for desperate parents to get their hands on....

Shop closures hit UK’s smaller retail centres hardest

The UK's smaller shopping centres bore the brunt of retail closures last year, but niche outlets expanded. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Sand into soil

A Norwegian innovation could save millions of farms by transforming sand into fertile soil. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Eric Schmidt steps down as boss of Google owner

The executive chairman of Google owner Alphabet is to step down in January, the company has announced. Eric Schmidt, who has been with the...

Single, 30 and time to leave home?

Miri Gellert's parents react to her viral interview about sex and dating when you live at home. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Zombie thrills

A zombie walks into a shopping centre.That may sound like the start of a creepy joke, but for horror fans an encounter with the...

‘I found my call in life’

The language classes multi-millionaire who started out in business doing telesales via a public phone at an airport. *Featured images and content are taken from...

Marrying yourself

More and more people around the world are choosing to "marry" themselves in symbolic ceremonies, and businesses are catering to the trend. But what...

Shopping through the eyes of someone with autism

For Connor Ward, shopping can be an overwhelming and stressful experience. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full article...

Train fares: Rail industry plans fares shake-up

Rail firms admit "anomalies" in the system mean passengers are not always offered the cheapest fare. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Carillion board oversaw a ‘rotten corporate culture’, say MPs

MPs have accused former directors, auditors and the government of failing to stop Carillion's collapse. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Holiday promotions can be misleading, says Which?

Holiday firms which advertise time-limited offers may be misleading consumers, according to the consumer group, Which?Many tour operators promote money-off deals, providing travellers book...

US tax bill: Republicans agree sweeping changes

US Republicans from both houses of Congress have revealed their joint bill for the biggest overhaul of the country's tax system in 30 years.The...

South Korea's Lotte Group founder jailed for embezzlement

A South Korean court has sentenced the 95 year old founder of Lotte Group to four years in prison for embezzlement. Shin Kyuk-ho was...

US finds against Bombardier in Boeing dispute

The US has ruled that Canada's Bombardier received government subsidies and sold C-Series jets below cost in the US, a step likely to lead...

General Electric drops out of Dow index

Walgreens Boots Alliance will replace GE on the Dow Jones Industrial Average after more than 100 years. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Tunisia bans UAE Emirates airline from landing in Tunis

Tunisia has banned Emirates airline from landing in the capital Tunis after a number of Tunisian women were prevented from boarding its flights.The move...

The Swiss master watchmaker running out of time

Philippe Dufour has been making watches by hand for 50 years but has no-one to pass his skills on to. *Featured images and content are...

Kylie Jenner: Women entrepreneurs share tips for success

The BBC spoke to female business owners about Kylie Jenner and their personal tips for success. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Port Talbot steelworkers' pension help 'grossly inadequate'

Action to protect steelworkers' pensions has been "grossly inadequate", a committee of MPs has said. The regulator the Financial Conduct Authority has been investigating...

Cash controversy: The High Streets with too many ATMs

Shoppers in Gallowtree Gate, in the centre of Leicester, should never find themselves short of cash.Within a five minute walk they can find no...

Uber: Softbank takes large stake in ride-hailing firm

Japanese giant Softbank is set to take a large stake in Uber, expanding its holdings in transportation companies around the world.Softbank led a consortium...

Families 'struggle' without washing machines

Some households face an "intolerable struggle" as they are living without basic household appliances, a charity has said.Some did not have the money to...

Exmo Bitcoin exchange manager freed by kidnappers

Kidnapped Exmo Bitcoin exchange manager Pavel Lerner was freed by his abductors in Ukraine on Friday. Exmo confirmed that their employee is safe and...

How Coca-Cola became a million dollar idea

Coca-Cola is the most famous soft drink ever made. But its inventor thought he should sell it as a medicine. Coke's marketing has been...

In the dog house

Move into your dream home and the dog immediately chews the new sofa. The result: more stress which, according to an expert, was probably...

'Zero real wage growth' forecast for 2018

The UK's pay squeeze will end next year, but a meaningful pay rise remains out of sight, an influential research group has warned....

Interest rates to rise twice this year, says EY Item Club

The EY Item Club predicts two rises this year and two next year, despite sluggish economic growth. *Featured images and content are taken from the...
联合国教科文组织抗衰老与疾病执行委员会”在京成立赵春华院士担任执行委员会主席

联合国教科文组织抗衰老与疾病执行委员会”在京成立赵春华院士担任执行委员会主席

联合国教科文组织抗衰老与疾病执行委员会”在京成立赵春华院士担任执行委员会主席 日前在“第二届(北京)国际生物医学健康年会暨首届跨国生命医学界院士论坛”上,成立了16个国家和地区的科学家代表组成的联合国教科文组织“一带一路文化互动地图”项目“国际抗衰老研究学术联合机构——联合国教科文组织抗衰老与疾病执行委员会”。 与此同时还成立了国际生命医学联合研究院,意图通过多国的联合协作建立在衰老与抗衰研究方面的系统性协同创新学术机制。 欧洲科学、艺术与人文学院院士,中国医学科学院基础医学研究所赵春华教授担任执行委员会主席;名誉主席为欧洲科学、艺术与人文学院安特格利博达副院长;中国工程院刘德培院士、陈香美院士;中国科学院陈润生院士和刘昌胜院士。 当天会议由中国科学院王福生院士主持。国家发展和改革委员会国际合作中心副主任常皓;中国健康产业投资基金管理股份有限公司董事长梁雨;全国卫生产业企业管理协会会长窦熙照;国家文化产业研究中心主任、清华大学教授熊澄宇和上海白玉兰谈家桢生命科学发展基金会理事长谈向东;中国生物技术发展中心医药生物技术处副处长卢姗等嘉宾分别致辞或做政策解读。 针对我国老龄化社会的严峻现实问题,中国工程院院士、解放军总医院肾病专科医院院长陈香美教授报告了其团队有关衰老发生机制、评价指标及防治措施的研究成果。从2000年起,陈香美院士牵头连续承担了3项关于衰老发生机制及其防治的国家973计划重点项目,阐明了器官衰老的细胞分子机制,建立了评价人体衰老的生物学指标体系,提出了延缓衰老的防治措施,上述研究成果获得了2项国家科技科技进步奖。另外,陈香美院士还介绍了其团队有关干细胞治疗急性肾损伤及糖尿病肾病的研究成果。 欧洲科学、艺术与人文学院赵春华院士提出,干细胞再生医学不仅是国际生物医学界竞相发展的热点领域,也是国家科技体制改革后重点资助的第一批创新前沿学科,近年国家卫健委、国家药品监督管理局对干细胞再生医学的创新应用和新药研发等给予越来越积极的政策支持,无疑更加表明其对于疾病的治疗、预防、生命的延长、抗衰老这些大众关心的痛点的积极作用和带来变革的希望,“我相信,在与其他科技领域如纳米科技、人工智能、材料学、计算机技术等科技成果的辅助和融合下,在不久的将来我们在人体的衰老与抗衰老方面的认知水平一定能够得到快速提升。” 本次会议由国家发展和改革委员会国际合作中心主办,中国健康产业投资基金管理股份有限公司、中国青岛国际(生物谷)健康产业先行试验区、中国医学科学院基础医学研究所、兰州市人民政府、信阳市人民政府和国奥源生物工程集团有限公司联合承办。吸引了来自中国、美国、英国等16个国家和地区的知名专家学者与业界同行600余位国内外嘉宾出席

‘Don’t try to be a man,’ says rail boss Dyan Crowther

"When I started working, there weren’t even ladies' toilets," says HS1 boss Dyan Crowther. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Rail fares: Commuters 'priced out' by increases, campaigners say

Average rail ticket prices have risen by 3.4% across the UK, in the biggest increase to fares since 2013.Protests are planned at some 40...

How UK shoppers fell in love with own-label groceries

Tesco says it will increase the shelf-space it gives to own-brand products *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full...

Travelling homes

"We're in the business of making dreams come true." Not the words of a Hollywood director or even a toy company boss, but what...

The need for diversity in engineering

Dr Hayaatun Sillem is the first female CEO of the Royal Academy of Engineering. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...