Summary of China’s Science and Technology News-July 18

 Summary of China’s Science and Technology News-July 18

Beijing, July 18 (Xinhua)-The following is a summary of science and technology news published in China.

Mars Rover

According to the China National Space Administration’s Moon Exploration and Space Program Center, the Chinese Mars rover Zhurong traveled more than 509 meters on the surface of the red planet as of 11:00 pm on Saturday.

Rover quickly arrives at the second dune on his journey through the Red Planet. The administration said it would conduct a detailed survey of the dunes and their surrounding environment.


SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can only be the product of multiple stages of natural selection. Therefore, SARS-CoV-2 is unlikely to have evolved in metropolitan markets, and even less likely to have been produced in the laboratory, a scientific paper published Friday said.

An article entitled “On the Origin of SARS-CoV-2–Discussion of Blind Watchmakers” was published in the…

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