Yao Minji

Chief Feature Reporter
Protégés and mentors: Science research has 'a lot of work to do' - Wellness in China
Wellness

Protégés and mentors: Science research has 'a lot of work to do'

Aaron Ciechanover, 2004 Nobel chemistry laureate, talked about education, the future of chemistry and how longer lives pose more questions for scientists.
How much do we really understand about our brains? - Wellness in China
Wellness

How much do we really understand about our brains?

Israeli molecular neuroscientist Hermona Soreq found that very small RNA differed between males and females. She discussed her work with Shanghai Daily during a visit to the city.
Women's right to choice a hard egg to crack - China Nation News
Nation

Women's right to choice a hard egg to crack

A lawsuit in Beijing gives new impetus to public discussion about women's rights to have their eggs frozen for possible future conception.
Orchestra pit to cockpit: the man of many talents - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Orchestra pit to cockpit: the man of many talents

The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra's New Year concert was conducted by Daniel Harding, who took a year's sabbatical from the Paris Orchestra last summer to become an Air France pilot.
What was the buzz online? - China Nation News
Nation

What was the buzz online?

Buzzwords are the argot of online social media. Each year brings slang that heralds changing opinions or issues. Here are a few that have been center stage this year.
What we did and what we thought in 2019 - China Nation News
Nation

What we did and what we thought in 2019

Whether you liked it or loathed it, 2019 has passed into history. We are now left to reflect on what it all meant, how our lives were changed and where we go from here.
Austere emperor reveals an aesthetic side - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Austere emperor reveals an aesthetic side

A newly published art album reveals a surprising aesthetic side to Qing Dynasty Emperor Yongzheng, who presided over an era of peace and prosperity.
Maestro's despair over cut and paste opera - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Maestro's despair over cut and paste opera

Romanian-born conductor Ion Marin recently brought a unique repertoire to Shanghai, featuring Stravinsky's "The Firebird" in its original entirety.
Steppe herders open hearts to city orphans - Entertainment in China
Entertainment

Steppe herders open hearts to city orphans

The film "Song of Love" recounts the touching relationship between city children and nomadic mothers in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
It requires ingenuity to keep the public reading - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

It requires ingenuity to keep the public reading

In the digital era, book publishers are searching for ways to keep the public reading, especially in the lucrative children's book market.
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