Nature China highlights the best research coming out of Mainland China and Hong Kong, providing scientists from around the world with a convenient portal into publications drawn from across all scientific disciplines.
Stem cells: Rat cells reprogrammed
Researchers in China have used lentiviruses to reprogram adult rat fibroblasts and bone marrow cells into induced pluripotent stem cells
Parasitic diseases: Irrigation, sanitation, education
An intervention strategy has proved successful in preventing the transmission of the parasitic disease schistosomiasis
Dermatology: Hair for you too!
Hairless protein levels can be fine-tuned to restore hair growth
Dermatology: New markers for psoriasis
A genome-wide scan in a Chinese population identifies a new susceptibility locus for the autoimmune skin condition psoriasis
Neural development: Don't get too excited
The discovery of an inverse relationship between dendritic length and synaptic strength reveals an elegant mechanism that helps prevent neurons from overexcitation during development
Superconductivity: Think outside the square
Two-dimensionality is not a prerequisite for superconductivity at high temperatures