China science, technology news summary -- Jan. 20

BEIJING, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- The following is a summary of published science and technology news of China.


China's space administration has unveiled a list of 10 selections for the name of the country's first Mars rover, inviting internet users from across the globe to vote on the candidates before making a final selection.

Netizens at home and abroad can take part in the poll to help decide the name of the Mars rover from Jan. 20 to Feb. 28. The administration will pick the three most popular names based on public voting and the opinions of an evaluation committee.


China has established or is working to establish 25 service centers to provide fast responses to intellectual property rights (IPR) issues, the country's IPR authorities announced.

The China National Intellectual Property Administration recently approved three fast IPR service centers in three counties, according to the CNIPA.


China will promote science and technology innovation in agriculture to support all-round rural revitalization in the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025), the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) said.

The CAAS will make great efforts to be more internationally influential in agricultural science, technological innovation, achievement transformation, and international cooperation, and become a high-level talent training base and national high-end think tank.

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