As I lay on the very comfortable chair, having my hair washed, rinsed, washed, rinsed and washed, rinsed again I observed my fellow customers. "Yep," I thought. "They all have lovely straight, well-behaved hair. Good luck with my mane of curly unruliness Alan."
At T&G here (I don't know about the UK as I've never visited a salon of theirs) you ask for stylists based on their seniority and price. Dithering over the list (did I risk the cheapest?!) I was told that the only person available was Alan, the most junior stylist.
Key discoveries include directly proving that large-scale ecological restoration projects can improve an ecosystem's ability to absorb carbon gas and slow rates of climate warming on a national scale, according to findings published on Tuesday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international science journal.
Significant progress has been made in developing a system of medical and healthcare services. A basic medical services network covering both urban and rural areas has been put in place, with 980,000 medical and health institutions at all levels, 11 million health workers, and seven million beds at medical institutions. The state has increased its efforts to foster more medical professionals. A standardization training system for resident doctors is being established, and outstanding figures such as Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine Tu Youyou have made significant contributions to society. As more social resources flow into the medical sector, private hospitals now account for over 57 percent of all hospitals, making medical services more diverse. China's medical and health emergency rescue capability is among the world's best. It stood the severe test of the Ebola epidemic, blocking all infectious sources from outside its territory and achieved zero infection while Chinese medical teams went on assistance missions in Africa.
They were also the first to find that ecosystem productivity is positively correlated with vegetation's nutrient reserves on a national scale.
In line with the agreement inked on April 9, Jiangsu will support NPU to construct its research institute in Yangtze River Delta in Taicang to bring in the NPU's quality scientific research and educational resources and give full play to local economic advantages, with an aim to improve the output level of the Research Institute in Yangtze River Delta and create high-level scientific innovation growth poles.