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Tsinghua University builds 'future lab' to promote cross-field research


Tsinghua University, China's top university in the QS World Rankings, has launched a "future lab" to encourage collaboration among research fields.

Luxury in the sky

Since its entry into service in October 2007, the Airbus 380 (A380) has won praise from passengers with its excellent cabin comfort and reliability.

Embedded AI to take off by year-end

One year ago, when artificial intelligence (AI) robotic AlphaGo rose to prominence after it unexpectedly defeated legendary player Lee Se-dol, tech giants and venture capitals were rushing to pump money ...


China launches first AI lab for broadcasting

China's first artificial intelligence (AI)laboratory for broadcasting opened on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/18 23:12:27

Tsinghua University builds 'future lab' to promote cross-field research

Tsinghua University, China's top university in the QS World Rankings, has launched a "future lab" to encourage collaboration among research fields.
Source: CGTN | 2017/12/18 14:04:37

New tech to read human emotion via camera

A Chinese firm announced Saturday it had developed technology to efficiently detect human emotion, even through using cameras on mobile phones.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/18 8:44:29

Chinese flight to Antarctica a success, signal of new era in tapping polar travel

China's first flight to Antarctica successfully landed on Saturday night, a move signaling the country has started a new era of tapping the nascent South Pole tourism market, which will ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/17 21:18:39

Rejected antibiotic candidate likely to get new chance for producing bacteria killers: study

After being shelved for more than 50 years, an antibiotic candidate, which was once regarded as less promising in killing bacteria, has caught the attention of researchers for its special ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/17 16:55:28

China develops world's fastest unmanned boat

China has developed the world's fastest unmanned boat, the Tianxing-1, which has a maximum speed of more than 50 knots (92.6 km/h), according to Science and Technology Daily on Tuesday.
Source: Ecns.cn | 2017/12/17 11:11:27

Facebook admits spending too much time on social media likely to harm offline social relations

Facebook, the world's top social media giant, acknowledged Friday that spending excessive time on its website without interacting with friends and family members may hurt social relations offline.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/17 9:57:23

Next-generation GRACE satellites begin final preparations for launch

A pair of next-generation GRACE satellites, Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) satellites, is now at Vandenberg Air Force Base, the US state of California, to begin final preparations ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/17 8:03:19

Higher blood sugar in early pregnancy linked to risk for congenital heart defects in babies: study

Pregnant women, who have a higher level of blood sugar in their early pregnancy, whether they have diabetes or not, ran a greater risk of giving birth to babies with ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/16 8:45:34

China plans remote sensing satellites over South China Sea

China's southern island province of Hainan has unveiled a satellite launch plan to assist remote sensing coverage over the South China Sea.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 16:01:21

Archeologists discover 3,500-year-old burial sites in Egypt's Aswan

Archeologists have uncovered four intact burial sites for children dating back to the 18th Pharaonic Dynasty, some 3,500 years ago, in Upper Egypt's Aswan province, the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 8:02:17

Tackling childhood obesity needs involvement of families, follow-up care: study

When trying to help children lose weight, involvement of a parent in the treatment makes the entire family healthier, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 7:53:05

AI reveals first distant solar system rivaling our own in planet number

Scientists announced on Thursday they have found, for the first time, an eighth planet in a distant star system, tying it with our own solar system for having the most ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 7:51:22