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Earlybird RV Show held in Canada's Vancouver


A man watches a recreation vehicle during the Earlybird RV Show in Vancouver, Canada, Feb. 17, 2017.

Gear up for driverless future

Google said on Tuesday the rate of software failures in its self-driving cars was declining as the technology was learning from its mistakes, bringing the tech company closer to its ...

Xiaomi goes all-metal as competition heats up

Xiaomi Inc has finally dumped polycarbonate, a material commonly used in cheap plastic phone bodies, for all-metal in its newly released low-cost Redmi Note 3, which analysts see as a ...


SpaceX successfully launches ISS resupply mission, rocket lands on ground.

US space firm SpaceX launched its 10th cargo mission to the International Space Station on Sunday morning from US space agency NASA's historic moon pad for the first time.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 8:47:29

SpaceX successfully launches ISS resupply mission, rocket lands on ground.

US space firm SpaceX launched its 10th cargo mission to the International Space Station on Saturday morning from US space agency NASA's historic moon pad for the first time.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 0:30:11

SpaceX aborts launch to space station due to technical trouble

US space company SpaceX aborted in the last minute the lift-off of its Falcon rocket and Dragon capsule to the International Space Station on Saturday morning due to technical trouble. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/19 8:25:08

Earlybird RV Show held in Canada's Vancouver

A man watches a recreation vehicle during the Earlybird RV Show in Vancouver, Canada, Feb. 17, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 23:06:27

China to launch first high-throughput communications satellite in April

China plans to launch Shijian-13, its first high-throughput communications satellite, in April, the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 8:04:30

Chinese oncologists research cancer genes

One hundred and fifty-two oncologists from across China formed a working group on Friday to identify genetic faults that can increase the risk of cancer.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 7:58:50

Japan’s tech giant on the decline

Toshiba Corp may delay the sale of its prized flash-memory chip unit after the conglomerate said it would consider selling most, even all, of the marquee business, a person with ...
Source: Reuters | 2017/2/16 23:52:00

New Zealand part of sunken 'lost continent': scientists

New Zealand sits atop a previously unknown continent that should be recognized with the name Zealandia, scientists said Friday.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/18 0:13:40

Principles of human gene editing released

The principles of human gene editing were put forward for the first time by the Human Gene Editing Research Committee in its report, "Human Genome Editing: Science, Ethics, and Governance," ...
Source: People.cn | 2017/2/17 11:05:23

"Superspreaders" identified as driving cause of 2014 Ebola epidemic

A new study has shown that in the catastrophic 2014-2015 Ebola epidemic in West Africa, about three percent of the people infected were responsible for infecting 61 percent of all ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 10:08:32

Aust'n researchers use 3D printing, virtual reality to bring dinosaur "back to life"

A Wallaby-like dinosaur that has been extinct for 100 million years will be bought "back to life" by Australian researchers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 10:07:54

Smartphone photos of x-rays provide diagnosis as effective as original film: Aust'n study

Smartphone photos of x-ray images can help medical professionals diagnose lung problems as effectively as the original films, Australian research has found.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 10:07:05

Chinese scientist participates in human gene editing committee

A Chinese scientist has participated in making recommendations for human gene editing that cover basic laboratory research, and somatic and germline (heritable) genome editing, according to the Chinese Academy of ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 7:56:15