SCI-TECH

Scientists confirm water ice on moon's surface for first time


For the first time, scientists have directly observed definitive evidence of water ice on the moon's surface, US space agency NASA has said.

China-made large amphibious aircraft to enter high-speed test on water

China's independently-developed large amphibious aircraft, the AG600, has completed taxiing at low and intermediate speed on the water and will conduct high-speed tests soon.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/18 10:27:17

International tech giants to establish AI centers in Shanghai

Microsoft, Amazon, Alibaba, and several other international tech giants announced to establish AI-related innovation centers and research institutes in Shanghai at the on-going World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/18 10:22:41

New dinosaur species fossil discovered in China

The findings were recently published by the journal Scientific Reports. Researchers have named the new species Yizhousaurus sunae, known in Chinese as Sunshi Yizhou dinosaur, after Chinese scientist Sun Ailing ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/16 15:49:38

Digital revolution a wildcard for greenhouse gas emission reduction: report

A US report published Thursday said the digital revolution remains a wildcard for global greenhouse gas emission reduction efforts as technology can directly influence 30 percent of the emission cuts ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/14 10:44:35

Feature: Global vision drives China's iris-recognition gains

Eyes are the windows of the soul. They are also a person's identity, so China is embracing the biometric technology of eye scanning, or iris-recognition.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/12 16:19:30

Chinese firefighting robot shines at industry conference in Australia

A Chinese-built firefighting robot has stood out as a highlight of a fire and emergency management conference which concluded on Friday in Perth, Western Australia (WA).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 15:03:21

China launches new marine satellite

China sent a new marine satellite into orbit Friday to help improve understanding of maritime waters and climate change.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 13:35:52

Researchers develop "waterproof coat" for mobile phones

Have you ever had a mobile phone that was shut down after you accidentally dropped it in water?
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/5 11:14:11

HK's online banking push pits tech newcomers against old lenders

At least a dozen banks, fintechs and telecom firms are lining up to get a piece of Hong Kong's retail and small business banking market as the regulator prepares to ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/30 22:15:40

Google ties up with Indian banks

Alphabet Inc's Google said that it is partnering with a handful of Indian banks to bring quick loans to the masses, as it aims to woo tens of millions of ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/30 22:15:39

Chinese researchers identify new autism risk gene

Chinese researchers have discovered the functions of a gene that regulates brain functions and that its deficiency can potentially cause autism.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/28 22:38:40

China launches new twin BeiDou navigation satellites

China on Saturday successfully sent twin BeiDou navigation satellites into space on a single carrier rocket.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/25 17:08:58

Chinese scientists develop smart app to identify pests on crops

It is difficult for even veteran farmers to recognize every pest variety, making choosing the right pesticide to kill them difficult. But Chinese scientists have made the work as easy ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/25 17:07:13