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New species of flying squirrel discovered in China


A Sino-Australian team has discovered a new species of flying squirrel in a national nature reserve in southwest China's Yunnan Province.

Tesla faces scrutiny

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Wednesday cited driver errors and Tesla Inc's Autopilot design as the probable causes of a Model S crash in January 2018. The car, ...

Exhibition of Chinese arts students in Serbia shows changes in urban, rural China

Visitors view photos during the photo exhibition "Reflection in Water" in Novi Sad, Serbia, July 21, 2019. The changes in urban and rural China were presented to Serbian art audience ...


Russian scientists: permafrost thawing can cause unpredictable climate change

The thawing of submarine permafrost leads to massive emissions of greenhouse methane, which may change the climate in the future. Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU)'s research in the Seas of the ...
Source: sputniknews.com | 2019/9/20 15:35:01

Russian scientists figure out how to make steel 'tougher'

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) have improved the alloying process (improving the properties of metal due to impurities), allowing not only the wear-resistance of materials to be increased, but ...
Source: sputniknews.com | 2019/9/20 15:28:21

First fast tornado-detecting radar installed in East China

Coastal Jiangsu Province has installed China's first C-band phased array meteorological radar system, designed to quickly detect and monitor extreme weather including tornados, developers said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 19:38:40

Newly discovered comet likely "interstellar visitor", says NASA

A newly discovered comet appears to have originated from outside the solar system, said NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in a release.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/14 8:44:08

2019 World Computer Congress kicks off in Changsha, central China's Hunan

2019 World Computer Congress kicks off in Changsha, central China's Hunan
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/11 21:01:04

China's giant telescope picks up mysterious signals from deep space

Chinese astronomers have detected repeated fast radio bursts (FRB) - mysterious signals believed to be from a source about 3 billion light years from Earth - with the largest and ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/9 10:53:42

Implementation phase of China-funded Egyptian satellite project kicks off

Egyptian and Chinese teams announced Sunday the start of the implementation phase of the China-funded "MisrSat II" satellite project.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/9 11:01:59

"Internet plus healthcare" exhibition showcases latest technological developments

"Internet plus healthcare" exhibition showcases latest technological developments
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/7 18:39:54

Google target of new US antitrust state probe

More than 30 US state attorneys general are readying an investigation into Alphabet Inc's Google for potential antitrust violations, a source knowledgeable about the probe said on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/9/6 0:18:39

Tesla faces scrutiny

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Wednesday cited driver errors and Tesla Inc's Autopilot design as the probable causes of a Model S crash in January 2018. The car, ...
Source: Reuters | 2019/9/6 0:13:39

ESA re-routes satellite to avoid SpaceX collision risk

The European Space Agency said on Tuesday it had altered the trajectory of one of its observation satellites to avoid a possible collision with a craft operated by Elon Musk's ...
Source: AFP | 2019/9/6 0:08:39

AI-powered face changing app sparks privacy concern

A mobile app that uses AI technology to allow netizens to replace the portrait of an actor with a photo of their own face changed its rules following concerns over ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/31 17:39:01

The AI+Art Journey of Wonder amazes audiences at WAIC

AI+Art Journey of Wonder, part of the ongoing 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC), featured performances including Cyborg dancing and virtual singers singing with real singers. Fantastic performances combining art ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/30 20:23:17