SCI-TECH

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.

Uber unveils IPO terms that are well below expectations

Uber Technologies, the world's largest ride-hailing company, plans an initial public offering that values the company as much as one-third below what the startup's insiders had hoped for, between $80.5 ...

Samsung retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples

Samsung Electronics is retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples distributed to reviewers, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday, as the firm smarts from the reputational blow ...


Tiangong-2's controlled re-entry shows China's international responsibility: chief designer

China's space lab Tiangong-2 successfully left orbit and re-entered the atmosphere on Friday night in a controlled manner after more than 1,000 days in service, with a small amount of ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/19 21:24:58

Russian Universities Develop New Device Aimed at Making Equipment More Reliable and Long-Lasting

Identifying defects in the production of various types of equipment has long been a major task for testing teams, given that these could ultimately reduce the life-span of expensive machinery.
Source: Sputniknews.com | 2019/7/19 20:26:33

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.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/19 19:42:10

China's space lab Tiangong-2 to reenter atmosphere under control

China's space lab Tiangong-2 is scheduled to reenter the Earth's atmosphere Friday night (Beijing time), the China Manned Space Engineering Agency announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/19 19:38:29

Bitcoin tumbles as US senators grill Facebook on crypto plans

US Democratic and Republican lawmakers said that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as “untrustworthiness” should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the ...
Source: Reuters | 2019/7/18 14:43:40

Chinese researchers create safe gene-editing tech that avoids ethical concerns

Chinese researchers created a safe and efficient technology to edit RNA, which could largely avoid side effects and ethical concerns from previous gene-editing technologies.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 20:48:40

China expected to send man to moon by 2035: observers

With the coming 50th anniversary of the moon landing, a Chinese aerospace expert speculated that China would be able to achieve its own manned lunar landing by around 2035, establishing ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 22:13:41

NASA's camera spots Curiosity rover at Mars' "Woodland Bay"

The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard the US space agency NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has spotted its Curiosity Mars rover in a new image taken from ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/13 17:49:09

Supply-chain pains

South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of the sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling to circumvent tightened export controls imposed by Tokyo, ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2019/7/10 18:38:40

China to launch 100 additional satellites by 2025: official

Nearly 100 Chinese satellites will be launched into space before 2025, adding to the more than 200 that are already in orbit, said a Chinese official on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/10 15:00:31

China-developed heavy ion cancer treatment system to be operational

A heavy ion cancer treatment system developed by Chinese researchers will soon be put into operation in northwest China's Gansu Province, researchers said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/10 13:18:38

NASA scientists develop new technique to spot failing infrastructure from space

NASA scientists have developed a new technique for analyzing satellite data that can reveal subtle structural changes, according to a release of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/10 10:39:30

China-UK cooperation in technology opens new chapter

The China-UK Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation conference was held at Queen Mary University of London on July 8.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/9 23:23:41