Humanoid robot reporter Jia Jia called "Miss China" with "a temper"

China's humanoid robot Jia Jia has gone viral on the Internet since her experimental interviews with the world's top AI experts including Kevin Kelly earlier this week.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 21:50:25

Color producing methods of butterfly wings could inspire 3D printing technology: research

Scientists from Australia and Swiss revealed on Thursday some of the mysteries about butterfly wings and their unique methods for producing color.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/27 17:26:43

Plant factory in SE China adopts intelligent control system

Staff members check the vegetable shoots at Sanan Sino-Science plant factory in Hutou Township of Anxi County, southeast China's Fujian Province, April 25, 2017. The plant factory, jointly founded by the Institute of Botany of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Fujian-based Sanan Group, adopts intelligent control system to grow vegetables in an automatic and efficient way. About 1.5 tonnes of vegetables are produced daily by the factory and supply the market through over 130 sales outlets.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/27 14:50:44

Artificial intelligence to interconnect islands of automation: expert

The combination of better cameras, better sensors and machine learning will lead to more extensive application of robots in production, said ABB Group's chief digital officer Guido Jouret in an interview with Xinhua at the Hanover Fair.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/27 7:46:02

Driverless cars to run between London and Oxford in some two years

Driverless cars will run on the 100-km road between London and Oxford in about two years, the government-run atomic energy agency UKAEA announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 7:35:03

Hangzhou to have world’s first ‘cashless’ airport

Hangzhou International Airport plans to become the world's first "cashless" airport by applying cutting-edge digital technologies to its services and will use AI to make security checks faster, Shanghai-based news portal reported on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/22 0:03:39

Digital scans help find new many-toothed clingfish

A team of researchers have discovered and named a new genus and species of clingfish after stumbling upon a specimen preserved in a jar dating back to the 1970s.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/21 8:57:26

New wearable sensor can analyze your sweat for disease

US researchers said Monday they have developed a wristband-type wearable sweat sensor that could help diagnose cystic fibrosis, diabetes and other diseases.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/18 7:14:07

Automated technology developed to analyze rockfall from cliffs: study

Researchers in the US Pacific Northwest have developed an automated system to analyze the potential for rockfalls from cliffs onto roads and areas below, hopefully helping save money and lives.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/14 7:20:55

China launches national data network on elder care institutions

China has launched a universal network covering the data of elder care facilities across the country, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Thursday. Information recorded about these institutions in the network will include internal management, service quality, security management and staff profiles.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/6 23:23:11