Jiaolong, China's manned submersible on Saturday retrieved a basalt sample from the Zhenbei Seamount in the South China Sea which scientists say could shed light on the formation and evolution of seamounts in the area.
More than 20 funeral artifacts were unearthed during the excavation of two 2,000-year old tombs in central China's Hunan province, according to local sources Friday.
Archaeologists announced Wednesday neolithic ruins dating back 4,500 to 5,000 years had been found in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in north China has started the process of having the Juyan archeological site recognized with a UNESCO cultural heritage listing, said local authorities on Wednesday.
Chinese archaeologists have discovered an ancient inscription carved in a cliff cave in northern China's Hebei Province, believed to be a place of seclusion for a renowned Shaolin monk, local authorities said Wednesday.
Chinese scientists embarked on a deep-sea mission in the South China Sea on Tuesday, the beginning of the second stage of China's 38th oceanic expedition.
A set of bamboo slips dating back more than 2,300 years were officially recognized Sunday by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's earliest decimal calculation tool.
A new study offers direct, genetic evidence for the hypothesis that early mammals were nocturnal.
An Australian-led research has found that major increases in environmental moisture occurred just before mass extinctions of megafaunal species around 11,000-15,000 years ago.
Chinese cultural heritage preservationists have proposed building a park at the site where relics of of a historical uprising were excavated this year.