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China's underwater robot sets depth record

One of China's underwater robots, the Haixing 6000, recently set a national depth record for a Chinese remotely operated vehicle, by diving 6,001 meters below sea surface during its first research expedition, scientists told Xinhua Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/29 12:05:34

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 for her great contribution to vertebrate paleontology. (Xinhua)
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/16 15:49:38

Chinese, American paleontologists discover two new bird-like dinosaurs in Xinjiang

Chinese and American researchers have discovered two new species of dinosaur in an expedition to China's Xinjiang, according to a study published on Thursday in the journal Current Biology.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 8:40:17

1,000 teeth dug up in bizarre discovery under Melbourne CBD

Archaeologists have dug up over 1,000 human teeth in Melbourne's Central Business District which is one of the strangest discoveries in modern Australian history.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/22 14:52:13

Arctic lakes speed up permafrost thawing, global warming: study

A new study found that a relatively known process called abrupt thawing might speed up Arctic permafrost's expected gradual thawing and then the release of greenhouse gases.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:38:40

Luxury brands, status symbols may block new friendships: study

Designer clothes, expensive watches and luxury cars that convey high status might actually deter new friends as people usually want to be friends with ones of more modest means, a new study of the University of Michigan (UM) shows.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:37:24

Scientists create mineral to absorb CO2 from atmosphere

Scientists have found a rapid way of creating magnesite, a mineral that can absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, offering a potential solution to global warming.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 14:27:48

Researchers uncover mummy embalmed way before Pharaohs

Prehistoric Egyptians were using embalming to mummify their dead well before the time of the Pharaohs, far earlier and covering a wider area than previously thought, according to latest research.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 10:28:20

Early Jurassic dinosaur footprints discovered in Guizhou

A research team said Friday that they had discovered at least 250 dinosaur footprints in southwest China's Guizhou Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/11 9:32:54

Czech scientists discover connection between Ancient Egypt, Anatolia

A group of Czech scientists led by Martin Odler from the Faculty of Arts of Charles University (FF UK) have discovered that many objects produced in ancient Egypt contain lead imported from Anatolia.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/8 9:04:43