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New Zealand part of sunken 'lost continent': scientists

New Zealand sits atop a previously unknown continent that should be recognized with the name Zealandia, scientists said Friday.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/18 0:13:40

Specimen of sperm whale transported back to E China for exhibition

A reporter compares the hand with the specimen of a sperm whale in Yangkou of Rudong, east China's Jiangsu Province, Feb. 15, 2017. A dead sperm whale, found stranded on a beach near Yangkou port of Rudong in February of 2016, was made into specimen in Shanghai. The specimen was transported back to Yangkou for exhibition.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/16 10:15:52

Site of ancient city of Zhenghan in central China

Photo taken on Nov. 19, 2016 shows the site of ancient city of Zhenghan in Xinzheng City, central China's Henan Province. The first city gate has been unearthed after 50 plus years of archeological work on the ancient city of Zhenghan.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/16 10:12:55

300-yr-old imperial decree praises official, wives in China

In a farmer's home in north China's Hebei Province, resides an well-preserved imperial decree issued over 300 years ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/15 8:31:10

Scientists discover new frog species in Tanzania

A new and unique species of frog has been discovered in eastern Tanzania, a development which is expected to boost tourism potential for amphibian lovers and researchers in the east African nation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/15 8:03:58

Early-life ecological conditions could affect some wild animals' survival: study

Some wild animals who grow up in a "poor or unpredictable" environment might have longer lives, according to a study released Monday by the University of Exeter.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/14 8:31:19

Big cluster of 2,200-year-old boat coffins unearthed in SW China

Chinese archaeologists said Wednesday they have unearthed a large cluster of boat coffin tombs dating back 2,200 years that will shed light on ancient indigenous culture.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/10 9:54:39

New Zealand buoy to study "liquid Himalayas" of Southern Ocean

The New Zealand navy has launched a research buoy in the sub-Antarctic Southern Ocean to help a study on how ships can navigate mammoth waves known as "liquid Himalayas."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/9 10:44:38

Big cluster of 2,200-year-old boat coffins unearthed in SW China

Chinese archaeologists said Wednesday they have unearthed a large cluster of boat coffin tombs dating back 2,200 years that will shed light on ancient indigenous culture.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/9 8:18:39

Archaeologists find 12th Dead Sea scrolls cave

Archaeologists excavating a cave in the Dead Sea announced Wednesday they had discovered the 12th cave that held scrolls from the Jewish Second Temple, a period dated to some 2,000 years ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/9 8:15:09