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Chinese scientists develop 3D conic device to increase solar-thermal conversion

Chinese scientists have developed a new device of 3D hollow-cone structure that can greatly increase the solar-thermal conversion efficiency.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/16 6:28:44

Zhejiang to build 5,000 more charging poles for electric cars by 2020

East China's Zhejiang Province plans to install more than 5,000 new charging poles for electric cars by 2020, according to the State Grid Zhejiang Electric Power Company.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/10 16:59:58

China's electric carmaker NIO wins 2018 Red Dot Design Award's Top Accolade

China's electric vehicle company NIO was awarded Monday the 2018 Red Dot Design Award's top accolade for its vehicle charging system NIO Power Home.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/10 15:59:04

AI scientists worldwide boycott S. Korean university over autonomous weapons concerns

More than 50 artificial intelligence (AI) researchers around the globe have signed a letter to boycott a top South Korean university over its autonomous weapons project.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/6 15:53:30

Chinese scientists find key factor to main wastewater treatment technology

China has made rapid improvements in its sanitary services in recent years by building wastewater treatment plants. Yet its 4,000 sewage treatment plants could pose a risk of secondary contamination if they are unable to dispose excessive sludge properly, according to a Chinese scientist Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/27 21:32:01

Low-cost hybrid material created for reducing water, air pollution

An Italian science team has developed a new class of low-cost materials that can reduce wastewater and air pollution better than the commonly-used activated carbon.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/21 7:49:16

China develops fuel cell to last 5,000 hours

Chinese researchers have independently developed automobile fuel cell modules with over 5,000 hours durability.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/20 17:26:43

China's wind tunnel to spur development of hypersonic aircraft, weapon: analysts

China is building a world-leading hypersonic wind tunnel to test hypersonic aircraft that can travel at speeds of Mach 25 (30,627kph), media reported, saying it will aid the development of future spacecraft that can transport people or payloads into space at far less cost.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/18 23:28:39

Chinese, British researchers call for cooperation in hydrogen technologies

Hydrogen technology research and development in China and Britain are complementary and both sides can collaborate to achieve more in this field, according to scientists at a seminar held in China's Wuhan
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/16 16:00:28

Self-driven cars expected on China's roads in 3-5 years

Unmanned vehicles will appear in regular traffic in three to five years, and people can soon travel in automatically-driven cars on expressways between Beijing and Shanghai while "eating and singing," according to the CEO of one of China's largest tech firms.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/15 22:43:41