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Russian scientists figure out how to make steel 'tougher'

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) have improved the alloying process (improving the properties of metal due to impurities), allowing not only the wear-resistance of materials to be increased, but also giving them some qualitatively new characteristics, which is in demand in high-tech industries, science and energy.
Source: sputniknews.com | 2019/9/20 15:28:21

Chinese scientists find green way to make diesel fuel, hydrogen

Chinese scientists have developed a method to convert light energy and biomass to diesel fuel and hydrogen.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/15 10:44:51

NASA's Mars Helicopter passes key tests

NASA's Mars Helicopter flight demonstration project has successfully passed a number of key tests recently, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/8 17:47:01

US, Chinese researchers transform graphene into semiconductor

US and Chinese researchers used a laser technique to transform graphene, a super thin material that is at least 100 times stronger than steel, into a semiconductor that may replace silicon on a computer chip in the future.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/31 8:46:35

Chinese scientists try to make fracking more effective, greener by replacing water with CO2

Chinese scientists demonstrated in a study that carbon dioxide could be a better fluid used in extracting resources like shale gas within rocks than water.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/31 8:35:47

Vehicle engine that consumes only water is more like a gimmick: experts

The government of Nanyang, Central China's Henan Province said Friday morning that a controversial water-hydrogen engine produced by a local company has not been approved yet, after news of such engine stirred widespread suspicion.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/24 12:49:10

Nation's nuclear power safe with tech breakthrough

The completion of the domestically developed CAP1400 nuclear technology will make China's nuclear power safe and break foreign restrictions on the this arena, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 22:08:41

China posts rising power generation

China's power generation rose 2.9 percent year on year to hit 1.09 trillion kwh in the first two months of the year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/17 15:57:18

US, Chinese experts discuss opportunities, challenges in smart energy application

A group of US and Chinese scholars and experts met Saturday in Silicon Valley to discuss opportunities and challenges in smart energy application and building smart villages in the United States and China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/17 7:49:01

Scientists develop tougher fiber like rubber plus metal

American scientists engineered a tougher fiber as flexible as rubber bands but as strong as metal wires, which can be used in soft robotics or next generation textiles.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/23 9:59:13